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Study Finds Kids No Longer Protected From Tobacco Marketing

According to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, exposure to "direct marketing" is associated with increased use of tobacco. "For several years, the emphasis in the tobacco industry has been on direct marketing, especially to young pe
Newsroom America
added Apr 6, 2014 22:01

12 Charts That Show How Tobacco Is Destroying The World

To show just how bad tobacco is, we’ve pulled charts from the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation’s Tobacco Atlas and the World Health Organisation’s reports on Global Health Risks and The Global Tobacco Epidemic. Tobacco will kill 1 billi
Business Insider
added Apr 6, 2014 04:14

[Canada] Day 207: Today's guest is Mr. Lance Newman

Given the way plaintiff lawyer Philippe Trudel had treated the director of strategic insights for Japan Tobacco International like a chew-toy during cross-examination two months ago, Mr. Newman's ability to exude both comfort and confidence deserved some
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:48

Texas town bans sales of e-cigarettes to minors

the town of Murphy took things into its own hands with a City Council vote to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors. The proposed ordinance also called for restrictions on selling e-cigarettes, but Council members wanted more time and data to think about t
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Nov 20, 2013 18:20

[Africa] Senegal on the frontline of the battle with Big Tobacco

2007 Global Youth Tobacco Survey estimated that up to 20 percent of Senegalese boys and 10 percent of girls aged 13 to 15 used tobacco products ... A spokesperson for Philip Morris, which controls over 40 percent of the tobacco market in Senegal and owns
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Nov 20, 2013 06:34

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
added Nov 18, 2013 16:20

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

[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

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

[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
added Aug 26, 2013 15:50
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