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Do smoking bans lead to less or more smoking in the home?

The findings of the study indicate that children’s SHS exposure at home did not increase after the introduction of public smoking bans....additional studies are required to assess the impact of public smoking bans on children’s SHS exposure at home. Furth
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:47

[California] San Francisco first city to ban e-cigarette flavors

Lowey, D-N.Y., has chided FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb for not doing enough to curb e-cigarette use among minors. “I am concerned that FDA’s silence on e-cigarettes could open the door to the next public health emergency,” Lowey said during an April he
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 26, 2018 16:02

Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products' Health Canada published its draft regulations last week on its proposed changes to cigarette packages, which aim t
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29

Tobacco: activist investors pressure £20bn companies over child labour

The world’s biggest tobacco companies are coming under mounting pressure over child labour and working conditions in fields globally, from Zimbabwe to North Carolina. The firms are facing intense scrutiny from unions, NGOs and academics. While all hav
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46

[Malaysia, UK] The Kuala Lumpur Charter on Smoke-Free Homes

academic scientists, clinicians and tobacco control specialists held a workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 7-9 May 2018 to consider the research and policy needs in relation to smoke-free homes in both the UK and Malaysia, with a view to wider policy trans
British Medical Journal
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11

[UK] Child labour rampant in tobacco industry

Child labour in tobacco is rampant and on the increase... Evidence from three continents shows how children aged 14 and under are kept out of school and employed in hard and sometimes harmful physical labour to produce the tobacco leaf that fills cigare
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:28
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[New York] Push to raise age to buy tobacco products in Monroe County continues

Advocates are still working to raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old. 22 localities across New York State have passed similar legislation. Monroe County's Agenda Charter Committee will meet Monday night to vote on the bill. Cai
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council (Rochester, NY)
added Jun 26, 2018 16:05

[Arizona] Tempe explores raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

Councilwoman Lauren Kuby proposed the idea last week. City staff and the council will explore the issue over the next three to six months. Kuby said her intent is to cut down on youth smoking rates and simplify the purchasing process for vendors. If
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jun 26, 2018 16:00

[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28

[New York] Nassau County bill aims to stem vaping by young people

The measure, which legislative committees will consider Monday, would require retailers to keep e-cigarettes and other vaping products behind the counter.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 25, 2018 15:27
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