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[Kentucky] Teens using marijuana, vaping more than cigarettes

More American teenagers are using marijuana and vaping than are smoking cigarettes, but Kentucky teens use the three products about equally, according to national and state surveys of them. The national "Monitoring the Future" survey found that in 2017,
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jan 5, 2018 13:07
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[New York] US starts to nip vaping in the bud

A growing number of US cities and states have begun to enforce bans on e-cigarettes in public areas, often citing the startling popularity of vaping among young people and its possible negative effects on bystanders. There has been a recent uptick in sta
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 5, 2018 00:04
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GUEBERT: Discrediting science is not a good idea

calls the HONEST Act. A more honest name for it would be the Dishonest Act because it institutionalizes Big Tobacco’s ignorance-inspiring, doubt-producing sound science standard as the law the of the land. More specifically, the central part of the bill
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Massachusetts] CORNWALL: Finally, the tobacco industry tells the truth

Evidence in U.S. v. Philip Morris showed that the companies withheld relevant research studies... Smoking will cause 9,300 deaths in Massachusetts and cost the state $4.08 billion in 2017. Nevertheless, Big Tobacco continues spending over $117 million mar
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:36
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2017 State Tobacco Legislation / Looking back at tax and minimum-age activity.

Now that 2017 has come to a close, NATO summarizes the outcome of the most relevant state tobacco legislation across the country in this review of the year's legislative actions.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 4, 2018 12:08
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[North Carolina] Courts order tobacco companies to run ads about their products

“We have seen the positive impact that our county’s tobacco-free policy has had on our staff and the public,” said Chatham County Health Director Layton Long. “Tobacco-free policies play a large part in helping people quit, and for those who have success
Chatham Journal Newspaper
added Jan 4, 2018 07:10
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[Kentucky] Turning Point Announces New Round of Employee Bonuses Thanks to Tax Reform

’s signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. “Senator McConnell has personally toured our facility in Louisville and we appreciate his interest in our employees and our business as well as his interest in all Kentucky businesses.”
Business Wire
added Jan 1, 2018 12:08
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ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: The FDA just unveiled one of the most important public-health initiatives of the century

The sooner the FDA makes good on its long-term vision — low-nicotine cigarettes along with a well-regulated e-cigarette industry — the better. Congress gave the agency wide authority over tobacco products nearly a decade ago. The FDA should move with det
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:56
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WILL: Memo to government: We know smoking kills

Hence these governments cannot afford for their anti-smoking efforts to be too successful. Furthermore, if every smoker quit tomorrow, Social Security’s slow-motion crisis would accelerate and many public and private pension systems would be staggered by
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:52
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Every Try Counts Campaign

FDA’s newest public education campaign, “Every Try Counts” is aimed at encouraging cigarette smokers to quit through messages of support that underscore the health benefits of quitting. These messages will be displayed in and around gas stations or conve
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 30, 2017 20:48
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