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Minimum Ages of Legal Access for Tobacco in the United States From 1863 to 2015.

industry’s political advocacy reflects its assessment that recruiting youth smokers is critical to its survival. The increasing evidence on tobacco addiction suggests that restoring MLAs to 21 years would reduce smoking initiation and prevalence, particu
American Journal of Public Health
added May 23, 2016 18:52
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GLANTZ: The tobacco industry knows that raising minimum age to 21 wll hurt sales and worked to roll age back from 21 to 18

Dorie Apollonio and I just published “Minimum Ages of Legal Access for Tobacco in the United States From 1863 to 2015” in American Journal of Public Health. I started work on this paper skeptical that Tobacco 21 was a good idea and ended up thinking it
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 23, 2016 18:49
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[Iowa] 100 YEARS AGO: Youngsters smoking causes game cancellation

investigation conducted by Sioux City school authorities...there will be no baseball game between teams representing Longfellow and Smith grade schools...The game was canceled due to charges that some of the young ballplayers have been guilty of smoking c
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[Nevada] MULLEN: The Village Idiot: Smoking in the boys room

I haven’t had a cigarette in 25 years, but I remember smoking on airplanes, in airports, in elevators, in movie theaters, at restaurants and at ball games. I think some churches even had smoking sections. This was a good 20 years after the “Mad Men” era
Elko (NV) Daily Free Press
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[California] DREXLER: Close to Home: Statewide smoking law has local roots

the biggest public health impact is the historic law that will increase the legal age to buy tobacco to age 21. ... Sonoma County has a lot to be proud of as the place where this legislation was born. Fifteen years ago, with the support of the Sonoma Cou
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[Europe, UK] How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds

why had the cigarette giants not shared the vast amounts of data they had accumulated over more than half a century with their own expert witnesses?...he told Green. “Your lordship will remember the slave owners were compensated when slavery was abolished
The Observer (uk)
added May 22, 2016 15:10
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[New York] A Rich Feast of Folk Art at the New-York Historical Society

“The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman,” a marvel of an exhibition that opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society. ... The displays range from several large cigar-store figures and a marvelous ship’s figurehead of a flirtatious woman
New York Times
added May 21, 2016 01:08
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Charge against ex-Arizona lawmaker caps downward spiral

before he would be charged with murder in Alaska, Mark Desimone was a well-liked state lawmaker...His entry into politics came after he led opposition to a ballot measure that would ban smoking in businesses. As a bar owner, he felt that would hurt his bu
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2016 13:48
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[UK] BOULT: 10 awful products we bought as underage smokers

When I was an underage smoker they were precisely the kind of thing that appealed to me - along with various other ridiculous items I used to buy out of my paper round money. Here are 10 of them. 1. Menthols If you're already getting through a packet o
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 19, 2016 23:29
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[Kenya, South Africa] Amid Global Push For Tobacco Plain Packaging, IP And Health Rights Bog Down Africa

“There is not an ‘African’ response to plain packaging,” Marty Logan, communications manager of Framework Convention Alliance, an umbrella group of civil society organisations, based in Geneva, told Intellectual Property Watch. There are 44 African coun
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 19, 2016 20:33
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