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Mississippi legislators push for cigarette tax increase

Some Mississippi lawmakers are working to discourage children and adults from beginning or continuing to smoke by proposing an increased tax on cigarettes. Legislators recently drafted five bills to propose the tax increase, but all five failed as of Fe
The Daily Mississippian (University of Mississippi)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:38

TOC: Volume 20, Issue 4 April 2018

Use of Electronic Cigarettes Leads to Significant Beta2-Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Occupancy: Evidence From a PET Imaging Study / Cerebellar Gray Matter Reductions Associate With Decreased Functional Connectivity in Nicotine-Dependent Individuals
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 9, 2018 19:27

VIDEO: Meet the group of Girl Scouts behind a new Colorado Law

added Mar 9, 2018 16:08

How children around the world are exposed to cigarette advertising

Research in more than 22 countries found cigarettes are being sold and promoted near schools by an industry that needs to recruit the young to maintain profits
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:04

Tobacco industry using e-cigarettes to get young people hooked, say experts

Experts at an anti-tobacco conference have warned that while e-cigarettes were marketed as devices to help smokers quit, they are actually creating 'new nicotine addicts', while also making it harder for smokers to quit.
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:52

Children around the world are being exposed to cigarette advertising near their schools

Children in 21 countries are being exposed to promotions by large tobacco companies, with cigarettes and advertising appearing close to schools, according to a new report. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids found that in most of the 21 countries it inve
added Mar 9, 2018 14:46

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
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