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2017 State Legislative Summary

With only several state legislatures yet to conclude their 2017 legislative sessions, the outcome of various tobacco legislation in most states is now clear. Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Taxation This year, 28 states considered bills to raise cigaret
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 18:28
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Why Would Big Tobacco Pay for an Anti-Smoking Campaign?

There’s one change, though, that might get us there much sooner. “If Philip Morris and other tobacco companies want a smoke-free world, it’s in their power to create that tomorrow,” Koval said. “Just stop selling combustible cigarettes and we’d be there
Healthline Networks
added Sep 28, 2017 15:54
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Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies

The Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool shows that raising the minimum age to 21 nationwide would save 306,000 lives. The tool was built by University of Michigan researchers and the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) lung conso
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:07
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[New York] Student push for smoking ban at Genesee County parks

Students from Genesee County’s Reality Check program have noticed a big problem of littered cigarettes scattered all across county parks. So they’ve decided to do something about it. This Saturday, September 30, with plastic bags in hand, the students
The Batavian (Batavia County, NY)
added Sep 28, 2017 01:40
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[California] Richmond considers raising tobacco age to 21, banning menthol, flavors

Richmond City Council is considering raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the city to 21, along with a citywide ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored tobacco products. The council is also considering prohibiting new retai
Richmond (CA) Standard (Chevron Richmond)
added Sep 27, 2017 22:26
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[Canada] Canadian Community Health Survey, 2016

Half of 18 to 34 year olds (50.3%) reported at least one of these unhealthy behaviours. Although Canadian youth aged 12 to 17 are below the legal age for buying alcohol and cigarettes, 10.1% reported one of the three unhealthy behaviors.
Statistics Canada (ca)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:48
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[Canada] Smoking, 2016

In 2016, 16.9% of Canadians aged 12 and older (roughly 5.2 million people) smoked either daily or occasionally.Note 1 The proportion of Canadians aged 12 and older who smoked either daily or occasionally declined between 2015 and 2016 (17.7%, 16.9%). Not
Statistics Canada (ca)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:47
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[Asia, India] No candy with cigarettes: Health Ministry for registered tobacco-only shops, aims to cut consumption

Many say move will curb tobacco use among teens, but others worried that it will give its products legal sanction. No candy with cigarettes: Health Ministry for registered tobacco-only shops, aims to cut consumption
Scroll.in (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:29
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[Canada] Vaping practices implemented

School District 22 implemented district-wide practices for handling vaping and e-cigarettes Monday. “Recent research from the University of Waterloo indicates that youth who vape are more likely to smoke cigarettes than those who don’t vape,” said Truma
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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why local governments should take action on menthol cigarette sales

The mint flavoring, which appeals to youth, makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. Additionally, a federal ban already exists for all other flavored cigarettes. The evidence is clear that menthol poses a threat to public health
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:42
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