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[Washington] Wash. lawmakers look to raise legal tobacco age

The Spokane Regional Health Board backed a measure to raise the tobacco age to 21 years old. Spokane Regional Health Board member AJ Sanders said a common objection to initiatives like this are looking at how effective it will actually be.
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:15
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Derek Yach responds to accusations against Smoke-Free Foundation

Derek Yach wants to assure his peers that he has not “gone over to the dark side.”... He said that despite believing in the provisions of the FCTC in preventing people from becoming smokers, he thinks that it does not do much in assisting existing smokers
Vaping Post (ch)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:02
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the 5 ways tobacco companies lied about the dangers of smoking cigarettes

After a court found that they violated civil racketeering laws in 2006, tobacco companies Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard and Philip Morris USA finally began releasing court-ordered ads on TV and in newspapers in November to correct the lies the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:01
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Health Advocates to Mondelēz International: Stop Promoting Marlboro Cigarettes to Kids in Bolivia

InterAmerican Heart Foundation Bolivia are calling on Mondelēz International, the giant snack food company, to immediately stop a promotion in Bolivia in which the company’s Halls drops product is being sold in “combo” packs with Marlboro cigarettes, the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:00
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Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Initiatives

While we support funding for CHIP and community health centers, it is irresponsible and unnecessary for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to addressing many of the big
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:59
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VIDEO: The Video Game Danger Parents Don't Know About

Protecting kids from hidden smoking
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2017 15:58
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[Europe] Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal

The decade-long study of 650 British and European adults suggests that diets high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, could speed the healing of smoke-damaged lungs. The foods' respiratory benefits might not just be restricted to ex-smokers, no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2017 15:50
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[UK] SELLER: Swan song: How Britain uses the last of its fading European influence

Against the backdrop of Brexit, flagship British companies in the tobacco industry – British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial – remain locked in a heated lobbying battle... Will Britain’s withdrawal make it easier for the EU to expand tracking mechanis
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:48
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PITMAN: Antitobacco Campaigners Seize Olympic Opportunity for Clearing Smoke in Japan’s Public Places

This high-profile event has been seized upon by antitobacco campaigners as a catalyst for improving Japan’s tobacco policy. The hope is that it will provide a deadline for Japan to introduce proper legislation against passive smoking and help it vault fro
Nippon Paper Group (jp)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:44
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[Asia-pacific] SmokeFreePH: Can the Philippines become a smoke-free country?

“In order for us to qualify if the entire country is already smoke-free is to see if every LGU (local government unit) is already complying with even the minimum requirements [based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco C
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:42
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