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Israel: Working To Increase The Minimum Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21

signed by about 20 Knesset members from all factions of the House, The Israeli Medical Association for Prevention and Termination of Smoking and the Israel Cancer Association, said that it is necessary to protect youth from early exposure to tobacco and n
Yeshiva World (blog)
added Nov 30, 2017 05:09
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[New York] CALVIN: Convenience store group: Hazy logic behind push for 'Tobacco 21' (Commentary)

we refused the sale 97.2 percent of the time. Statewide, compliance is only 95 percent. We don't expect applause; it's our job. But neither do we expect the county government to knowingly take legitimate business away from us by enacting a policy based o
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 30, 2017 05:03
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[Australia] DROPE/BRAWLEY: A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

In reality, many of the countries with the highest tobacco taxes also have the lowest levels of illicit trade. Experience across many countries demonstrates that straightforward steps, such as programs that track and trace tobacco products and even modes
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:56
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[Alabama] Proposed bill would ban smoking in vehicles with minor passengers

A Birmingham lawmaker wants to ban smoking in vehicles with minors inside. Despite anti-smoking campaigns, a lot of people still smoke. And a lot of drivers like to smoke inside of their cars. Birmingham Representative Rolanda Hollis, who is sensitive
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:39
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[Pennsylvania] Port Allegany library joins tobacco-free movement

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health welcomed S. W. Smith Memorial Library in Port Allegany to the growing list of McKean County community partners who have joined Young Lungs at Play!, an initiative to make outdoor areas, such as public pa
Bradford (PA) Era
added Nov 30, 2017 04:35
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Nov 29, 2017 17:11
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[Canada] LETTER: Kudos to Stratford for smoking bylaw

Recently, the Town of Stratford announced plans to launch a public consultation about going smoke free in all public spaces by May 2018. At the Canadian Cancer Society, we advocate that there is no safe level of exposure to second-hand smoke – even outd
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:10
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[UK-Scotland] Call to make pregnant women key focus of anti-smoking strategy

called on the Scottish Government to make helping pregnant women stop smoking a key focus of its new tobacco control strategy. Cancer Research UK said ensuring expectant mothers can access local stop smoking services gives them the best chance of quitting
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:55
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A lung condition is the third leading cause of death in the US, and 'no one's talking about it'

"It's the third leading cause of death in the US, and no one's talking about it," MacDiarmid said. That's in part because of the nature of the disease, MacDiarmid. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD. About a quarter of the people who get C
Business Insider
added Nov 29, 2017 15:50
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[Indiana] Smoking ordinance tabled

Due to the absence of Councilmen John Reinhart and Dave Earley from Monday night’s city council meeting, the issue was tabled until the Dec. 11 meeting.
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 29, 2017 15:21
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