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More U.S. Teens Shunning Drugs, Alcohol

But why? That remains "the million dollar question," said Levy, "and for sure it doesn't have one simple answer." Overall, she credited public health efforts for giving rise to a new cultural climate that encourages teens to shun substance use because i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2018 13:52
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Some Adults Dismiss Nicotine Risks to Kids

Smokers and users of other tobacco products were less likely than non-tobacco users to recognize the potential harms of nicotine exposure to children, researchers reported. More than four out of five (83.2%) adults surveyed considered nicotine to be "de
MedPage Today
added Jul 20, 2018 13:50
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GONZALEZ-GALLARZA: JUUL’s Expansion is Good News for Global Health

If JUUL successfully raises the capital to launch a truly global consumer product, it is likely to drive more smokers away from the habit and fewer non-smoking teens into it. That is good news for healthcare spending and for smokers worldwide who are des
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:49
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[Canada] POLL: FOUR OUT OF FIVE EDMONTONIANS SUPPORT A SMOKING BAN IN PARKS

“The vast majority of Edmontonians want City Council to approve the smoke-free parks bylaw prior to cannabis legalization” said Les Hagen of Action on Smoking & Health. “This poll gives Council the green light to protect children and youth from the smokin
Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:36
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[Canada] ‘Welcome to Halifax, you can’t smoke here’: Business community reacts to new law restricting smoking

“We’re changing completely the way you look at smokers in Halifax. Whereas currently, smokers walk down the street... What we’re going into is a situation where you can’t smoke unless you see a sign,” Brendan Elliott said, a senior communications advisor
Global News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:33
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[Canada] Smoking in wrong place could cost up to $2,000 under new Halifax bylaws

Halifax Regional Council has voted in favour of new bylaws that will regulate smoking in public areas and ban smoking on all municipal property. The rules ban smoking on sidewalks, streets and all other municipal properties... These restrictions will ap
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:31
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[Israel] Female IDF soldiers banned from removing bras, smoking & wearing white due to religious soldiers

The Israel Defense Force’s “modesty rules” which ban female soldiers from wearing white shirts, removing their bras and smoking near men to prevent “womanly temptation” for religious soldiers is infuriating its targets. Israel’s Women’s Network has report
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jul 20, 2018 03:07
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Steadily implement steps to prevent passive smoking toward 2020 Games

Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
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Veteran sues Paterson Housing Authority alleging reverse racism, seeks $15 million damages

Christopher Delorenze, a veteran, claims he had been complaining about other tenants smoking outside, beneath his apartment window exposing him to secondhand smoke. When he complained to Pennrose, the management company for Freedom Village, he claims he
Paterson (NJ) Times
added Jul 20, 2018 02:43
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[Texas] Nolanville: City council to enact stricter smoking rules

city council plans to add controversial bans to its smoking ordinance, but says it’s open to hearing residents’ concerns. Residents were invited to share feedback and concerns at a public forum being held during the regular city council meeting at 6 p.m.
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:36
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