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Schools and Parents Fight a Juul E-Cigarette Epidemic ($$)

As illicit Juul use sweeps through high schools and middle schools, administrators and parents struggle to stem teens’ access to the vaping device, which delivers a powerful dose of nicotine.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2018 15:32
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[Florida] Justices Set Arguments On Damages In Smoker’s Death

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments in June in a case that focuses on the amount of damages an adult child should be able to receive in the smoking-related death of her mother. Justices issued an order Wednesday that scheduled arguments June 6
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Mar 30, 2018 01:25
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[Europe] The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes

“Tobacco companies can load price increases onto premium brands and sell cheaper cigarettes at a loss so that poor people and young people can still take up smoking,” said the lead author, Filippos Filippidis, a lecturer in public health at Imperial Coll
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[UK] 'WHERE DO THEY THINK I'LL GET THE MONEY FROM?' Mum’s fury after being slapped with £1k fine for dropping a cigarette butt when she can’t afford carpets for her son’s bedroom

Chelsie Lawton, 26, was spotted stubbing a fag out outside a shopping centre by an environmental crime officer, and issued with an on-the-spot £80 fine.
The Sun (uk)
added May 11, 2017 20:08
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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

Kids can get high levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a small U.S. study found. The findings "show that children's hands hold high levels of nicotine even when parents are not smo
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 14, 2017 00:37
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Cardiovascular Consequences of Childhood Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure: Prevailing Evidence, Burden, and Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Healthcare providers need to emphasize and promote heart-healthy behaviors in caretakers of children at every encounter... The evidence presented in this statement calls for a robust public health policy that embraces zero tolerance of childhood SHS
Circulation
added Sep 13, 2016 01:21
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[California] National class-action lawsuit

On 25 February 2016, a national class-action lawsuit was filed against the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the major studios who run it — Disney, Paramount, Sony, Fox, Universal and Warner Bros.—along with the National Association of The
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2016 15:35
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[California] Before summer break, Grant Elementary families warned about lingering effects of smoke breaks

Shining a light on the consequences of second-hand smoke at Grant Elementary will hopefully convince parents not to light up around their kids or allow others to do so. That was the main message from Dr. Raymond Chimezie’s workshop last week at the Rich
Richmond (CA) Standard (Chevron Richmond)
added Jun 10, 2015 13:40
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New CDC Report Shows Big Drop in Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Americans, But 58 Million Still Exposed – Every State and Community Should be Smoke-Free

demonstrates both the effectiveness of and continuing need for comprehensive smoke-free laws that apply to all workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars. To date, 24 states, Washington, DC, and hundreds of cities have enacted such laws,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:48
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