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[Canada] GALLINGER: Dealing with fellow parents who smoke in front of your children

The real danger of their casual smoking, is that it 'normalizes' this behaviour to kids, Ken Gallinger writes.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 18:13
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County may ban flavored tobacco, including menthol

Board of Supervisors will consider an ordinance that would prohibit retailers in unincorporated areas of the county from the selling products in an effort to deter youth from lighting up. The proposal would affect the San Francisco International Airport,
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jan 20, 2018 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Kiddy packs’ won’t cut illegal cigarette trade, says anti-smoking group

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) president Dr Molly Cheah said today there is no evidence to prove that “kiddie packs” can help fight the illicit tobacco business. “This is rubbish. Fighting the illegal cigarette market and reintroducing ‘kid
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:37
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[California] Study Shows Public Smoking Bans Benefit Children

theory that as the number of smoke-free public locations rise, adult smokers are more likely to light up inside their homes... But that is not the case, according to a new San Diego State University study examining the impact of anti-smoking laws on tha
San Diego State University
added Jan 20, 2018 01:36
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] I-Medik against re-introduction of 'kiddie packs'

(I-Medik), an alliance of Muslim health practitioners, does not want 'kiddie pack' cigarettes (pack of 10 sticks) to be re-introduced in the market. Its Vape and Tobacco Control Unit head Dr Ahmad Farid Nazmi in a statement here today said that the propo
Sun Daily (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:30
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[New Hampshire] Seacoast teens push to raise NH tobacco age to 21

it’s far too easy for minors to get access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. The three Seacoast teenagers took that message to the Statehouse on Thursday, as they testified at a hearing in favor of a bill that would raise the legal age to buy cig
Foster's Democrat
added Jan 19, 2018 09:48
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Countering the ills of tobacco use

The fact is simple: Individual responsibility among smokers could significantly lower the threat to nonsmokers — and especially to unborn babies. It’s important for society to aggressively generate awareness about the harmful effects of smoking and to ma
Vincennes (IN) Sun-Commercial
added Jan 19, 2018 09:31
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Alabama Democrat wants to ban smoking in vehicles with children

State Representative Rolanda Hollis (D-Birmingham) wants to ban smoking in vehicles that have minors inside. Hollis said she got the idea after riding in her husband’s truck. The bill will be considered today by the Alabama House Judiciary Committee.
YellowhammerNews (Birmingham, AL)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:21
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these 10 youth-serving groups want to get smoking off movie screens

ten youth-serving groups received grants from Truth Initiative® and Trinity Health to get rid of smoking in movies, one of the few places where it continues to be portrayed positively, as a normal social behavior and as glamorous, rebellious and edgy. E
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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NEW HAMPSHIRE TOBACCO PURCHASE AGE INCREASE TO GET FIRST HEARING

S.B. 545, which was introduced by Sen. David Waters, D-Dover, and Sen. Jeb Bradley, R-Wolfeboro, is scheduled for a hearing by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee at 2:15 pm today. It has already garnered five cosponsors, with a split of three
HalfWheel
added Jan 18, 2018 19:04
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