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E-cigarette users commonly stealth vape in places where e-cigarette use is prohibited

at work (46.8%), followed by bars/nightclubs (42.1%), restaurants (37.7%), at the movies (35.4%) and in airports/on airplanes (11.7%). Predictors of stealth vaping were greater dependence and owning a smaller device solely for stealth vaping....Stealth v
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2018 15:56
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Report: Kentucky short on cancer-fighting policies

Kentucky earned red (falling short) in these areas: smoke-free laws, tobacco-prevention funding and indoor-tanning restrictions. Tougher policies in those areas is important because Kentucky is No. 1 in incidence and mortalities from cancer, according to
Insider Louisville
added Aug 11, 2018 15:00
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[Canada] Smoking ban request draws rebuttal

“Prohibiting public consumption for cannabis tobacco or vaping hurts low-income residents because, traditionally, they rent their homes,” he said during a phone interview on Thursday from Toronto. “So they are not allowed to use those products in their o
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:48
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[New York] DAVID: City's battle against smoking is far from over

We must advocate for smoke-free environments and educate our youth on the dangers of tobacco use. If we don’t, we risk reversing decades of lifesaving progress and jeopardizing the health of communities not only in New York City, but across the nation.
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 10, 2018 16:31
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[Texas] CDC: More college campuses are tobacco or smoke free

Weatherford College’s policy prohibiting tobacco products was created by the board of trustees about five years ago, WC Police Chief Paul Stone said. E-cigarettes and vaporizers were added to the policy a few years later, WC Public Relations Coordinator
Weatherford (TX) Democrat
added Aug 13, 2018 19:00
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How Do You MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality 16th Edition 2018 (PDF)

There are three proven ways to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Like a three- legged stool, each component works in conjunction with the others, and all three are necessary to overcome this country’s tobacco epidemic. • Increase the
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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[Canada] Group looks to ban smoking in public, around children w/Photo

An Edmonton-based advocacy group with a focus on Western Canada is pushing for stronger controls when it comes to smoking cannabis and tobacco in public and around children. On Tuesday, Les Hagen, executive director for Action on Smoking and Health, sai
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:46
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Bill banning snuff and chewing tobacco reaches Russia’s State Duma

The Rostov Region’s lawmakers have submitted to the lower house of Russian parliament a bill banning the sale of snuff and chewing tobacco, according to the State Duma database. Current legislation bans wholesale and retail distribution only of naswar an
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 10, 2018 15:22
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[Russia] Fines for anti-tobacco law violations amount to $1 mln in first half of 2018

Over 5,100 offenders were fined, the statement reads. Since November 2013, about 70,000 violators including 9,500 companies have been subjected to administrative liability, according to Rospotrebnadzor. Ban on smoking in public, in particular in govern
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 10, 2018 15:21
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[Missouri] Petitions submitted by casino-funded group to put limited smoking restriction on Nov. 6 St. Louis County ballot

A committee funded by the owner of the Hollywood Casino turned in on Wednesday almost 53,000 signatures...the mayor of Maryland Heights — where the casino is situated — has asked the County Election Board to disqualify from the same ballot a much stricter
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 9, 2018 17:21
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