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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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[Missouri] Morgan County students attend ‘Taking Down Tobacco’ conference

Thirteen groups of youth from across the state began the training with Tobacco 101 which is supported by CVS Health Foundation, Campaign for Tobacco – Free Kids, and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Youth from Morgan County RI and RII
Lake Sun Leader (Camdenton, MO)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:45
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Teens, are you listening? Big Tobacco admits smoking is “highly addictive.”

Big Tobacco has gotten rich off of shotgun store and magazine marketing that strikes and preys upon the still maturing and gullible adolescent mind. For example, take a look at cigarette ads inside magazines in your school library. Look closely at magaz
whyquit.com
added Nov 30, 2017 04:43
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[Alabama] Proposed bill would ban smoking in vehicles with minor passengers

A Birmingham lawmaker wants to ban smoking in vehicles with minors inside. Despite anti-smoking campaigns, a lot of people still smoke. And a lot of drivers like to smoke inside of their cars. Birmingham Representative Rolanda Hollis, who is sensitive
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:39
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