Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Teen Smoking/Youth 45,150 headlines found

8 Views

[Canada] Legal age of 21 key to helping youth butt out, says researcher

Russ Callaghan, a professor at UNBC, believes that raising the legal age of smoking to 21 could result in profound improvements in public health in Canada and the US. He has co-published a research paper which suggests this change could significantly red
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:08
2 Views

[Australia] Thousands of Queenslanders fined for exposing kids to cigarette smoke in cars

More than 3600 fines have been dished out to people smoking in cars carrying children over the past eight years. The offence, which currently attracts an on-the-spot fine of $252, has raked in about $800,000 for the Queensland government.
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:03
2 Views

[UK-Scotland] Smoking “ban” being considered for city parks

Smoking in parks and playgrounds in Dundee could be “banned” by spring if a proposal is passed by councillors next week. Play areas in all of Dundee’s public parks could be designated smoke free zones if the voluntary code is approved at a meeting of the
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:02
7 Views

Time Trends in Smoking Onset by Sex and Race/Ethnicity Among Adolescents and Young Adults: Findings From the 2006–2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking onset is becoming more concentrated in the young adult than adolescent years. Despite this trend, there were annual declines in young adult smoking onset but not uniformly across racial/ethnic groups. More effective strategies to prevent young ad
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:14
5 Views

[Asia, China] Online sellers giving kids a nasty habit

ACCORDING TO the Tobacco Monopoly Law, only adults are allowed to buy cigarettes and only authorized retailers are allowed to sell them. Yet parents in different cities across the country have complained to the media about how easy it is for children to
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 7, 2018 20:36
0 Views

[Indiana] Lafayette officials look to add vaping to city's smoking ban

City Council has given initial approval to an ordinance that would prohibit vaping into any restaurant or store which admits those younger than 21. It wouldn't include tobacco shops or bars that permit smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
0 Views

[Africa, Nigeria] Groups hail Senate over resolution banning tobacco sales around schools

Two tobacco control groups, the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Nigerian Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco p
Premium Times (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
3 Views

[Hawaii] New Law Bans Smoking in Cars with Minors Present

Bill 6, which will make it illegal for adults to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present, has passed Maui County Council. The new law brings Maui County in line with similar legislation already in place on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu.
Maui (HI) Now
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
3 Views

[Illinois] Senate advances ban on those under 21 buying tobacco

An Illinois Senate panel on Tuesday endorsed raising the age to buy tobacco in an effort the sponsor said is aimed at snuffing out teenage smoking. The Senate Public Health Committee voted 6-2 to prohibit the sale of tobacco or related products to anyone
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 00:46
1 View

[Minnesota] North Mankato passes Tobacco 21

The council approved the so-called Tobacco 21 policy 3-1 during a public meeting Monday night. Only Councilman Billy Steiner opposed the ordinance. Council member Jim Whitlock was absent, but sent a letter of support as he was undergoing cancer treatment
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Feb 7, 2018 00:44
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines