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Study: Tobacco Companies Are Marketing Flavored Cigarettes to Appeal to Children in Latin America; Countries Must Act to Protect Kids

Multinational tobacco companies are marketing a new generation of highly flavored tobacco products, like menthol, mint and fruit, that appeal to kids throughout Latin America. In many cases they are selling them near schools,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:22
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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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[UK] Prize-winning tale on dangers of smoking

Primary classes across East Dunbartonshire took part in the ‘Jenny and Bear’ contest, which presents a tale about the dangers of second hand smoke. The Primary One pupils from St Machan’s Primary were judged as the winners after coming up with the name
KIRKINTILLOCH TODAY (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:36
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[New Jersey] Chatham Health Survey Says 10.3 Percent of Students Have Tried E-Cigarettes/Vaping

Lori Gironda, Chatham High assistant principal, reported that 10.3 percent of CHS students had answered a survey in which they indicated that they had tried an e-cigarette or vape pen in the previous 30 days. Gironda held up a vape pen at the regular me
TAPinto.net
added Jun 7, 2017 02:07
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[Burma/Myanmar] Officials consider ways to halt rise in smoking, tobacco use

Dr Thein Sein, president of the People’s Health Foundation, said that the number of smokers started to increase in 2014. “Today, young people and students are smoking. They can buy cigarettes in the market easily and cheaply”. According to a 2014 surve
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:13
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia tobacco bill would open tap for ads aimed at kids, health official says

A proposed Indonesian tobacco law will roll back regulations to discourage smoking in a country that already has one of the highest smoking rates in the world and open the floodgates to advertising aimed at teenagers, a health ministry official said. If
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2017 17:00
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Indonesia tobacco bill would open tap for ads aimed at kids, health official says

School and playground areas would be designated as "no- cigarette-smoke zones" instead of "no-cigarette zones", which would allow cigarettes to be sold or displayed there, Subuh said.
Reuters
added Jun 1, 2017 19:57
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[Caribbean] Cuba Updates its Regulations Related to Tobacco Consumption

Updating the existing regulations to control smoking in public places is part of Cuba''s campaign to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, to be held on May 31. The head of the Department of School Health at the Ministry of Education (Mined), Yanira Gomez, rem
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 25, 2017 22:38
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar to establish smoke-free zones in six regions

the government is exerting efforts to set up smoke-free zones in public areas in six states and regions - Yangon, Mandalay, Sagaing and Magway regions and Kayin and Shan states. For the purpose of protecting the young people from being affected by smoking
Xinhua Newswire
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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