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Study finds strong link between daily cannabis use and cigarette smoking

cigarette smokers are 10 times more likely to use marijuana on a daily basis. Marijuana use occurred nearly exclusively among current cigarette smokers--daily or non-daily smokers--compared with former smokers and those who have never smoked. However, eve
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2017 15:52
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MCKEGANEY: E-cigarettes should be marketed as smoking cessation products

Given the varying and at times conflicting research on the potential merits of e-cigarette flavors, policymakers should avoid the false dilemma of supporting the proliferation of ever more flavors or massively restricting flavors. Instead, regulators cou
The Hill
added Dec 4, 2017 15:51
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Cigarette smokers are 10 times more likely to be daily marijuana users

"While we found that daily cannabis use and cigarette smoking were strongly linked among all subgroups, the most striking finding in daily cannabis use was among youths aged 12 to 17 years,"
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:32
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco ads are a long time in coming

“In Michigan, tobacco companies spend $295 million yearly to market cigarettes and other tobacco products to young adults,” Hanson said. “Not surprisingly, nine out of 10 tobacco users start before the age of 18.” On Aug. 17, 2006, U.S. District Judge
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
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[Virginia] DONNIE JOHNSTON: Will more warnings about smoking really work?

So don’t expect “smoking kills” labeling to cripple the tobacco industry. We are a weak society where everyone needs a crutch and if tobacco does the trick then our young people will light up. And if a cigarette doesn’t satisfy their needs, then they wi
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[New York] CALVIN: Convenience store group: Hazy logic behind push for 'Tobacco 21' (Commentary)

we refused the sale 97.2 percent of the time. Statewide, compliance is only 95 percent. We don't expect applause; it's our job. But neither do we expect the county government to knowingly take legitimate business away from us by enacting a policy based o
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 30, 2017 05:03
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[Minnesota] Tired of Waiting for the Feds, Local Groups Target Menthol Cigarettes

cities ranging from Oakland and Los Gatos, Calif., to Minneapolis and St. Paul have passed laws limiting the availability of menthol cigarettes, which health advocates say have a particular appeal to beginning smokers. St. Paul is the latest, voting this
FairWarning
added Dec 11, 2017 12:17
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Tobacco control through the lens of moral psychology

“Trying to maximize abstinence from tobacco products or maximize the use of less harmful tobacco products have become opposing options in part due to the emotional reactions that influence views of these approaches,” Kozlowski adds. “I think there is roo
University of Buffalo
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[New York] PARSNOW: Raise The Tobacco Purchasing Age To 21

Onondaga County should be the place where it comes next. Last week, the county legislature’s health committee unanimously passed a measure that would raise the required age to purchase tobacco-related products in Onondaga County from 19 to 21. The law wo
Syracuse (NY) New Times
added Nov 30, 2017 05:11
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Israel: Working To Increase The Minimum Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21

signed by about 20 Knesset members from all factions of the House, The Israeli Medical Association for Prevention and Termination of Smoking and the Israel Cancer Association, said that it is necessary to protect youth from early exposure to tobacco and n
Yeshiva World (blog)
added Nov 30, 2017 05:09
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