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Secondhand smoke poses greater risks for teens: Study

they found more than one-third of teens were around others who smoked for at least one hour a day for the past seven days...more likely to report shortness of breath, difficulty exercising compared with peers, wheezing during or after exercise, a dry coug
ABC News
added Aug 7, 2018 18:05
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Income Inequality and Life Expectancy / The Role of Tobacco Prevention Public Policies

This issue brief offers examples of policies that have been successful in reducing smoking rates because it is one of the major factors identified as helping explain some of the differences in life expectancy. However, the tie between income and life expe
Center for American Progress
added Aug 7, 2018 18:01
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[New York] LETTER: E-cigarettes are really not better

Our efforts should include educating youth about the harms of products like electronic delivery systems, and how the tobacco industry uses manipulative marketing tactics to get people to use them. Public Health Solutions has programs like NYC Smoke-Free
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Aug 7, 2018 17:59
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Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels

tobacco companies are increasingly labeling flavored little cigars and other tobacco products with names that are ambiguous and non-descriptive to get around these restrictions, CDC researchers report. They found that between 2012 and 2016, cigar sales i
MedPage Today
added Aug 7, 2018 17:49
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Judge Kavanaugh’s Deregulatory Agenda

In a controversial case involving the Food and Drug Administration’s attempt to regulate tobacco products during the Clinton administration, the Supreme Court suggested that in “extraordinary cases” involving issues of great “economic and political magnit
The American Prospect
added Aug 7, 2018 17:46
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Former Smokers Might Want to Eat More Tomatoes

A new study found that former smokers with diets high in tomatoes and fresh fruit had a slower rate of decline in lung function, suggesting those foods may help restore lungs damaged by smoking. Researchers also found that among all adults, including peo
Vice.com
added Aug 7, 2018 17:10
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[Wisconsin] Tobacco marketed more heavily in city's minority neighborhoods, study finds

“The evidence is increasingly clear that children who are exposed to tobacco marketing in stores are more likely to start smoking,” said Linnea Laestadius, assistant professor in the Zilber School of Public Health. Credit: UWM Photo/Pete Amland
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:08
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[Wisconsin] Identifying Disparities and Policy Needs with the STARS Surveillance Tool

The Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS) tool...allowed for identification of previously undocumented disparities in the tobacco point-of-sale environment in Milwaukee and facilitated discussion about possible policy inter-ventions
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Aug 7, 2018 17:07
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[California] Vaping, other tobacco products tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana

Adolescents who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than teens who have never tried vaping, a U.S. study suggests. At 10 high schools in Los Angeles, a total of 2,668 students participated in two surveys
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2018 16:52
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[Georgia] New study looks at the role kids play in parents breaking their smoking habit

A ground breaking new study has come out over the past few months from our very own Medical College of Georgia about smoking and how to quit and how to make sure kids never start. All about breaking that cycle of tobacco and nicotine addiction, getting r
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:47
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