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[Massachusetts] Local teens fight Big Tobacco's influence

The Gloucester Youth Council is a group of young leaders who have been putting advocacy into action. On Wednesday, some of the teen council members marked Kick Butts Day by traveling to the State House in Boston to protest Big Tobacco's use of cheap, sw
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added May 4, 2018 16:55
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VIDEO: JUULERS AGAINST JUUL

We can put an end to teenage addiction to e-cigarettes. Targeted PSAs, youth talks across the country and re-vamping of the health curriculum are just some of the ways we plan to use your money. This is our chance. Let's seize it.
You Tube
added May 16, 2018 21:14
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[Massachusetts] As vaping expands, activists feel lawmakers may finally intervene

Teens participating in the anti-smoking Kick Butts Day on Tuesday highlighted the problem of vaping in schools, and health lobbyists are optimistic about the chances of a bill (H 4109) currently before the House Committee on Ways and Means. Anti-tobacco
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 5, 2018 19:31
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[Tennessee] Local teens spearhead historic tobacco policy for Hamilton County schools

A youth-led, anti-tobacco group mentored by local leaders inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the system's outdated tobacco policy and go nicotine-free. Although the old policy prohibited smoking inside or near buildings, it allowed smoking on sch
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 4, 2018 17:10
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds must getting worried that they are going to lose in San Francisco

On May 1, RJ Reynolds "contributed" another $2.5 million in cash and $40,000 in nonmonetary contributions to its No on Prop E campaign in its effort to overturn San Francisco's law ending the sale of flavored tobacco products. This brings their total to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 9, 2018 14:19
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How the Tobacco Industry May Be Compromising the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

There is a lot to think about in the contents of this article. The authors themselves have a long successful track record of discovering the influence of tobacco industry funding in partnering with non-profits like UNICEF and will make you want to read m
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 4, 2018 20:46
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[Canada] Anti-smoking groups call on Alberta premier for details on tobacco lobbyists

An anti-smoking coalition is accusing the Alberta government of holding private meetings with tobacco industry lobbyists. Campaign For A Smoke Free Alberta says the industry may be exerting undue influence on NDP lawmakers.
Canadian Press
added May 3, 2018 19:51
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Will New York raise the smoking age to 21?

Advocates and state lawmakers this year are again making a push to change the smoking age to 21 in New York. Efforts to raise the age from 18 to 21 failed in the state Legislature last year, but supporters rallied at the state Capitol again Monday pushin
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added May 3, 2018 18:05
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UNICEF 'Muted' on Tobacco Control for Children

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously sec
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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[South Africa] State expects tobacco industry pushback over tough new smoking laws

The Department of Health’s new bill on tobacco products proposes a complete ban on smoking in outdoor public places, prohibits vending machines and brings e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery devices into the regulatory fold for the first
BusinessLive (za)
added May 4, 2018 18:42
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