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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Exclusive: 'More will pick up smoking if ban is lifted'

National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) president Dr Saunthari Somasundaram says any cigarette pack that contains fewer than 20 sticks, packaged attractively, cheap and displayed prominently will attract people to pick up smoking, especially the young.
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:34
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[Michigan] Lawmakers want to raise age to buy tobacco

 House Bill 4736, introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann (R-Dist. 77) in June, would prohibit the selling, giving, or furnishing of tobacco and tobacco paraphernalia to minors, people under the age of 21.  “I thought it would make sense to make smoking legal at
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:06
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Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Specifically, it found that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were more likely to have asthma by age 7. The same was true for those whose mothers experienced extreme stress or depression during the child's first three years. Researchers aren
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 27, 2017 06:37
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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BROWN: Dear Hollywood: Smoking Deserves An ‘R’ Rating

A few weeks ago, my organization, the American Heart Association, and 16 other leading health and medical organizations sent a letter putting the six media companies behind the MPAA on the clock. We asked them to implement the R rating for movies depicti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 21, 2017 17:17
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[Asia] Report: Where There’s Smoke, Israel Isn’t Doing Enough to Discourage It

Knesset Research and Information Center... took aim at Israel’s relatively low tobacco tax and poorly designed system for taxing tobacco. In particular, it pointed to the much lower rate for loose tobacco for rolling and cigarettes. The sales tax on a pa
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Sep 21, 2017 00:53
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[California] Oakland bans flavored tobacco products

Flavored tobacco products such as menthol cigarettes, blunt wraps and e-cigarette, or vape materials, will be banned in Oakland as of next year. The Oakland City Council approved the ban Tuesday night. The ordinance, dubbed the “Oakland Children Smokin
East Bay (CA) Times
added Sep 20, 2017 23:50
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[UK] What would Cindy say? Supermodel Crawford's son Presley Gerber, 18, puffs away on a cigarette as he bonds with rising star sister Kaia, 16, in between hectic LFW schedule

Presley proved to be the only one smoking as Kaia and their pals sat comfortably on a bench.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:15
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[California] Oakland Gives Final Approval to Restrict Sale of Menthol Cigarettes and Other Flavored Tobacco

The No More Flavored Tobacco coalition comprises the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), American Heart Association, American Lung Association in California, Americans for Nonsmoke
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:43
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysian NGOs submit petition against proposed reintroduction of kiddie cigarette packs

Experts say the high tax and ongoing anti-smoking campaigns championed by Malaysia's Health Ministry will fail if the public, especially youngsters, have easy access to the 10-stick "kiddie pack".
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:35
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