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GLANTZ: Longitudinal data confirms that e-cigarette use promotes transition from experimentation to established smoking

We got beat up by a lot of e-cigarette enthusiasts because the UCSF press release used the word “gateway,” which they said could only be demonstrated with a longitudinal study that followed kids forward in time. (The criticisms are at Youth experimentati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:57

After raising age for tobacco purchases, California sees decreased sales to minors

A report published last month in the journal Tobacco Control suggests the new law is already working. Seven months after it took effect, preliminary data show, the percentage of state retailers selling tobacco to kids under age 18 dropped significantly —
Los Angeles Daily News
added Mar 10, 2018 17:30

Tobacco outlet density and adolescents’ cigarette smoking: a meta-analysis

findings suggest that exposure to tobacco outlets near home environments may be important for understanding adolescents’ past-month smoking. Restricting access to tobacco outlets and controlling the number of outlets in residential areas may be an effecti
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2018 23:25

Minnesota bill would raise smoking age to 21 statewide

A small but bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers on Thursday proposed increasing the statewide age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, after several Minnesota cities independently raised the smoking age in the last year. Five Minnesota cities have increase
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 8, 2018 23:22

HACKER: Raising Kentucky's cigarette tax is good health policy and good for kids

Health advocates are calling for a $1 per pack increase in Kentucky’s state tax on cigarettes because it will reduce tobacco use, particularly among youth and pregnant women. Less smoking means healthier babies and youth and a significant reduction in th
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47

q&a: how youth activists are pressuring walgreens to stop selling tobacco

in January, Truth Initiative® youth activists Maria Duenas, Katelynd Todd and Dan Fitzgerald confronted the Walgreens board of directors at the company’s shareholders meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona about an important issue: why does the nation’s second l
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:26

[Africa, South Africa] SA must stop youth smoking - minister

Africa has been identified as a growth market for tobacco companies as anti-tobacco measures in wealthier countries are resulting in declining cigarette sales, according to World Health Organisation director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Tedros
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:14

[Georgia] Briant: Winterville’s proposed tobacco ordinance conflicts with state law

While Section 31-12A-12 of the Georgia Smokefree Air Act does allow a local government to adopt a local law prohibiting smoking in more public places than the state law, this law does not grant a local government the authority to adopt restrictions on re
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 03:27

[UK] GLANTZ: Strong evidence for a huge gateway effect for e-cigs in Britain, even stronger than in USA

Recently researchers from England, led my Ann McNeill and including prominent e-cigarette advocates, published a well-done study showing a huge gateway effect for e-cigarettes leading to cigarette smoking among youth in Great Britain. The paper, “Associ
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:51

Supes Call for Closer Look at ‘Nuisance’ Tobacco Shops

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to take a closer look at tobacco shops... “Currently, smoke shops in LA County are allowed by-right in commercial zones and do not need a special business licenses,” he said. “There is no way to track or
SCVTV (Santa Clarita, CA)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:40
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