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truth campaign linked with decreased smoking and increased support for anti-tobacco social movement

youth and young adults with greater awareness of the truth® campaign are more likely to support an anti-tobacco social movement and less likely to become smokers over time, according to a new Truth Initiative® study. The study, published in the Journal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 24, 2018 23:23
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Massachusetts to probe e-cigarette maker Juul over sales to minors

is investigating e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc and two online retailers to determine whether they violated state law by failing to prevent minors from buying their products, the state’s attorney general said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Jul 24, 2018 22:49
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[Massachusetts] Attleboro mayor seeks smoking restrictions on drivers

Heroux has asked the city council to consider an ordinance that bans smoking in motor vehicles when a child is in a car seat. The mayor submitted a draft of the law last Tuesday. He said in a letter to the council that while “many jurisdictions” ban smo
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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BAUD: UK faces a vaping dilemma as ecigarettes puff up the glamour

Forty per cent of adult UK smokers have not tried ecigarettes and adult use has flatlined since 2014. The introduction of Juul has a chance to change that. Lung cancer deaths are avoidable. We need to focus on this goal, and not be distracted by moral pa
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:08
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[UK] Young people in Gwynedd stamp out smoking

Arnott, Action on Smoking and Health chief executive, put this reduction down to banning tobacco advertising. She said: “The brightly coloured pack displays we used to have in shops disappeared completely in 2015 and the packs they do see nowadays are a s
Cambrian News / Lampeter Today (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 19:27
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[Asia, India] Call Parents Of Students Found With Tobacco: Delhi Government To Schools

The Delhi government has issued guidelines to all schools in the national capital for making them "tobacco-free zones", including summoning parents of those children who are found in possession of tobacco products. "Weall are aware that tobacco is a major
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Massachusetts, New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Raise tobacco age to 21

we urge New Hampshire legislators to follow the lead of those in Massachusetts by raising the minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21. Doing so will make it more difficult for children to get their hands on cigarettes and tobacco, which, in turn, will red
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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[New York] Bill aimed at combating 'third-hand smoke' awaits Cuomo's signature

Legislation that supporters say would be one of the nation’s first measures aimed at combating “third-hand smoke”...It would prohibit smoking at all times in rooms used for licensed child day care in homes, even when children aren't in the house or apart
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jul 23, 2018 12:36
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[Florida] PHIL J. MAROTTA V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, ET AL. LIVE Trial 07/20/18 –

Marotta alleged R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company of fraudulent concealment of dangers of smoking cigarettes manufactured by the company which led his Philip M. Marotta to get addicted to smoking at the age of 12 and also alleged the company of being liable o
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:03
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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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