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[Texas] Tobacco 21 Opponents Speak Up

San Antonio’s effort to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 isn’t the most popular idea with convenience store owners. Proponents admit that 18-year-olds will still be able to buy cigarettes on military bases, as well as in the San Ant
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:30
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[Kentucky] RODU: Smoking kills too many Kentuckians. Here's how that can change

Our plan builds on a 2005 bill recognizing that “taxing tobacco products according to relative risk is a rational tax policy and may well serve the public health goal of reducing smoking-related mortality and morbidity and lowering health care costs asso
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Nov 22, 2017 04:28
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Cigarette companies set to debut anti-smoking ads — a decade late

Many anti-smoking experts are saying that the ads won’t be as effective, as they are airing a decade after the ruling and media has changed so much in that time. Fewer people are watching television or reading newspapers, especially not the younger demog
New York Daily News
added Nov 22, 2017 04:25
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Big Tobacco Will Finally Run Court-Ordered Anti-Smoking Ads

R.J. Reynolds issued a statement affirming the company's commitment to reducing the harms caused by smoking by offering smokers a new generation of reduced harm products: "The tobacco industry today is very different than it was when this lawsuit was fil
MedPage Today
added Nov 22, 2017 04:17
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[New York] VIDEO: NYS INDOOR VAPE BAN STARTS WEDNESDAY

Spectrum News
added Nov 22, 2017 03:55
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Health Canada report calls for big tax hike on cigarettes

Ottawa needs to hike tobacco taxes significantly to meet its long-term target of reducing smoking to just five per cent of the Canadian population, says a report for Health Canada. The internal report, obtained by CBC News under the Access to Informatio
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:44
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Health Canada Wants To Make Cigarettes Even More Expensive

Bad news for smokers: a report from Health Canada is urging the federal government to raise taxes on cigarettes. If the Trudeau government wants to reduce the number of Canadians who smoke, a promise made in March, then a tax hike on cigarettes is the
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:43
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Big Tobacco's court-ordered ads make their debut

CNN reached out to major tobacco companies for comment about their ad campaigns during this era. Only R.J. Reynolds, maker of Newport, Camel and Pall Mall, replied. "I am not in a position to provide any insights or comments on advertisements that are mo
CNN
added Nov 22, 2017 03:41
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[Missouri] Independence city council votes to cut back on stores that sell tobacco

city council members approved the change of a city ordinance that would reduce the number of convenience stores that sell tobacco. "The council earlier this year adopted the strategic plan and one of those items was to address public health city wide, a
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:35
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VIDEO: From the Archives: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer

The federal government’s report presented January 11, 1964 on smoking and health was a landmark report spelling out the negative health effects of smoking. NBC’s Frank McGee reports.
NBC News
added Nov 22, 2017 02:36
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