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[Hawaii] E-Cigarettes May Lure Teens into Traditional Smoking

Teens who use e-cigarettes don't have as many of the characteristics typically seen in teens who smoke traditional cigarettes, such as impulsiveness or having behavior problems at school, according to a new study. The finding could indicate that advertis
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:15
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[Missouri] Columbia raises tobacco, e-cigarette age to 21

Lawmakers voted 6-1 to ban the sale of tobacco products and nicotine vapor delivery products, popularly referred to as e-cigarettes, to anyone under 21. The council also passed a measure adding e-cigarettes to the city’s ban on smoking in public places.
KRCG-TV 13 (Jefferson City, MO)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:11
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[Vermont] AUDIO: Smoking, chewing now illegal on Church Street

Vermont's most popular outdoor pedestrian mall. The controversial new rules also ban e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. Most Burlington smokers know about the new tobacco ban by now. It is pretty hard to miss when you walk down Church Street: Every 15 fee
North Country Public Radio
added Dec 21, 2014 05:55
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[Massachusetts] Beginning March 1, tobacco buyers must be 21 in Lawrence

The Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt the new regulation, which includes a requirement that businesses selling tobacco products must post signs advising customers on how to enroll in a smoking cessation program. Also, stores will n
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 21, 2014 05:46
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[Connecticut, Hawaii] Two studies find big jump in teen use of e-cigarettes

About 25% of high school students in Connecticut and 29% of teens in Hawaii have used e-cigarettes, according to separate studies. About 18% of the Hawaii teens and 12% of the Connecticut high school students had used e-cigarettes in the past month. Both
USA Today
added Dec 20, 2014 20:47
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[California] Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions.

Strong majorities of students supported outdoor smoking restrictions across all policy types. Comprehensive tobacco-free policies are effective in reducing exposure to smoking and intention to smoke on campus.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:43
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[Ireland] COOPER: Smoking ban has chance in Kentucky legislature

I hope our elected officials will support a statewide smoke-free law in public places and work sites. I hope they will tell everyone in our state that they officially agree, secondhand smoke is a danger to our workforce. If you agree, let them know. Th
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Dec 20, 2014 20:20
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[North Carolina] Reynolds, BAT file dismissal requests on suit

Reynolds American Inc. and British American Tobacco PLC have filed separate requests for the N.C. Business Court to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block Reynolds' $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. Their requests were filed this week, along with a reque
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:11
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[North Carolina] Groups critical of cuts to tobacco prevention programs

A coalition of public-health advocacy groups has taken North Carolina's elected leaders to task yet again for cutting funding for tobacco-prevention programs. The coalition issued Thursday its 16th annual national report that follows up on an initial stu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:11
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[North Carolina] McCrory names lobbyist as deputy chief of staff

Gov. Pat McCrory has named a well-known Raleigh lobbyist who previously worked for Sen. Jesse Helms as a new deputy chief of staff. Jimmy Broughton...His past clients also include tobacco giant Reynolds American and the military contractor Blackwater
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:04
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