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Secondhand Smoking, Children’s Health and Ghana’s Tobacco Control Law

“The availability of single sticks of cigarette allows individuals with few resources, such as the youth and the poor to buy tobacco products. In addition, the fact that single sticks are widely available and promoted, underscores the fact that they are
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:11
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[UK] FACE-BACCY Kids are being sold cigarettes and e-cigs on Facebook despite social media giant’s ban

Kids can buy tobacco and e-cigs without restiction on Facebook, a study found Researchers also found the majority did not have any age restrictions. ... Sellers also sponsored events and launched contests in a bid to push tobacco and vaping products.
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:03
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[North Carolina] Juul presence on local school campuses prompting reviews of nicotine policies

“Due to this increased trend of teenagers’ use of Juul and other e-cigarettes/vaping devices, we are aware that some of our students are using these products,” said Kathy FitzJefferies, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system’s program manager for
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 5, 2018 23:20
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Promotion of tobacco products on Facebook: policy versus practice

widespread tobacco promotion and sales were found at variance with the company’s policies governing advertising, commerce, page content and under age access. Vetting could be improved by automated screening in partnership with human reviewers.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 23:20
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Cigarettes point of purchase patterns in 19 low-income and middle-income countries: Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2008–2012

stores and kiosks were the main cigarette purchase locations in 18 of the 19 countries assessed. Knowledge of where cigarette purchases occur could help guide interventions to reduce cigarette accessibility and use.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 23:18
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Kenyans smoked 700 million fake cigarettes last year with billions going up in smoke

BAT’s Area Head of Security John Evans Monday told a forum on illicit trade in Nairobi that about 700 million fake cigarettes were sold locally last year and said corruption in government was to blame, even as the government announced a multi-sectoral ag
Business Insider
added Apr 5, 2018 19:46
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Mississippi Tobacco Tax Hits Skids

With just a few days in the 2018 regular session, an effort by Mississippi lawmakers to raise tobacco taxes is almost dead. Senate Bill 3048, which could have been used to raise taxes, died when the House Ways and Means Committee didn’t take it up before
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 5, 2018 19:32
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[Nebraska] Cass County town goes tobacco-free; it's no longer for sale anywhere in town

Smokers will be disappointed if they try to buy tobacco products in Greenwood, Nebraska. A gas station/convenience store closed about four months ago, leaving the Cass County town of about 680 people without a tobacco retail outlet, village board member
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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Vaping flavours: The UK has some odd tastes when it comes to vaping

This growth has prompted demand for new flavours for eliquids other than the more traditional tobacco, mint and berry, fruits, vanilla, liquorice, and coffee. Of around 1,000 people surveyed by ecigarette company VIP Electronic Cigarettes, 15.6% want to
Verdict (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:06
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