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STATES AND LOCALITIES THAT HAVE RAISED THE MINIMUM LEGAL SALE AGE FOR TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO 21 (PDF)

As of November 16, 2016, at least 200 localities have raised the minimum legal sale age for tobacco products to 21. Arizona (1) Cottonwood Arkansas (1) Helena/West Helena
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added Nov 19, 2016 18:56
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[Missouri] St. Louis Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

The St. Louis vote adds momentum to fast-growing efforts in Missouri and across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, Tobacco 21 laws have been passed by California, Hawaii and more than 200
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added Nov 19, 2016 01:17
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[Asia, China] Landmark Smoke-Free Law in Shanghai Will Reduce Smoking, Save Lives

Shanghai’s decision will be felt around the world – as a shining example of what cities of any size can do to address the world’s leading cause of preventable death. Shanghai’s new law requires 100 percent smoke-free restaurants, bars, workplaces and publ
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added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[USA] Global Report Shows U.S. Ranks Last in Size of Cigarette Warnings; FDA Must Act to Catch Up

is tied for last in the world in the size of warning labels required on cigarette packs, according to a new international report issued today by the Canadian Cancer Society. The report shows that at least 105 countries and territories now require graphic
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added Nov 10, 2016 23:08
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CDC Reports: U.S. Has Cut Number of Smokers by 8.6 Million since 2005, But Smoking Is Still Huge Problem and Causes 30 Percent of Cancer Deaths

Our progress in reducing smoking is no accident. It stems directly from implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use. Smoking declines has accelerated since 2009 as a result of a stepped-up national effort, including: A 62-cent increase in the fe
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added Nov 10, 2016 21:41
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California Voters Approve $2 Tobacco Tax Increase in Big Win for Kids and Health

The Prop 56 campaign achieved this 63-37 percent victory despite being outspent more than 2-to-1 by tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, which poured an unprecedented $71 million into fighting the measure. B
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added Nov 9, 2016 22:24
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[Wisconsin] Milwaukee Alderman Offers Measure To Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

Murphy has introduced an ordinance to eliminate the use of smokeless tobacco products at Miller Park and other sports venues in Milwaukee... “Our national pastime should be about promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, not a deadly and addictive product
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added Nov 8, 2016 22:22
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
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added Nov 2, 2016 20:07
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[District of Columbia] D.C. City Council Raises Tobacco Sale Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free in Nation’s Capital

giving final approval to measures that increase the age of sale for tobacco products to 21, prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at Nationals Park and other sports venues, and prohibit electronic cigarette use in public and work places. These actions wil
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added Nov 2, 2016 06:59
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CDC Survey Shows Large Majority of Adult E-Cigarette Users in U.S. also Smoke Cigarettes

59 percent of adult electronic cigarette users in the United States were also current cigarette smokers, while 30 percent were former smokers and 11 percent have never been smokers... The evidence to date is limited and inconclusive as to whether e-cigare
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added Oct 27, 2016 21:54
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