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[Canada] Trudeau government suggests moving the legal smoking age to 21

The idea of raising the minimum age was put forward in a Health Canada discussion paper released last week which looks at ways to reach the federal government’s goal of reducing the smoking rate in Canada to five per cent by the year 2035. It currently s
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:16
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Seizing the opportunity: the future of tobacco control in Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to significantly reducing this unacceptable burden. In partnership with all Canadians, we will take action to drive down tobacco use in Canada to less than 5% by the year 2035. Deaths, illnesses and costs from toba
Canada.ca (ca)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:30
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Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2015

Comprehensive and sustained strategies are warranted to prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, among U.S. youths. Monitoring the characteristics of e-cigarette use among youths, including product types, brands, and in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:25
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Report: Minnesota should step up its commitment to helping adults quit, keeping youth from smoking

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, reacted to findings from a national report that Minnesota will spend only $22 million (from state and private sources) this year on tobacco prevention and c
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later (PDF) (142pp)

This year’s report finds, once again, that nearly every state gets a failing grade and is spending only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use and the enormous public health problems it causes...are spending less than two cents of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:46
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Ghana: Legislative Instrument on Tobacco Control laid in Parliament

Government has laid before parliament a Legislative Instrument (LI) aimed at regulating activities of tobacco use in Ghana. The Instrument will among others allow for the full implementation of section six of the Public Health Act (Act 851) which deals w
News Ghana (gh)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:25
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Canada to regulate vaping products

few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a quit-smoking aid or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:00
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FDA Warning Wire: A New Cop On The E-Cig Beat ($$)

wasted no time in exercising its authority over newly regulated e-cigarettes and other tobacco products, marking the end of summer by sending out a bounty of warning letters to dozens of retailers over sales to minors. A month after a...
Law360
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23
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[Canada] Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week: Illegal tobacco affects all New Brunswickers

Crime stoppers and the Department of Public Safety are asking New Brunswickers to report suspicious activities involving the use, sale, transportation, and distribution of tobacco not purchased from a licensed retailer.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27
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Senator seeks answers from FDA on e-cigarette regulations

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., sent Friday a third letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf that expressed his frustrations about the agency providing “inadequate responses” to the regulatory oversight questions he posed May 17. Johnson is chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2016 13:28
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