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BRIANT: Tobacco 21 Is a Catch-22

On the one hand, supporters of an age-21 ordinance claim a health benefit if the age to purchase tobacco is raised, but they fail to acknowledge that there will be little if any health benefit because 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds could still possess and use
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:47
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Honduras takes on Australia over tobacco plain packaging

The WTO said on Friday that Honduras, one of four countries that say they oppose Australia's legislation on commercial grounds, had requested the formation of a dispute settlement panel to settle the issue. It is the second time that Honduras has made su
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:24
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[Netherlands] Can crows be trained to collect cigarette butts?

could we employ these brainy birds to help keep our streets clean? That's the idea behind a project from Dutch startup Crowded Cities, which is looking to train crows to scoop up the butts in exchange for treats.
New Atlas
added Oct 13, 2017 01:23
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[Japan] Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco May Soon Light Up U.S. Market

aren't yet available in the U.S., but they may be soon, and their recent explosive growth in Japan suggests that they will also catch fire here / Japan is, at present, the only country where heat-not-burn cigarettes are widely available. The battery-power
MedPage Today
added Oct 13, 2017 01:17
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ZABLOTSKY: 21 reasons to pass Tobacco 21 in Vermont

1. Over the years, I have spoken to Vermont junior and senior high school students about the dangers of the use of tobacco products. I found that the main motivation for using cigarettes and smokeless tobacco was peer pressure and the desire to be cool.
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Oct 13, 2017 01:14
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[Guam, Micronesia] Bill would let voters decide on tobacco tax increase

Guam legislative Speaker Benjamin Cruz, D-Tumon, is proposing that Guam residents vote on an increase in the tobacco tax to curb Guam's smoking rates. According to news files, the implementation of the current $3 per-pack sin tax on cigarettes did not m
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:12
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Looking for an exciting challenge in science communication?

We are recruiting for a Website & Social Media Manager British American Tobacco’s Research & Development team are industry leaders in next generation tobacco and nicotine products ...This new research focus is transforming the tobacco industry and we are
BAT Science.com
added Oct 13, 2017 01:08
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[New Jersey] No Consequences for Students who Smoke Outside of Designated Zones

no consequences if students, faculty and staff smoke outside of the designated smoking areas the university implemented this semester. The smoke-free zones are there as learning tools before the school is completely smoke-free. Graduate student at Health
The Montclarion (Montclair State University)
added Oct 13, 2017 00:41
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[Japan] Tobacco Companies Snuff Smoke, But Health Benefits Still Hazy

The few studies of the device thus far agree, but with a caveat: Heating and inhaling tobacco in this manner still produces harmful chemicals. It might not harm you as much as a cigarette would, but it’s still detrimental to your health. Philip Morris ha
Discover Magazine
added Oct 12, 2017 22:52
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Michael Jordan talks golf -- and smoking SIX cigars per day -- in Cigar Aficonado interview

"I smoke.. six cigars a day, maybe," Jordan said to Cigar Aficionado publisher Marvin Shanken. Six!? Goodness gracious MJ, that is a lot of smoking. It's understandable though, considering the amount of golf he plays. Jordan told Shanken he plays "almost
GolfDigest.com
added Oct 12, 2017 22:51
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