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Cheaper Than Candy: California Tobacco Report Finds Youth ‘Inundated With Unhealthy’ Offerings

In San Mateo County the survey found that the majority of stores carry liquor, e-cigarettes and cigarillos for less than the price of a candy bar – but not fruits and vegetables.
NBC Los Angeles
added Apr 2, 2017 19:59
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Public reactions to e-cigarette regulations on Twitter: a text mining analysis

In the days following the FDA’s announcement of the new deeming regulations, the public reaction on Twitter was largely negative. Public health advocates should consider using social media outlets to better communicate the policy’s intentions, reach and p
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 17:32
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[Illinois] Bourbonnais parks going smoke free

For park-goers, the decision to quit just got a little easier. The Bourbonnais Township Park District has announced a new ban on smoking and tobacco products on all its properties, including Diamond Point, Perry Farm and Whispering Willows.
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 17:12
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[UK] Calls for tougher penalties against illicit tobacco dealers in Sunderland

Anti-smoking group Fresh is calling for tougher penalties against those caught dealing in illicit tobacco on Wearside as a national consultation looks at effective ways of tackling the black market. Those who smuggle, distribute and sell illegal tobacco,
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:11
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents

lesbians and bisexual girls having a higher prevalence of tobacco use than their straight peers. Heterogeneity of tobacco use across distinct sexual identity groups underscores the need to develop evidence-based tobacco control strategies for sexual minor
Pediatrics
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Australia] Scheduling delegate's final decisions, March 2017

The delegates have confirmed the interim decision and reasons for the decision as no evidence has been received to alter the interim decision. The delegates' final decision is that the scheduling for nicotine remains appropriate. Reasons for the final de
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Mar 24, 2017 18:22
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[Oregon] Drawing a line for a smoke-free downtown

The law would prohibit smoking tobacco in a corridor that includes Main Street and at least one block to the east or west. An ordinance is being drafted by Blue Zones Project, which will go before city council in the near future. A no smoking policy in c
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52
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UCSF TCORS public comment on FDA proposed NNN standard

The FDA’s Proposed Tobacco Product Standard Limiting NNN Levels in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products is Well-Justified, but the Regulatory Impact Analysis Understates Benefits and Overstates Costs
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 23, 2017 17:57
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[Oregon] Salem reacts to proposed smoking age increase

A proposed bill in the Oregon Legislature that would raise the age of sale for tobacco products — including e-cigarettes — from 18 to 21 is getting mixed reactions throughout Salem. A law barring retailers from selling any tobacco products to anyone und
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Mar 23, 2017 02:42
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Use of imagery and text that could convey reduced harm in American Spirit advertisements [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions American Spirit ads use a wide range of marketing techniques to convey a natural product image, which could subsequently communicate reduced harm.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:20
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