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Letter from 7 US Senators to Charles Rivkin Chairman and CEO Motion Picture Association of America (PDF)

we respectfully request that, by June 22, 2018, MPAA provide written answers to the following questions: What steps will MPAA take to ensure responsible and consistent practices and reduce tobacco depictions, including e-cigarette depictions, in youth-ra
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 00:44
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youth frequently switch between different tobacco products, study finds

a Truth Initiative® study published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research used survey data on the use of combustible tobacco products (cigarettes, hookah and all types of cigars) and electronic products (e-cigarettes and e-hookah) among 15- to 21-year-olds. The
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:34
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[New Mexico] More than 230 "smoke-free" pledges collected locally by Boys & Girls Club

Members of the Sierra Blanca Boys & Girls Club collected more than 230 pledges from individuals to remain smoke-free in their homes and vehicles as part of the New Mexico Department of Health's Tobacco Use Prevention and Control campaign "Kids for Smoke-
Ruidoso (NM) News
added Jun 4, 2018 22:01
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[California] Duncan Channon, CTCP Target 'Social' Smokers

“casual” smoking by young people (between the ages of 21 and 35) is on the rise even as daily smoking is declining. The new campaign, “Never Just A Smoke,” is designed to belie the perception that “social” smoking is any less harmful than “regular” smoki
MediaPost (Media Magazine)
added Jun 4, 2018 21:41
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia's lax smoking laws are helping next generation to get hooked

With more than 260 million people, Indonesia is the biggest economy in Southeast Asia. The country’s young population – 37 percent are under the age of 20 – is one of its greatest strengths. But Indonesia’s potential and productivity are being threatened
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:28
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[Vermont] Federal government responds slowly to Juuling, leaving it to local action

“This product in particular is attractive and discreet,” said Kate Nugent, executive director of the Winooski Partnership for Prevention, which works with the local school district to make sure faculty and staff are aware of new trends and informing stud
VTDigger.org
added Jun 4, 2018 16:08
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'Step up soon' on underage vaping, FDA chief tells tobacco firms

The comments are the latest in a series of FDA efforts to crack down on companies that are producing e-cigarettes and selling them to minors. E-cigs like the products made by Juul Labs Inc. are the newest craze in underage tobacco use as youth smoking r
The Spokesman-Review
added Jun 4, 2018 15:17
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Exposure to the Tobacco Power Wall Increases Adolescents’ Willingness to Use E-cigarettes in the Future

This experimental study builds upon prior research to show that exposure to the tobacco power wall at retail point-of-sale similarly increases adolescents' willingness to use e-cigarettes in the future. Efforts to regulate the visibility of the tobacco po
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 5, 2018 22:42
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‘Step Up Soon’ on Underage Vaping, FDA Chief Tells Tobacco Firms

“They better step up and step up soon -- to address these trends along with us,” he said. “So far, I must say, I’ve mostly been disappointed by the tepid response from companies that know that a meaningful portion of their sales are being derived from kid
Bloomberg News
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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[Australia] E-cigarettes a growing threat to children

“Unrestricted marketing on social media and TV, fruit flavourings, cheaper prices and claims that e-cigarettes are ‘healthier than cigarettes’ all make e-cigarettes very attractive to adolescents,” Dr Marshall said. “While e-cigarettes may be less harmf
University of Queensland (au)
added Jun 12, 2018 03:09
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