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[Massachusetts] Smoking in downtown Northampton could cost you

Lighting up in Northampton could lead to a ticket if the Board of Health imposes a smoking ban in the city's downtown business districts. At Thursday night's public forum, some residents said the city needs to find a way to curb smoking. City Councilo
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:58
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[District of Columbia] KOZAK: Prioritize Health, End Corp Tobacco Sales

Despite clear health risks to students and the Georgetown community, the Corp refuses to eliminate tobacco sales, instead prioritizing profit over community health. To keep the university healthy and better serve students, the Corp must stop selling toba
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:57
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[California] Juul e-cigarettes pose addiction risk for young users

The findings, from an ongoing Stanford project addressing the use and perceptions of tobacco products by California youth, were published Oct. 19 in JAMA Network Open. “I was surprised and concerned that so many youths were using Juul more frequently t
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Oct 19, 2018 17:53
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[Massachusetts] Proposal to ban smoking in business districts gets airing

The Board of Health held a forum to get input on its proposal to ban smoking in most areas of downtown Northampton and Florence Thursday. And although most of the handful of commentators who addressed the board enthusiastically supported the floated chang
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 17:52
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VIDEO: E-Cigarettes: What Do We Know?

pointed out that lacking data don’t allow for a real conclusion. While at the 2018 CHEST Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX, Hayes sat down with MD Magazine® to explain what data is known about e-cigarettes in relation to tobacco cessation efforts and wha
MD Magazine
added Oct 19, 2018 17:49
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[Connecticut] SAINER/ORTIZ: It's Time To Raise The Age For Buying Tobacco And E-Cigarettes

Big Tobacco has no place in Hartford, and more so, no place in Connecticut. It’s imperative that local and state lawmakers don’t let them win: increasing the age for the purchase of tobacco in Hartford is a powerful first step that could help set us on t
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Oct 19, 2018 17:47
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[Canada] Ontario to allow marketing of vaping products

Ontario government passed regulations as part of Bill 36 enabling promotion of vaping products in retail stores. Ontario is the first province to pass e-cigarette legislation that allows companies to directly market vaping products to the public, after
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:35
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Philip Morris shares jump as new tobacco products gain momentum overseas ahead of US regulatory decision

PMI is awaiting a decision from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on whether it can sell the devices here...Most of its attention has been on iQOS, a device that heats tobacco instead of burning it. PMI has been trying to woo investors with its strat
CNBC
added Oct 19, 2018 17:21
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[UK] Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker

Staff, visitors and patients can activate the pre-recorded messages, which are then played through a speaker outside Pinderfields Hospital. "Hi, I'm Georgia, would you mind not smoking outside? Someone's mummy or daddy could be having their treatment to
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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[UK] Young Smokers study in Southampton

Researchers in Southampton and London have launched a national study which aims to pinpoint when lung health starts to decline in young adult smokers. Led by Professor Tom Wilkinson at the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre, it is hoped the pro
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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