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[Minnesota] Adverse Childhood Experiences and Youth Cigarette Use in 2013 and 2016: Emerging Disparities in the Context of Declining Smoking Rates

we examine adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) ... Cigarette use declined from 2013 to 2016 for all Minnesota youth, but the decline among youth with no ACEs was faster than among youth with ACEs. Youth with ACEs now account for an increasingly high per
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 28, 2018 05:14
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] St. Thomas juries award $113 million in smoking lawsuits ($$)

A first-of-its-kind consolidated trial in a lawsuit over the deaths of two territorial residents from cigarette smoke awarded $113 million in damages, lawyers in the case say. The civil trial involved two separate six-person juries hearing arguments in t
Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Aug 28, 2018 05:06
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Petition Demands Stop to Big Tobacco's Social Media Deception

These posts are seen and shared globally by young people...they've been coordinated by major tobacco companies,(www.takeapart.org) and the message they're designed to convey is an old one: Smoking is cool; start, then don't stop.
American Family Physician
added Aug 28, 2018 05:03
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[New York] Anti-smoking law for NYC apartments poised to take effect

A new city regulation, Local Law 147, goes into effect Aug. 28 and mandates that all multidwelling properties outline and clearly post a smoking policy for its tenants. Although the law does not force landlords and co-op boards to make their buildings sm
amNew York
added Aug 28, 2018 04:51
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[Massachusetts] What the new age restriction on tobacco sales means for Wachusett towns

Following Governor Charlie Baker’s decision to sign Bill H4486, four out of five towns in the Wachusett area will up the tobacco and e-cigarette sale age restriction from 18 to 21 years old and ban the sale of cigarettes at pharmacies by the end of t
The Landmark (MA)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:50
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[Missouri] Civil Rights : Inmate Action – Secondhand Smoke – Punitive Damages ($$)

Washington v. Denney (MLW No. 71983/Case No. 17-2747 – 21 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Smith, J.)
Missouri Lawyers Media
added Aug 28, 2018 04:49
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[Canada] Langley woman pushes for provincewide ban on smoking in multi-unit buildings

A Langley woman, Naomi Goffman, has decided that enough is enough. So she's launched an online petition to push Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson to ban smoking in all multi-unit dwellings in B.C.
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:45
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Mind-altering breast milk? New pot study poses that question

Marijuana’s main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers’ breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward. Experts say the ingredient, THC, has chemical properties t
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 17:50
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[Oregon] Smoke-free downtown public spaces now in effect

Eugene’s ordinance expanding smoke-free areas to sidewalks, medians and alleys in a 12-block downtown core took effect on Friday, August 24. Property owners within the area have the option to opt areas adjacent to their property out of the ordinance, and
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 27, 2018 17:44
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[Oregon] Smoke-free Expansions

We’ve made a change to City code that makes the public spaces in the downtown core smoke-free. In addition, the code allows the expansion of smoke-free areas outside the downtown core.
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 27, 2018 17:36
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