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[Florida] Statewide survey: youth tobacco, nicotine use serious problem

Tobacco use such as cigarettes, cigars, smokeless chew or e-cigarettes among Northeast Florida youth remains relatively common, a statewide survey shows.
Florida Times-Union
added Nov 8, 2017 16:46
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud raises age to buy tobacco to 21, but mayor plans veto

After a lengthy public hearing in which dozens of people spoke on both sides of the issue, the City Council voted 4-3 to approve the ordinance. However, Mayor Dave Kleis says he will veto it. Edina and St. Louis Park have already raised the minimum age
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:41
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: City Council approves raising tobacco-buying age, but mayor says he won't sign into law

Despite the St. Cloud City Council approving on a 4-3 vote Monday an ordinance amendment to raise the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21, Mayor Dave Kleis said he will veto the ordinance. "I can't support it, and I won't sign it," he said. The vote and
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Nov 8, 2017 16:40
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[Australia] 'It's child abuse': Sydney mum calls for smoking ban around kids

Nina Belle, who runs the Judgy Mummy blog, decided to start a petition after she was left horrified when she witness three men smoking next to a toddler’s pram outside a shopping centre.
Yahoo!
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Minimum age for smokers to be raised to 19 in 2019

It will then be raised progressively every January until 2021, when smokers have to be 21 before they can light up. Currently, the minimum age is 18. The amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, approved by Parliament yesterda
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] TOH: Pragmatic approach to vices a welcome one

The law raises the minimum age for smoking in phases from 18 to 21, by 2021....Mr Ng and Non-Constituency MP Leon Perera posed probing questions on e-cigarettes, which they argued are less harmful than real cigarettes.
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:21
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[Canada] Local youth to rally on Parliament for changes to cigarette packaging

A group of Oxford County youth is headed to the nation’s capital Thursday to join youth from across the country in supporting Bill-S5. On November 9 the grass roots, youth-based group called What the Health? will rally on Parliament Hill to support a bi
Ingersoll Times (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 20:23
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[UK] Oldham Liberal Democrat Leader Howard Sykes urges council to make play areas in the borough smoke free

OLDHAM'S Liberal Democrat Leader is urging the council to make play areas in the borough smoke free. Councillor Howard Sykes, Leader of the Opposition on Oldham Council, has written to the Leader of the Council, Councillor Jean Stretton, after it was pr
Oldham Times (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:09
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Bloomington City Council Votes To Raise Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco

Monday night, the city council voted on a proposal to raise the legal age from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-0 in favor of the proposal. The proposal covers all tobacco-related products, including e-cigarettes.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Nov 10, 2017 21:16
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[UK] GRANGETOWN PRIMARY CHILDREN TACKLING SECOND HAND SMOKE

Hitting shops and businesses in Grangetown, the Year 6 pupils have made handmade signs for shops to display, requesting people not to smoke directly outside the premises. The aim is to stop children being exposed to smoke when entering the shops.
North East Connected (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:05
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