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[California] 2018 BIG Industry Show to Include Significant Vaping Focus, as Vape Sector Continues Rapid Expansion

The renowned BIG Industry Show is coming to the Los Angeles Convention Center once more, this August 30-31, and this year the event will feature a larger and more exciting vaping section than ever before.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Aug 7, 2018 20:27
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[New York] *ACTION ALERT* PUBLIC HOUSING SMOKING BAN

C.L.A.S.H. has filed a lawsuit challenging this rule. C.L.A.S.H. receives no funding from any industry. It survives on the kindness of private citizens who donate their nickels and dimes. It's barely enough to cover the cost of maintaining this web si
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Aug 7, 2018 18:28
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[Virginia] Public housing officials enforce federal ban on smoking

Public housing authority executives say their local agencies met or exceeded the nationwide Aug. 1 federal deadline for turning their properties into no-smoking zones. Not everyone is happy about it, they report, but reactions have been mixed. People w
Coalfield.com (The Coalfield Progress, The Dickenson (VA) Star and The Post)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:17
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Massachusetts communities gets $6M to help prevent tobacco use

Around 182 cities and towns in Massachusetts will receive their share of $6 million dollars... “Massachusetts continues to develop comprehensive approaches to reduce tobacco and nicotine use among young people and adults,” said Secretary of Health and Hum
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:16
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco grant to target smoking, vaping among Fall River area teens

The announcement of the grants, which will be awarded to 16 municipal health departments over four years, comes 10 days after Gov. Charlie Baker signed a law raising the tobacco-buying age to 21 statewide The state Department of Public Health on Monday
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Aug 7, 2018 18:14
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[New York] LETTER: E-cigarettes are really not better

Our efforts should include educating youth about the harms of products like electronic delivery systems, and how the tobacco industry uses manipulative marketing tactics to get people to use them. Public Health Solutions has programs like NYC Smoke-Free
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Aug 7, 2018 17:59
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[New York] PHOTOS: Ten cigarette butts equal a cup of coffee

No butts about it; coffee's free and you can smoke that
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:44
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco marketed more heavily in city's minority neighborhoods, study finds

“The evidence is increasingly clear that children who are exposed to tobacco marketing in stores are more likely to start smoking,” said Linnea Laestadius, assistant professor in the Zilber School of Public Health. Credit: UWM Photo/Pete Amland
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:08
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[Wisconsin] Identifying Disparities and Policy Needs with the STARS Surveillance Tool

The Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS) tool...allowed for identification of previously undocumented disparities in the tobacco point-of-sale environment in Milwaukee and facilitated discussion about possible policy inter-ventions
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Aug 7, 2018 17:07
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[California] Vaping, other tobacco products tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana

Adolescents who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than teens who have never tried vaping, a U.S. study suggests. At 10 high schools in Los Angeles, a total of 2,668 students participated in two surveys
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2018 16:52
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