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Hawaii lawmakers move to curtail smoking

Hawaii lawmakers have killed proposals aimed at raising the legal age for buying tobacco to 21 and clamping down on smoking at beaches statewide. But they're advancing bills that would restrict smoking and make it more expensive, continuing a trend in Haw
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2014 23:41
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[Illinois] No smoking, anywhere

Two bills to further limit smoking are making their way through the Illinois General Assembly. One aims to ban smoking in vehicles with minors. The other proposes to ban smoking on any public college campus in Illinois. Most adults agree smoking should
Illinois Times
added Mar 6, 2014 13:54
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: IU chokes up with expanded smoking ban

Editorial Board very much supports curtailing invasive secondhand smoke on campus... However, we can’t support a bad policy expansion that’s more concerned with appearances than actually helping students stop smoking.
idsnews.com (Indiana Daily Student)
added Mar 4, 2014 16:43
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha smoking linked with kidney,cardiovascular diseases: study

has considerably increased among the youth, particularly among the higher secondary school and university students. He expressed these views while addressing a press briefing on “Sheesha smoking and its health hazard” at the School of Public Health, DUH
The News (pk)
added Mar 2, 2014 20:59
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HALPERIN: For-Profit College Execs To Get Lobbying Tips From Former Tobacco Official

trade association, APSCU, meets in Washington next week for its annual lobby day, whom has the group selected… Where did John Dunham learn these skills? "Prior to starting his own firm, John was the senior U.S. economist with Philip Morris, producing rese
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 1, 2014 17:50
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For-Profit College Execs To Get Lobbying Tips From Former Tobacco Official

trade association, APSCU, meets in Washington next week for its annual lobby day, whom has the group selected… Where did John Dunham learn these skills? "Prior to starting his own firm, John was the senior U.S. economist with Philip Morris, producing rese
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 1, 2014 17:50
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[Nebraska] Email poll shows UNK students favor tobacco-free campus

2,091 students responded; 1,381 voted for proposal ... Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney who responded to an email poll say they want to make the campus tobacco free. Students voted Wednesday and Thursday on a tobacco-free initiative propo
Kearney (NE) Hub
added Feb 28, 2014 20:08
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[Asia, Pakistan] Non-communicable diseases: Quit smoking for your children, say experts

Laws against smoking in public places are not being implemented in Sindh as 68 per cent of hotels and 77 per cent of universities flout anti-smoking laws on their premises. Ironically, a cigarette is cheaper than a loaf of bread in Pakistan. These startl
Express Tribune (pk)
added Feb 26, 2014 22:45
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The LWDS-10J: Reliability and Validity of the Lebanon Waterpipe Dependence Scale Among University Students in Jordan

The LWDS-11 items exhibited a different factor structure in our sample. However, the modified scale (LWDS-10J) showed promising reliability and construct validity in this population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 26, 2014 22:39
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[Minnesota] UMR Going Tobacco Free

Four University of Minnesota campuses will soon be tobacco free. This includes the University of Minnesota Rochester as well as the Twin Cities, Duluth and Crookston campuses. Starting July 1st, tobacco products and e-cigarettes will be banned throughout
KAAL-TV Channel 6 (Austin, MN)
added Feb 25, 2014 15:50
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