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[Oklahoma] 'Through With Chew' week encourages smokeless tobacco users to quit Feb. 18-24

. In support of the event, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), is reminding Oklahomans of some common triggers and helpful alternatives to smokeless tobacco.
Chickasha (OK) Express-Star
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46
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[Kansas] Judge holds hearing for tobacco age change

was supposed to go into effect three weeks ago. However, two Topeka businesses recently filed a lawsuit and now the ordinance is temporarily blocked. The hearing will cover whether the minimum age to buy tobacco should be 18 or 21 years old.
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:52
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[France] French public sector scheme Ircantec to divest from tobacco

The €9.8bn French public sector pension scheme Ircantec is pulling out of the tobacco industry, a decision affecting some €20m of investments. Jean-Pierre Costes, president of Ircantec’s board of directors, told IPE that it made the decision for several
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:13
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[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the tobacco-buying age to 21

The legal age for buying alcohol is still 21 in the U.S. for the same reason that the tobacco age should be: protecting the health of young people and helping them avoid terrible decisions that they and their families will regret for decades to come.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2018 00:02
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ALABAMA HOUSE VOTES TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

Under the bill, violators would be fined $100. Representatives on Tuesday voted 41-30 for the bill by Rep. Rolanda Hollis, a Democrat from Birmingham. The bill now moves to the Alabama Senate.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 02:45
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[Arkansas] ADH: blood pressure, tobacco remain major issues for county residents

According to Patterson, tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the country. In Arkansas, 15.7 percent of high school students smoke, 26 percent use electronic cigarettes, nearly 24 percent of adults smoke, and 33.5 percent of cance
Madison County (AR) Record
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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[Ireland] Louth's budding filmmakers urged to enter Irish Cancer Society's short film competition

The Irish Cancer Society is inviting young people and youth groups in Louth to be part of Ireland’s Tobacco-Free generation and get involved in this year’s X-HALE short film competition. This is an exciting opportunity for budding Louth filmmakers aged 1
Dundalk Democrat (ie)
added Feb 1, 2018 01:37
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[Alabama] House Votes to Fine Those Who Smoke in Cars with Minors

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to make it illegal to smoke in a car carrying a child. Under the bill, violators would be fined $100.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[UK] Smokefree generation is 'now within sight', officials say as new figures show 66,000 adults gave up the bad habit in six months (so where in England is the most successful for trying to quit?)

Nearly 66,000 adults quit the bad habit over 6 months with the help of the NHS But there was a stark divide in success rates across England, the data showed Cumbria had the lowest rates of success (23%) and Slough had the highest (85%)
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 01:44
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