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Raising tobacco sales age to 21 is best way to prevent lifelong addiction

experts detail how raising the minimum tobacco sales age would be effective in improving health...If the age were raised nationally, those U.S. residents born between 2000 and 2019 would experience 223,000 fewer premature deaths, 50,000 fewer lung cancer
Ohio State University
added Jul 27, 2016 14:32
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[Alaska] Smoking, vaping banned in Anchorage's Town Square Park

Smoking and vaping are now banned in downtown's Town Square Park, following approval by the Anchorage Assembly Tuesday night. The vote reversed a June rejection of the ban. Assembly members Tim Steele and Bill Starr decided to change their votes, leading
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 27, 2016 14:29
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[Oregon] Roseburg City Council Passes Smoking Ordinance

City Council voted to pass a smoking ordinance that would expand upon an ordinance already in place. Earlier this month, the council had the first reading of the ordinance, which will add a ban on smoking to city-owned parking lots, and the sidewalks, st
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Minjoo Party leader slams tax hike on cigarettes

urged the government to roll back a tax increase on cigarettes, criticizing the measure as a veiled attempt to collect more money by exploiting health concerns. The Minjoo Party of Korea’s chairman Rep. Kim Chong-in called for the “readjustment” of the
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:28
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Persistence of circulating endothelial microparticles in COPD despite smoking cessation

Conclusions Pulmonary capillary apoptosis is reversible in healthy smokers who quit, but continues to play a role in COPD pathogenesis in smokers who progressed to airflow obstruction despite smoking cessation.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:23
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If smoker has COPD, quitting might not help lung function

Quitting cigarettes may not improve smokers' lung function if they have already begun to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine. The findings illustrate how cigarettes affect the lungs on a cel
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:19
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] High tobacco tax means low happiness, acute corruption: report

The higher the share of tobacco taxes in a country’s total revenue, the lower its people’s sense of happiness and perception of corruption, a study said Wednesday. The Korea Federation of Taxpayers and Rep. Yun Ho-jung of the opposition Minjoo Party of
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:18
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[UK] Exclusive: E-cigarettes should not be available on prescription, say GPs

The vast majority of GPs do not believe that e-cigarettes should be prescribed for patients trying to stop smoking, a GPonline survey has found. Almost 70% of GPs rejected the idea that NHS e-cigarette prescriptions should be made be available for patie
GP Magazine (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:14
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[Europe] LEQUENNE: EU has chance to stop illegal tobacco trade

European Commission has been presented with a golden opportunity to strike a blow against the smugglers... The tobacco industry, its suppliers, law enforcement authorities, member states, and the EU should work together to eliminate this illicit trade
EurActiv
added Jul 27, 2016 14:13
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[Missouri] Problems Arise For Cigarette Tax Increase

There are problems for the ballot initiative supported by Raise Your Hands For Kids to raise the state's cigarette tax by $.60 per pack. The Greene County Clerk is asking the county prosecutor to look into the possibility of filing charges because sig
KTTS 94.7 FM (Springfield, MO)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:08
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