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[Illinois] Bolingbrook tobacco ordinance first in county

Following Bolingbrook’s lead, the Will County Board of Health is calling for more municipalities to pass a Tobacco 21 ordinance. In what is becoming a nationwide movement, Bolingbrook took steps to raise the age from 18 to 21 to buy smoking materials, e
Bugle Newspapers
added Apr 25, 2018 17:28
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[Illinois] Peoria raises age to buy tobacco to 21

The legal age to buy tobacco products in Peoria is 21 following action taken by the Peoria City Council on Tuesday night... joined a number of other Illinois communities that require those purchasing tobacco to be 21, such as Evanston, Chicago, Napervill
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Apr 25, 2018 17:25
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Duncan Channon, California Public Health Program Launch Campaign Targeting Flavored Tobacco Products

A new campaign entitled “Flavors Hook Kids,” which the agency claims is the largest effort to date targeting flavored tobacco products in the country, will run on broadcast, digital video, radio and out-of-home (OOH) across all 14 markets in California.
Ad Week
added Apr 25, 2018 17:21
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[Korea - North] Rare photos of North Korea’s weed smoking culture

Cigarettes are actually even harder to come by. As a result, those who can’t afford neatly packaged tobacco smoke pot.
Herb.co
added Apr 25, 2018 17:15
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Arctic sea ice is loaded with plastic litter from cigarettes and paint

from the frozen ground, the research team found it contained up to 12,000 tiny to microscopic bits of plastic, some from cigarette filters... About half the plastics were of the same six types, which included packing materials, a material used to make cig
AOL News
added Apr 25, 2018 17:11
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For men under 50, the more cigarettes smoked, the higher the stroke risk

Men under 50 years old who smoke are 88 percent more likely to have a stroke than men who never smoked — and the number of cigarettes a day can move that risk up or down, according to new research. The study, published Thursday in the American Heart Ass
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Apr 25, 2018 17:06
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Cigarillo packaging can influence product perception, study finds

finding cigarillo packs with colors and containing a flavor descriptor were rated more positively for taste and smell. The warnings didn't fully mitigate the draw of the packaging. "This is the first quantitative evidence that cigarillo packaging can inf
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:04
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[California] Flavors Hook Kids / Why Flavors? Why Kids? Do Something

The tobacco industry has a kids menu.
TobaccoFreeCA.com (California Tobacco Control Program)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:01
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[California] VIDEO: "Donut" :30 TV

While you were learning about your kids' favorite flavors . . . the tobacco industry was, too.
You Tube
added Apr 25, 2018 16:58
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[North Carolina] Juul Labs agrees to support age-21 restrictions for buying its e-cigs

Juul Labs Inc. needed less than a day to agree to take significant steps to address federal and state regulatory concerns...Officials with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have said they are aware of students using Juul — which is in the shape of a p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2018 16:08
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