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Does This Trend Spell Doom for U.S. Tobacco Companies?

falling interest in electronic cigarettes could mean the massive investments that Altria and Reynolds American have made in e-cigarettes and other reduced-risk products might not provide the long-term growth potential investors have hoped to see.
Motley Fool
added Jun 20, 2017 19:41

[Canada] VIDEO: Teens using marijuana and cigarettes daily at same rate, UW study finds

Daily marijuana use and daily cigarette smoking rates among young Canadians are virtually identical, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study, which surveyed the drug habits of 20,000 kids from Grade 7 to Grade 12, is believed
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 11, 2017 19:38

Trends in smoking initiation in Canada: Does non-inclusion of young adults in tobacco control strategies represent a missed opportunity?

Tobacco control has failed to address smoking initiation during young adulthood. Given the considerable amount of initiation that occurs during this period, practitioners and policy-makers should direct more of their planning toward young adults.
Canadian Journal of Public Health
added May 4, 2017 14:03

[Missouri] Jefferson City raises minimum age to purchase tobacco

The city council approved an ordinance Monday night increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-4 in favor of the measure. The age limit will go into effect immediately and applies to tobacco, alternative n
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:42

FDA nominee won't commit to banning flavored e-cigarettes, cigars

Gottlieb said he can see where flavored products may be inappropriate in one context and appropriate in another, adding that his experts on staff should be making those determinations. "Gummy bears? Cookies and cream?" Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked..
The Hill
added Apr 6, 2017 21:27

[Canada] TOBACCO ACT Order Amending the Schedule to the Tobacco Act (Menthol)

The following additives are excluded: — benzoic acid (CAS 65-85-0) and its salts — butylated hydroxytoluene (CAS 128-37-0) — carboxymethyl cellulose (CAS 9000-11-7) — citric acid (CAS 77-92-9) and its salts — ethanol (CAS 64-17-5)
Canada Gazette (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:05

Canada's smoking rate falls slightly in 2015: StatsCan

The Canadian Community Health Survey found 17.7 per cent of Canadians aged 12 and older -- or roughly 5.3 million people -- smoked either daily or occasionally in 2015, down slightly from 18.1 per cent a year earlier. The Statistics Canada survey showed
Canadian Press
added Mar 23, 2017 14:06

[Canada, UK] Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Canadian scientists said raising it to 21 would see a quarter less smokers and urged lawmakers to change the rules to stop needless deaths and illnesses. The call was made as new guidelines were introduced to help children as young as five quit by encoura
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:07

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

[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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