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[New York] Objections voiced to raising tobacco purchase age

Many Press-Republican Facebook readers oppose the idea of raising the age for legal purchase of cigarettes. Tobacco Free Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties and Reality Check are spearheading an effort to get Clinton County to raise the purchase age fro
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Jul 18, 2017 13:34
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GALLUP DAILY: SMOKING

The Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index tracks daily the percentage of U.S. adults who say they smoke. Monthly results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 15,000 national adults; the margin of error is ±1 percentage point.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 18, 2017 13:01
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In U.S., Majority of Smokers Feel Discriminated Against

discriminated against through smoking bans, including more recent bans at some parks and beaches, higher insurance rates, and not getting jobs because of their habit. Analysis of income patterns has shown smokers earn less than those who do not smoke, alt
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Jul 18, 2017 12:59
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[New York] Faculty Senate, PSS leading effort to revise campus smoking policy

Clearly, the policy is not working. In an attempt to make UB truly smoke-free, the Office of Shared Governance — led by Glick and Professional Staff Senate Chair Domenic Licata — is heading up an effort to revamp the current policy.
University of Buffalo
added Jul 17, 2017 13:37
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Take a stand against big tobacco's e-cigarette push

Phillip Morris stands accused of "astroturfing" – that is, trying to create the illusion of a grassroots movement...The health impacts of basting the lungs in nicotine, flavour chemicals and the liquid propylene glycol used to vapourise them are simply n
The Age (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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Survey Finds Fewer Kentucky 10th Graders Using Drugs, But Rate Still Higher Than National Average

The Pennyroyal region...had the highest rate of 10th graders reporting drinking alcohol in the previous 30 days. These students also use e-cigarettes the most out of any other region in Kentucky. The 10th graders in this region also had the the second hig
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:14
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Scoring Vaping by Counting Tweets

In a new study, Miami Lakes, Fla.-based VaporFi, a company that sells vaping products, reviewed 55,000 tweets spanning 2015 to 2017. The study revealed a circular pattern of consumer product acceptance, one that started in New York City, then gained mome
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:47
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POSITION STATEMENT: Support Policies to Reduce Smoking Disparities for Gender and Sexual Minorities (PDF)

POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS 1. Include gender and sexual minorities in all local, state, and national surveys of smoking behaviors. 2. Include specific messaging for gender and sexual minorities in all media campaigns aimed at increasing education and outrea
Society of Behavioral Medicine
added Jul 11, 2017 17:04
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[Illinois] Closing the gap between gay, heterosexual smokers

“Monitoring of tobacco use at the local, state and national levels does not include gender and sexual minorities, and it should. “If we have this data we can begin to develop targeted educational and outreach campaigns in those communities, which we hope
University of Illinois at Chicago
added Jul 11, 2017 17:00
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[Australia] DON’T MARKET E-CIGARETTES AS CESSATION AIDS: AMA

Commenting on its submission to an inquiry into the devices, the AMA says it believes that there is currently no compelling evidence that e-cigarettes are successful in helping people to stop smoking. In the submission, to the Standing Committee on Heal
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:43
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