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[UK] Student smokers urged to team up with the Quit Squad

The Quit Squad, funded by Lancashire County Council and delivered by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, is advising students that not only could they save money by quitting smoking they would also improve their overall health and reduce the risks of c
Champion Newspapers (uk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:28
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Cigarettes Face Local Legislators

Cigarettes continue to be a c-store staple, despite the proliferation of local ordinances aimed at restricting the category.... the convenience store channel saw sales of $56.2 billion, down .08% from last year. If sales are declining, however, the amount
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 28, 2017 18:32
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how some local governments are keeping the number of tobacco retailers in check

Measures to restrict tobacco retailer licensing and density are one way to combat the impact of tobacco retail marketing—also called point-of-sale marketing—which is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an increased likelihood of young people
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:43
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[UK-Scotland] Professor Harry McQuillan: Winning the fight against smoking

The success of the Scottish Government’s strategy, “Creating a tobacco-free generation: A Tobacco Control Strategy for Scotland,” was evaluated in a report published at the end of August by NHS Health Scotland and the University of Edinburgh, who carried
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 00:12
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[Texas] San Antonio May Increase Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

San Antonians may have to wait until they are 21 years old to buy tobacco products, if a proposal from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) makes its way to City Council in the next couple of weeks. Nothing is set in stone yet — M
San Antonio (TX) Current
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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Putting her best foot forward! Bendy Paris Jackson effortlessly smokes a cigarette using toes on Instagram

In the wordless clip, the daughter of Michael Jackson effortlessly brings the cigarette to her lips via her right trotter.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 08:13
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Exclusive: 'More will pick up smoking if ban is lifted'

National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) president Dr Saunthari Somasundaram says any cigarette pack that contains fewer than 20 sticks, packaged attractively, cheap and displayed prominently will attract people to pick up smoking, especially the young.
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:34
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[Michigan] Lawmakers want to raise age to buy tobacco

 House Bill 4736, introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann (R-Dist. 77) in June, would prohibit the selling, giving, or furnishing of tobacco and tobacco paraphernalia to minors, people under the age of 21.  “I thought it would make sense to make smoking legal at
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:06
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Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Specifically, it found that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were more likely to have asthma by age 7. The same was true for those whose mothers experienced extreme stress or depression during the child's first three years. Researchers aren
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 27, 2017 06:37
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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