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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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[New York] Proposed law raises the age to purchase tobacco across the state

Savino, D-Staten Island, is sponsoring the Senate version of the bill (S.3978). She and Rosenthal met with lobbyists from the American Heart Association Monday to visit lawmakers about the bill. Rosenthal wants to reduce the number of smokers in New York
The Legislative Gazette (NY)
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[New York] Bella Hadid, Rami Malek, Dakota Johnson and more stars broke NYC law by smoking in Met Gala bathroom

The city's smoking ban was introduced in 2003 by former mayor Michael Bloomberg — who was in attendance at the gala...It is also illegal for anyone under 21 to purchase cigarettes in New York — meaning some of these stars are also underage, like Paris Jac
New York Daily News
added May 8, 2017 19:13
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Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas

Findings underscore the need for the FDA and other health agencies to tailor health communication efforts specific to SGM populations pertaining to the risks and harms surrounding tobacco product use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:37
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Trends in smoking initiation in Canada: Does non-inclusion of young adults in tobacco control strategies represent a missed opportunity?

Tobacco control has failed to address smoking initiation during young adulthood. Given the considerable amount of initiation that occurs during this period, practitioners and policy-makers should direct more of their planning toward young adults.
Canadian Journal of Public Health
added May 4, 2017 14:03
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[New York] Raising a glass to breaking the rules: How underage stars at the Met Gala were given access to alcohol, as Elle Fanning, 19, is pictured toasting at her table with WINE

Dozens of images were also posted on social media showing celebrities smoking indoors at the event - which is also illegal in New York City
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 3, 2017 23:56
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7 solutions for reducing tobacco use disparities

truth Initiative® convened a group of top health and advocacy experts to discuss one of the biggest problems facing public health...The discussion, part of Truth Initiative’s Warner Series on April 26, focused on African-Americans, low-income individuals,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:38
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[Canada] Young adult smokers—a hidden demographic

Over the last two decades, use of tobacco by high-school students has dropped dramatically but smoking by young people aged 18 to 25 has stayed relatively unchanged, with many young adults taking up the habit in college or on their first job. It's now tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 4, 2017 01:47
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Edina becomes first Minnesota city to raise tobacco age to 21

"Thank you, Edina City Council, for taking this historic step to keep young people from smoking," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota, after the vote. "Almost 95 percent of adult addicted smokers start before age 21. Thi
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:20
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who goes to vape shops?

Truth Initiative® researchers asked a national sample of over 3,500 young adults if they had ever been to a vape shop. The results, published in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, show 11 percent of young adults had ever visited a vape shop. The study fou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:40
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