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[Washington] 'Tobacco 21' will try again to raise age to buy tobacco products

The “Tobacco 21” Idaho Coalition announced it'll try again to pass legislation that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products, including e-cigs, from 18 to 21. The group believes it would reduce tobacco use and protect kids from a lifetime of ad
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:57
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[Oregon] VIDEO: Teens go undercover in Multnomah County tobacco stings

Teens are teaming up with Multnomah County and they’re going undercover. Their mission is to bust stores that sell tobacco to people under the legal age. Oregon law changed this year. Now you have to be 21 to buy tobacco and vape products.
KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8
added Feb 2, 2018 17:55
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Truth Initiative: New report shows that Marlboro is one of the most influential brands among teenagers, raising significant concern on the proposed Marlboro branding of IQOS HeatSticks

The powerful influence of advertising and brands, particularly the Marlboro brand, on young people reaffirms our deep concern that Philip Morris International's IQOS product, which would be marketed by Altria in the U.S., would also include the introduct
PR Newswire
added Feb 2, 2018 17:50
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[China] Vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Shanghai, injuring 18

Investigations showed the fire was caused by a 40-year-old driver who was smoking a cigarette inside the vehicle while illegally transporting highly flammable substances... Another image appeared to show the driver smoking a cigarette inside his vehicle b
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2018 17:48
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[Australia] TED TALK: Eliminating Tobacco Companies From Investment Portfolios | Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of thei
You Tube
added Feb 2, 2018 17:38
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Two Muslims asylum seekers win High Court case as judge rules that allowing smoking and forcing them to pray by toilets at UK immigration detention centre breached their human rights

Mr Rahman had also complained about the smoky atmosphere caused when detainees lit cigarettes in cells... The judge concluded that legislation barred smoking in immigration removal centre cells. He said regulations would have to be amended for smoking to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:08
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[China, UK] Horror in Shanghai as blazing minivan full of gas tanks ploughs into pedestrians outside Starbucks: Driver's cigarette sparked fire minutes before Theresa May was due to make speech in the city

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:08
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[China] Van strikes people in Shanghai crash police say was accident

A driver who was smoking while transporting gas tanks lost control of his minivan and plowed into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai on Friday, sending 18 people to hospitals for treatment, local authorities reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2018 17:03
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[Australia] 'Sometimes I even smell hair burning': Kyle Sandilands reveals he smokes cigarettes while on the TOILET and ashes them out between his legs

The 46-year-old dished on his unusual lavatory habits, before joking about his and co-host Jackie 'O' Henderson's shared addiction to cigarettes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:01
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CDC Report: Marlboro, Newport and Camel Are Three Most Popular Cigarette Brands Among Youth Smokers

This report is further evidence that Philip Morris and Reynolds American cannot be taken seriously when they claim to be reformed, responsible companies that don’t market to kids. Responsible companies wouldn’t have a corner on the youth cigarette market
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:56
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