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[Canada] Among New Smokers, Teen Boys More Likely to Quit Than Girls: Study

Teen boys who recently started smoking are more likely to quit than teen girls. And, both boys and girls who are frightened by cigarette warning labels or play team sports are more likely to quit...study included 620 boys and girls in Montreal
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 3, 2014 12:14
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[Missouri] American Heart Association Celebrates "Tobacco 21" Public Health Victory in St. Louis City & County

Mayor Francis Slay took a major step last week in protecting St. Louis youth by signing Tobacco 21, thereby raising the minimum legal sale age of all tobacco products from 18 to 21 in St. Louis City. With the signing of this bill, the City of St. Louis j
PR Newswire
added Nov 29, 2016 03:09
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[Canada] E-cigarette retailer could sell to a '10-year-old', wants regulations

An electronic cigarette retailer in Newfoundland and Labrador wants the industry to be regulated, but not as restricted as his counterparts will soon be in other Canadian provinces. Beginning at the end of May, new legislation by the Nova Scotia gover
CBC News (ca)
added May 19, 2015 00:59
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Governments who want to ban smoking from films should butt out

Public health groups say censorship will stop teens from taking up smoking. But the proof isn’t in the puffing. / These should be salad days for anti-smoking crusaders. New data show only 15 per cent of Canadians currently smoke, and just 11 per cent on
Macleans Magazine
added Feb 24, 2015 14:07
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[Florida] 2014 Legal Trends in Tampa

Florida litigation set plenty of new precedents this past year...Laura Grossman was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1993 and died just two years later at age 38. She had been a smoker since she was 15. The verdict included $22.5 million in punitive damages
Law.com
added May 27, 2014 13:13
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[Canada] Anti-menthol group challenging province on tobacco legislation

Banding Against Menthol, a newly formed group comprised of medical professionals and former smokers, is questioning why menthol flavouring was exempted from the tobacco reduction bill.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Mar 24, 2015 13:53
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[Canada] Summary of results of the Youth Smoking Survey 2012-2013

The prevalence of youth having ever tried smoking a cigarette is at an all-time low since it was first monitored among Canadian youth. In 1994, nearly half the students in grades 6 to 9 (45%) reported having ever tried smoking a cigarette, decreasing to
Health Canada
added Jun 4, 2014 09:55
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[Canada] E-cigarettes a growing trend at Riverview High School

Officials at Riverview High School are trying to crack down on a growing number of students using e-cigarettes on school property and in some cases inside the school building. ..."We had an announcement the other day saying they banned e-smokes but people
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:45
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[Texas] Flavored cigars replacing cigarettes in popularity among teens

Now, after the federal ban on flavored cigarettes four years ago, flavored cigars are now all the rage, especially among younger smokers. "One thing that the cigarette company learned long ago is the earlier you can get someone hooked on your product, th
KLTV ABC 7 (Tyler, TX)
added Sep 23, 2013 13:01
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[Canada] Jacob Sullum on e-cigarettes: Sowing confusion among anti-smoking activists

opponents of e-cigarettes worry that public vaping will sow confusion among adults charged with enforcing smoking bans, and among children who might mistakenly think cigarettes aren’t so bad after all. Those hypothetical problems seem overblown to me, but
National Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:12
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