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Public Health Concerns About Youth & Young Adult Use of JUUL

The California Department of Education recently asked schools to reject involvement with the JUUL Prevention Initiative and is collecting data on JUUL use and the number of devices confiscated in schools. Similar data have been collected in Arizona.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 21, 2018 19:30
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[California] Contra Costa County to Begin Enforcing New Tobacco Sales Laws

New laws to protect youth from tobacco influences went into effect this month and local health officials are enforcing the new regulations, which include prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, such as menthol cigarettes and flavored e-liquids
EastCountyToday
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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[North Carolina] GUIGNARD: My Turn: We ought to thank smokers

So it may be the Golden Leaf Foundation is handing the money to these local schools. But the money comes indirectly from the poor, local cigarette smokers, and who is telling them thank you?
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Jun 11, 2017 20:42
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[Africa] VIDEO: Senegal to start enforcing anti-tobacco law

Senegal’s president Macky Sall has approved the enforcement of a law that prohibits tobacco consumption in public places as well as its sale to minors. This means it is now illegal to sell cigarettes within 200 metres of an educational institution. The
Africa News (nl)
added Aug 12, 2016 12:44
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[Oregon] Addiction and Mental Health Facilities Stay Away from Tobacco

In 2014, 70 percent of the 86 facilities reporting said that tobacco is not used on their properties – a big shift from 2010 when only 15 percent had indicated so. The big jump in addictions and mental health facilities going tobacco-free shows “quite a
The Lund Report
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15
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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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[Illinois] 76 ENTERPRISES, INC. et. al. v. CITY OF CHICAGO: ORDER

The motion for a TRO is denied. The motion for preliminary injunction is continued. The motion for expedited discovery is granted. The parties may begin discovery immediately.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 10, 2014 16:45
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Increased tobacco ban impending in Turkey

More than 22,000 retailers risk losing their license to sell cigarettes as the government’s new plan over tobacco use are impending. The new draft by the government states that there will be no cigarette retailers within 100 meters of schools. However,
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:51
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