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[Minnesota] North Mankato first outside metro to ban under-21 tobacco sales

The city of North Mankato has banned the sale of tobacco to people under age 21. The community is the 5th in Minnesota to do so, and the first outside the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:43

South Dakota Lawmakers Advance Under-21 Tobacco Sales Ban

A South Dakota House panel has approved a bill that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.
U.S. News & World Report
added Feb 7, 2018 00:41

Statewide Effort Launched To Support Raising Tobacco Sale Age in Connecticut

has recently launched Tobacco 21, an educational campaign to generate awareness and support for raising Connecticut's minimum tobacco sale age to 21. "About 95% of smokers begin smoking before the age of 21," explains Bryte Johnson, Government Relations
PR Newswire
added Feb 7, 2018 00:31

[UK] ITV's Love Island DID show far too many smoking scenes and encouraged impressionable youngsters to pick up the deadly habit, reveal academics

The reality TV series, watched by impressionable teenagers, regularly displayed contestants smoking and cigarette branding was sometimes visible. Series three delivered at least 559 million overall tobacco 'impressions' to the UK population, including
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 23:41

[Colorado] VIDEO: Hard Work Pays Off For Girl Scouts, Council Approves Ban On Smoking With Kids In Car

After a year of pushing to get the Aurora City Council to ban smoking when children are in a car, a group of Girl Scouts is seeing their hard work pay off.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14


A staggering 67.4 percent of males smoke, with 41 percent of youths between 13 and 15 lighting up. A disheartening 19.8 percent of adolescents first tried cigarettes before age 10 while others start at the age of 13. Over the past two decades the number
Asia Sentinel (hk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:55

[Canada] Study: Tobacco minimum age law effective

found that Canadian minimum age of tobacco sales laws are effective in limiting smoking in underage youth. Dr. Russ Callaghan, the study’s lead author, and his team looked at data from seven Canadian community health surveys (2000-2014), which assess hea
BC Local News (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:39

WELIEVER: Exponent Extra: Indiana bill raising smoking age sets unhealthy precedent

Despite the fact that smoking is generally a habit that should be discouraged for health reasons, of-age students and citizens should still be allowed to make the decision to smoke for themselves. Raising the minimum age only temporarily hinders those w
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:00

Aurora Girl Scouts spur adoption of Colorado’s first vehicle smoking ban to protect minors

What started off last spring as an effort by an Aurora Girl Scout troop to take on a social service project turned into passage Monday of Colorado’s first ban on smoking in a vehicle while children ...
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 6, 2018 16:38

This 21-Year-Old Is Making Thousands a Month Vaping on YouTube

DonnySmokes has basically become the Marlboro Man of the YouTube era. But should his videos be regulated like advertising?..."I know for a fact that JUUL is way too cheap to pay what I charge for a review," he bragged to me over the phone, audibly exhali
added Feb 14, 2018 10:43
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