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[Canada] Parliament to regulate vaping, implement plain packaging for tobacco products

The bill, S-5 will regulate the manufacture, sale, labelling and promotion of e-cigarettes and vaping products. The legislation, which only needs royal assent to become law, prohibits the sale of vaping products to minors, restricts certain forms of adv
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added May 16, 2018 21:38

[Minnesota] TANICK: Is it legal to bar tobacco sales to those under 21?

Minneapolis looks poised to join the trend, but recent lawsuits challenging age restrictions on another matter — gun sales — are worth noting.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 16, 2018 21:37

Colorado boosts savings to $730 million with help of recent tobacco industry settlement but may need more

Thanks to a boost from a recent tobacco industry settlement, Colorado plans to sock away an extra $90 million next year in the state’s reserves. But by one credit rating agency’s analysis, it’s still woefully unprepared for the next economic downturn.
Denver (CO) Post
added May 16, 2018 21:35

[Texas] City Council committee mulls raising age to purchase tobacco to 21

During a meeting Wednesday, four Austin City Council members expressed support for the idea of raising the minimum age for people to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added May 16, 2018 21:33

[New York, Virginia] Local teens to speak before Tobacco Company Shareholder Meeting

Teens from Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler counties will speak out against the Tobacco Industry’s recent marketing campaigns and tactics at the annual shareholder meeting of the tobacco company, Altria Group. The meeting will take place on May 17th. This
WETM TV 18 (Elmira, NY)
added May 16, 2018 21:32

[California] June Ballot Measure Would Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products In San Francisco

Reynolds Tobacco Co. is blanketing the city with ads — on the radio, television, online and via direct mail — urging a "no" vote on Proposition E. The latest campaign finance contributions show that the tobacco giant, which produces Newport menthols, the
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 16, 2018 21:30

COPD More Prevalent in Women and Affects Them Differently Than Men, Report Finds

most recently in the news for taking the life of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Last fall, researchers gathered for 2 days to discuss and explore research needs and opportunities related to the impact of female sex and gender on lung and sleep health mai
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 16, 2018 21:22

[India] ‘Export Of FCV Tobacco Has Reduced Drastically’

Javare Gowda, President, Federation of All India Farmer Associations, talks to Ashish Sinha about the issues facing the tobacco farmers
BW Businessworld (in)
added May 16, 2018 21:18


We can put an end to teenage addiction to e-cigarettes. Targeted PSAs, youth talks across the country and re-vamping of the health curriculum are just some of the ways we plan to use your money. This is our chance. Let's seize it.
You Tube
added May 16, 2018 21:14


We can stop this. This is what we will do with the money: Targeted PSAs, youth talks across the country and re-vamping of health curriculum....From 2011 to 2015, current use of e-cigarettes among high school students increased more than tenfold – from 1.5
added May 16, 2018 21:12
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