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E-Cigarettes Gateway to Conventional Cigarette Smoking

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medical shows there is “substantial” evidence that e-cigarette use increases the risk of transitioning to smoking conventional cigarettes. This is of particular concern for teens who are i
National Law Review
added Feb 21, 2018 14:30
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[Alaska] Senate proposes smoke-free workplaces

Senate Bill 63, a bill that proposes to extend the ban on smoking in workplaces, has made its way to the House Rules Committee. It has already passed through the Senate and is currently sitting in the committee to be considered for the floor vote.
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Now That Pot Is Legal, Should You Worry About Secondhand Smoke? California Scientist Says Yes

A visible haze of pot smoke rose above the audience. “People in front of me started lighting up and then other people started lighting up. And for a few naive split seconds I was thinking to myself, ‘Hey, they can’t smoke in the AT&T Park! I’m sure that
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Iowa] Investigators blame smoking materials for fatal fire

Cedar Rapids Fire Department investigators on Tuesday said the smoking materials ignited a chair inside the apartment, causing the Saturday morning fire. When firefighters entered the apartment, they found 57-year-old Thomas Jones inside, near the chair
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2018 14:28
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[UK] Sports clubs go 'smoke free'

TWO York sports clubs have become "smoke free" with smoking discouraged on the playing fields, side lines, entrances and exits, and in cars parked on the site. Heworth Rugby Club and York RI New Lane Community Sports Club have teamed up with City of Yor
York Press (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:19
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Dollar Stores Put a Squeeze on Tobacco

Convenience-store retailers are examining the threat that dollar stores are posing to their tobacco sales, and with good reason. Numbers released at a recent tobacco trade show indicate that while c-stores still hold a dominant share of tobacco business,
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 21, 2018 02:47
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Popular push for Austrian smoking ban gathers pace

More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants... As part of a coalition deal they struck in December, the far-right Freedom Party and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s conservatives agreed to lift a smok
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2018 01:32
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[Africa, Kenya] WANYONYI / KIDIYA: Wiping out illicit tobacco trade

the ITP will enter into force and become binding on the 90th day following the 40th ratification by parties to the FCTC. As of February 1, Togo became the 34th country to ratify and so far, only six more countries are needed. Thereafter, parties will beg
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:25
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[New York] This sleek-looking vape pen is hard to quit

The Juul is the best-selling e-cigarette on the market.. It was spotted backstage at Fashion Week, and comedian Dave Chappelle, a former cigarette smoker, uses a Juul throughout his new Netflix comedy special. But, experts caution that just because the Ju
New York Post
added Feb 21, 2018 01:20
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Tobacco Kills, No Matter How It's Smoked: Study

Smokers who think cigars or pipes are somehow safer than cigarettes may want to think again, new research indicates. The study tracked the health and habits of more than 357,000 Americans from 1985 to 2011... Cigar smokers had a 20 percent elevated odds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 21, 2018 01:12
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