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KRUZEL: Raise the Smoking Age to 21 / New York City’s higher tobacco sales age should be copied across the country

Obama administration has no excuse for dragging its feet over the past four and a half years, particularly after the president trumpeted the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act as a vehicle to protect American youth. It’s hard to imagine the
Slate
added Nov 18, 2013 16:20
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Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report

Still, lung cancer remains the number one cancer killer and the leading preventable cause of death in the United States," Dr. Lewis Foxhall, vice president for health policy at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, said in a center
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2013 14:52
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[Nevada] Students are passing Electronic Cigarettes in the hallways

Canyon School District attorney, Melissa Flores during an interview on KUTV news said, "Teachers are hearing a lot and seeing an increase in the electronic cigarettes. Students are passing them in the halls, exchanging them before classes." ... "Students
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Oct 26, 2013 19:31
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Two New Studies Reiterate the Urgent Need for Science and Regulation of E-Cigarettes

regulation is essential. There are serious questions about the quality control of these devices, long-term health effects, efficacy as a quit smoking aide, and their appeal as a potential gateway device to traditional tobacco use. The two studies demonst
American Legacy Foundation
added Sep 9, 2013 05:38
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[New York] Doctors support raising the smoking age

New York proposal would raise the legal age to buy any form of tobacco from 18 to 21 Approximately 90% of smokers have already started smoking by age 18 Co-author of a commentary argues teens need help to avoid picking up the habit
CNN
added Aug 26, 2013 15:50
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[UK] Coventry play parks to go smoke free

Council has no power to ban smoking in the outdoor areas and will rely on smokers stubbing out voluntarily Play smoke free signs are going up in Coventry parks Play parks in Coventry are aiming to go smoke-free to protect children from harmful toxins.
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 18, 2013 10:53
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[Eastern Europe, Poland] Tobacco Creates New East-West Divide in Europe

New rules to be discussed by European Union ministers on Friday would ban menthol and slim cigarettes, a move designed to improve Europeans’ health but one that has divided it broadly along Cold War lines. Led by Poland, which also happens to be one of
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2013 16:24
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[Sri Lanka] Teens, the target of tobacco companies – Prof Carlo Fonseka

Organisations in the forefront of the anti-tobacco drive believe that tobacco is so deadly that all promotion of tobacco products should be outlawed. While stressing that teens are the prime target of tobacco advertising, they also called for comprehens
Daily News (lk)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:26
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[New York] Toe to toe with Big Tobacco: Cayuga County youths confront Phillip Morris execs in NYC

Anti-tobacco youth groups from across the country met face-to-face with executives and shareholders of tobacco manufacturer Phillip Morris International in New York City May 8. Among those in attendance were Matthew Jones, of Auburn, and Adrianna Greco,
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added May 22, 2013 08:03
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[North Carolina] SCHOFIELD: Blast from the past: Tobacco lobby ramming through deceptive bill that endangers kids

Big tobacco is currently ramming through legislation in both houses of the General Assembly that sounds as if it is all about motherhood and apple pie. The bill (which as been introduced and advanced in both the Senate and the House at the behest of the i
NC Policy Watch (blog)
added May 10, 2013 15:46
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