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President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Guam, Micronesia] Legal tobacco age will be 21

Come Jan. 1, 2018, only adults age 21 and older will be allowed to legally purchase and use tobacco and e-cigarettes on Guam. Lawmakers unanimously passed Bill 9-34 on March 9. Without any action from the governor, the measure lapsed into law this week,
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:53
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BEYOND CIGARETTES The Risks of Non-Cigarette Nicotine Products and Implications for Tobacco Control (PDF)

FDA regulatory authority over all tobacco products is a critical first step in helping to ensure that the current proliferation of non-cigarette nicotine products do not become our nation’s next public health crisis. But more needs to be done to impleme
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
added Mar 8, 2017 16:31
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Minister Jane Philpott provides keynote address at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

Philpott, Minister of Health, provided the keynote address at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada, which is being held February 28 to March 2, 2017 in Ottawa. The current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy is set to expire in March
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:17
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[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:04
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[Canada] Vancouver students call out movies promoting smoking in #NotSmokingHot campaign

Just a few days before the 89th Academy Awards are handed out in Los Angeles, a group of students at David Thompson Secondary in Vancouver is calling out films and directors that, they say, are glamourizing smoking to young people. Grade 10 student Alish
GlobalTV (ca)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:34
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E-cigarette use as a predictor of cigarette smoking: results from a 1-year follow-up of a national sample of 12th grade students [FREE FULL TEXT]

These results contribute to the growing body of evidence supporting vaping as a one-way bridge to cigarette smoking among youth. Vaping as a risk factor for future smoking is a strong, scientifically-based rationale for restricting youth access to e-cigar
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2017 00:47
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[Africa, Asia, Cambodia] FARMERS AND OTHER VICTIMS OF TOBACCO (PDF)

CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO GROWING VIOLATES CHILDREN’S’ RIGHTS / BIDI ROLLING: TRAPPED A IN CYCLE OF SILENCE / ALTERNATIVE CROPS PROVIDE A BETTER FUTURE FOR TANZANIAN TOBACCO FARMERS / HEALTH SACRIFICED IN TOBACCO FARMING IN BANGLADESH
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 11, 2016 22:21
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[Canada] Victoria fines first pot shop under new licensing regime

A pot shop has been given the first fine under the City of Victoria’s new rules aimed at marijuana retailers, and it plans to fight the penalty. Green Ceiling was fined $500 on Friday for allowing cannabis consumption on site, which is contrary to the bu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:27
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[Missouri] St. Louis County May Raise Legal Age

St. Louis County--Missouri’s most populated county--is looking to raise the minimum age people can legally buy tobacco products to 21 years old from 18, reported the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Councilman Sam Page was recently scheduled to introduce the le
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 30, 2016 17:29
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