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[Montana] DICKERSON: Health Matters: Make 21 the minimum age to purchase tobacco

Raising the purchasing age of tobacco to decrease death and disease from tobacco-related illnesses is a win for all of us.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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[Asia-pacific, Germany, Malaysia] MARQUARDT: After Expanding Smoking Ban In Public, Why Expatriates Say Our Anti-Smoking Laws Are A Joke

As a German student studying in Malaysia, I can tell you that the same scene would play out very differently in Germany. Whenever someone lights up a cigarette in a crowded area in Germany, it doesn’t take long for someone to approach that person regard
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:18
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FRIST: Tackling Tobacco Use In The Volunteer State: Let's Start With Tennessee Quit Week

In the last six weeks, two critical reports have shined a spotlight on Tennessee’s high levels of tobacco use and inadequate prevention efforts. In December, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and other public health organizations published a report tha
Forbes
added Feb 14, 2017 19:36
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[UK] WARREN HAYDEN: Ban smoking at school gates... and in parks editorial image

I asked the question, is it time the smoking ban went further? This came after visits to the local park with my two daughters often included us dodging the harmful smoke being blown out of the mouths of fellow parents while children were trying to enjoy
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:40
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[Pennsylvania] HIMELSTEIN: Teens using cigars: What you should know

Why teenagers? Perhaps because cigars are being marketed to them. Some cigars contain candy and fruit flavoring, such as strawberry or grape. Some cigars are sold as a single stick, making them cheaper and easier to get. Tobacco is tobacco, right? Clo
Philly blogs
added Feb 14, 2017 10:57
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GRIER: We Used Terrible Science to Justify Smoking Bans

the debunking of the previous decade’s heart miracles should provide some grounds for humility. It may be neither feasible nor desirable to set back the clock and permit smoking everywhere, but laws in a liberal society can accommodate the rights and pref
Slate
added Feb 14, 2017 03:33
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BIRR: New Cigarette Alternative ‘Significantly’ Cuts Health Risks

Two tobacco companies are pioneering the method with “heat not burn” (HNB) products that are currently only available overseas. New research evaluating the impact of HNB devices on overall health are bolstering their image as a harm reduction product th
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:18
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MENDELSOHN: Australia’s looming e-cigarette ban robs smokers of a chance to quit

The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration’s (TGA) recent interim decision to effectively ban nicotine-containing e-cigarettes is a harsh blow to smokers. Australian smokers will be denied access to life-saving technology estimated to have helped
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:16
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GLANTZ: New UCSF study: There are 5 different trajectories of youth smoking

Tobacco prevention programs need to recognize that there are different patterns of youth smoking The early established smokers were less likely to be in school and more likely to have kids, meaning that school-based programs will miss this important gr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:06
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Update on the challenge to the ban on snus – next step, the European Court of Justice

NNA has succeeded in its request to join the challenge against the ban on snus in the UK and the EU. The High Court agreed on 26th January that the challenge can be referred to the European Court of Justice. There were two issues before the court. Swe
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32
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