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GLANTZ: Age Requirements For e-Cigarette Purchases Protect U.S. Youth

Lauren Dutra, colleagues at the CDC, and I just published “Impact of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Current Cigarette Smoking” in Journal of Adolescent Health that found that states with age requirements for e-cigarette purchases have the sam
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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Impact of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Current Cigarette Smoking

Conclusions After adjusting for covariates, state e-cigarette MLSA laws did not affect youth cigarette smoking. Unadjusted for e-cigarette and other tobacco use, these laws were associated with lower cigarette smoking.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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U.S. senators ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc’s (PM.N) application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency’s commissioner.
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2018 20:05
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U.S. lawmakers ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

The senators, all Democrats, cited remarks by an expert scientific panel that reviewed the application for the U.S. FDA and voted last month against granting Philip Morris permission to do so, according to the letter, a copy of which was seen by Reuters
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:17
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[Canada] Legal age of 21 key to helping youth butt out, says researcher

Russ Callaghan, a professor at UNBC, believes that raising the legal age of smoking to 21 could result in profound improvements in public health in Canada and the US. He has co-published a research paper which suggests this change could significantly red
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:08
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking “ban” being considered for city parks

Smoking in parks and playgrounds in Dundee could be “banned” by spring if a proposal is passed by councillors next week. Play areas in all of Dundee’s public parks could be designated smoke free zones if the voluntary code is approved at a meeting of the
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:02
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[Ireland, UK] Health chiefs will not give green light to vaping

Irish health chiefs have no plans to review their policy on vaping despite an official call in England for the use of e-cigarettes in hospitals as part of an anti-smoking drive.
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 15:40
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[Wisconsin] Madison may ban smoking in city parking garages

Mayor Paul Soglin and Alds. Mike Verveer and Ledell Zellers on Tuesday offered an ordinance to prohibit smoking in the city's five parking garages, including in elevators and staircases. The proposal also would ban smoking within five feet of entrances
Wisconsin State Journal
added Feb 7, 2018 00:55
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[Alaska] ASSEMBLY MULLS HOW TO SPEND $1 MILLION-PLUS TOBACCO-TAX REVENUE

How to spend the $1 million-plus collected through a boroughwide tobacco tax was a main topic of discussion during Monday’s Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. But, the assembly postponed a decision until its Feb. 20 meeting.
KRBD 105.3 FM (Ketchikan, AK)
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
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[Indiana] Lafayette officials look to add vaping to city's smoking ban

City Council has given initial approval to an ordinance that would prohibit vaping into any restaurant or store which admits those younger than 21. It wouldn't include tobacco shops or bars that permit smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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