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[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council looks to restrict menthol tobacco

Bender introduced a proposal on Friday to add menthol or mint flavored tobacco to the existing blacklist that keeps other child-enticing flavors, like bubblegum and cherry, off convenience store shelves. Twin Cities activists have been working to take do
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Jun 19, 2017 21:26
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Arkansas looks to potentially cut state smoking cessation program

The Arkansas Department of Health said it costs about a million and a half dollars a year to run the line. But they said it's much cheaper to pay to help people quit smoking than treat them after they get cancer.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That

The study included more than 17,000 teens and preteens from 185 U.S. schools. The researchers found that younger adolescents were more likely to support the initiative. Girls were more likely to support raising the minimum age than boys. According to B
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 19, 2017 19:15
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Going up in smoke

That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts, and focus it on poor rural areas.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 19, 2017 18:19
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[Europe] Pollution austerity-fed

And in answer to question three the Commission said the Council recommendation on smoke-free environments called on member states to develop measures to reduce children’s and adolescents’ exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. ‘A report from 2013 indicat
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 19, 2017 14:50
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[New Jersey] NJ LAWMAKERS, ADVOCATES PUSH TO SPEND MORE TO CURB SMOKING

The state Senate is scheduled to cast a final vote Monday on a bipartisan-backed proposal to devote one percent of the tax revenue from all tobacco products sales to support evidenced-based programs to prevent kids from starting, to reduce smoking rates
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 19, 2017 14:31
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Protesters Outside ‘Julius Caesar’ in Central Park, and Laughs Inside

More laughter swelled when Caesar appeared sitting in a footed tub, smoking a cigar and typing on his phone
New York Times
added Jun 18, 2017 15:38
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[Africa] Nigerian government slams heavy fine, jail term on public smoking

The Nigerian Government has launched a campaign to ban smoking in public places including motor parks, shopping malls and health care centres. Ministry of Health in a communiqué yesterday said according to Section 9 of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act 20
Daily Post (ng)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[California] Downey acts to ban e-cigarettes in parks

Supporters say users inhale vapors, not nicotine, which helps stop tobacco use. However, they can be abused by youths and the federal Food and Drug Administration has regulated them and made them illegal for those under 18, said Pamela J. Passow, directo
Los Angeles Wave
added Jun 17, 2017 16:10
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[Asia, India] Circular bans students from events backed by tobacco companies

A circular issued by Vijay Satbir Singh, State Additional Chief Secretary of Public Health, has banned the participation of students in events sponsored directly or indirectly by tobacco companies. Health officers have been asked to communicate the order
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:09
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