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[Asia, Singapore] Underage smokers: The ease of getting cigarettes put to the test

Talking Point goes undercover to find out how easy it is...half of them got their smokes from relatives and friends...30 per cent...licensed vendors...one in five...strangers in the street and illegal vendors.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:09
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Nine in 10 NSW homes now smoke-free

chell said the NSW Government’s efforts to curb smoking, the leading cause of disease and premature death across the state, are working. The NSW Government has invested $4.4 million in the 2017-18 State Budget into services that target chronic health is
NSW Ministry of Health (au)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:01
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Nine in 10 NSW homes now smoke-free

chell said the NSW Government’s efforts to curb smoking, the leading cause of disease and premature death across the state, are working. The NSW Government has invested $4.4 million in the 2017-18 State Budget into services that target chronic health is
NSW Ministry of Health (au)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:01
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Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads Can Backfire on Kids

New research suggests that the strategy of hanging these posters in convenience stores could backfire, prompting some teens to light up. The tobacco industry focuses much of its advertising efforts on convenience stores, which are popular with young peo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2017 03:23
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[Canada] Two convicted in Sudbury for illegal smoking

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has successfully prosecuted two cases under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act....The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conv
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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Graphic Point-of-Sale Cigarette Warnings May Encourage Teen Smoking

RAND researchers constructed a one-of-a-kind laboratory resembling a convenience store to test their hypothesis that viewing posters depicting the ravages of smoking at retail, point-of-sale, locations would serve as a smoking deterrent to vulnerable teen
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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Placing Antismoking Graphic Warning Posters at Retail Point-of-Sale Locations Increases Some Adolescents’ Susceptibility to Future Smoking

Conclusions Introducing graphic antismoking posters at POS may have the unintended effect of further increasing cigarette smoking susceptibility among adolescents already at risk.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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Johns Hopkins University to divest holdings in major coal producers

The vote marks only the third time in the university's history that the trustees have barred a particular type of investment because of broad social concerns....South Africa...In 1991, the trustees voted to end all direct investments in tobacco company st
Johns Hopkins University
added Dec 15, 2017 03:02
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[Asia, Japan] More restaurants going smoke-free by 2020

Considering the planned tighter regulations, the restaurant operators are aiming to lure nonsmoking customers to their outlets, industry sources said. The operators also hope to secure human resources amid a labor shortage by reducing the risk of exposu
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:31
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[UK] Gory anti-smoking posters may ENCOURAGE teens to smoke: Study found more young people bought cigarettes after seeing graphic ads

In the new study from the RAND research corporation found that when they displayed one of these posters in their mock convenience store, more teens bought cigarettes. The behavioral scientists behind the study said they believe it could be a 'defensive'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
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