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Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Initiatives

While we support funding for CHIP and community health centers, it is irresponsible and unnecessary for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to addressing many of the big
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:59
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VIDEO: The Video Game Danger Parents Don't Know About

Protecting kids from hidden smoking
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2017 15:58
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GLANTZ: Good news for Big Tobacco: E-cigs are a strong gateway for young adults to start smoking cigarettes

47.7% of never-smoking young adults who used e-cigarettes at baseline were smoking cigarettes a year later...The tobacco companies have worked for decades to crack the young adult market and e-cigarettes are the path.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:34
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VIDEO: Florida lawmakers to consider raising tobacco-buying age to 21

Next year, Florida lawmakers will consider a bill that would raise the age limit to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 years. Republican Senator David Simmons, who represents Volusia and Seminole Counties, submitted SB 1288 which is also called the “Tobacco 21 Ac
WFLA TV (Tampa, FL)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:57
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[Florida] Fla. bill would raise age to buy tobacco products to 21

How old is old enough to buy tobacco products? Right now in Florida, you can buy if you’re 18. If a bill passes, that age gets raised to 21. Sen. David Simmons (R-Altamonte Springs) is sponsoring the bill which would make the age 21.
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Dec 22, 2017 01:51
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[New York] Burlington City Council Approves Tobacco Ballot Question

leaders passed a resolution to place a question on the Town Meeting Day ballot asking voters if the legal age to purchase tobacco products should be raised. City councilors debated whether Burlington voters should “advise the Governor and members of the
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:39
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[Maine] Advocates call for increased tobacco prevention funding

Teen smoking rates are on the rise in Maine, leading health advocacy groups to call for the state to use more of the money it receives from a federal tobacco settlement to fund tobacco prevention.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 22, 2017 01:31
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[UK] Worthing store loses alcohol licence after illicit tobacco found

A shop in Worthing has had its alcohol licence revoked after illicit tobacco products were found during a search by Trading Standards officers. Worthing News in Rowlands Road also sold e-cigarette liquid to an underage volunteer posing as a customer.
More Radio (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:01
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Played: This Year's Video Games Glamorize Tobacco Use to Youth

a staggering 93.5 percent of popular video games that contain tobacco images portray its use in a positive or neutral light. Truth Initiative® – the national nonprofit dedicated to making tobacco a thing of the past – has conducted a crowdsourcing study t
PR Newswire
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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former navy secretary ray mabus on the culture of smoking in the military

“it’s one of the most embedded things that you ever see,” said former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus in an interview with Truth Initiative®... A pro-tobacco culture infiltrated the military, thanks in part to the heavy targeting of service members
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:59
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