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Massachusetts youth activists support raising tobacco age of sale to 21

Youth from across the state visited the State House on Wednesday to share their 21 reasons to raise the tobacco-buying age.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 26, 2017 18:04

[UK] North Yorkshire County Council encourages creation of smokefree zones

North Yorkshire County Council has created the Smokefree Places Fund to be used for community events, signs and events to promote a smoke-free lifestyle. It is part of the council’s commitment to discourage smoking and help realise the ambition of a smo
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:57
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[UK] MPs launch inquiry into e-cigarettes over fears they could 're-normalise' smoking for teens

MPs today launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes to determine whether they are re-normalising smoking, and if people are becoming addicted to vaping. The Science and Technology Committee has called for evidence about the health benefits or harms of e-cig
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:30

[Indonesia] Cigarette Companies Target Children With Low Prices: Activistsi

The cigarette industry in Indonesia appears to be increasingly targeting children by highlighting cheap cigarette prices in its advertising, child rights and anti-tobacco activists said in a survey released on Wednesday (25/10). More than 80 percent of c
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:27

3 things to know about the foundation for a smoke-free world

The biggest global manufacturer and marketer of cigarettes, Philip Morris International, is behind the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. Beginning in 2018, the company plans to contribute $80 million annually over the next 12 years to the foundation. It
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:25

Large declines seen in teen substance abuse, delinquency

Adolescents who smoke cigarettes or use alcohol or marijuana may be at greater risk for subsequent abuse of prescription opioids as young adults, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine. Recommended for you Large declines seen in teen substan
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 25, 2017 12:44

[Africa, Nigeria] Effects of smoking could last over 30 years - Study reveals

‘Big Tobacco: Tiny Targets’... During the public presentation of the report in Abuja ....brands contain not just tobacco, but a variety of other ingredients, including preservatives, humectants, flavours and other additives aimed at increasing a cigarette
Daily Trust (ng)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:15

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MALLOW: A call to increase cigarette prices up to RM100

The proposal to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to RM50 in light of the coming Budget 2018 announcement is seen as small and might be futile to our ongoing struggle to prevent the smoking habit among our people especially among the youth. If
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:16

Hawaiian island bans smoking in car with kids

A new law is now in effect making it illegal for anyone in a car to smoke while a child is present on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The mayor of Honolulu Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law October 17, just days after city council unanimously approved
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:08

Impact of non-menthol flavours in tobacco products on perceptions and use among youth, young adults and adults: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Flavours in most tobacco products appear to play a key role in how users and non-users, especially youth, perceive, initiate, progress and continue using tobacco products. Banning non-menthol flavours from tobacco products may ultimately protect public he
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:27
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