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Massachusetts Poised to Become Sixth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

With final passage by the Legislature today, Massachusetts is poised to become the sixth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. With this bold and historic move, Massachusetts will prevent young people from starting to use toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:53
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[Texas] Nolanville: City council to enact stricter smoking rules

city council plans to add controversial bans to its smoking ordinance, but says it’s open to hearing residents’ concerns. Residents were invited to share feedback and concerns at a public forum being held during the regular city council meeting at 6 p.m.
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:36
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Flavors in Tobacco Products: What are the Potential Risks and Benefits to Public Health?

The flavors ANPRM is an opportunity to look more broadly at the issue and consider all flavors, including menthol, as we comprehensively explore their public health impact and receive information to inform what regulatory action, if any, the FDA might ta
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 1, 2018 20:07
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More U.S. Teens Shunning Drugs, Alcohol

But why? That remains "the million dollar question," said Levy, "and for sure it doesn't have one simple answer." Overall, she credited public health efforts for giving rise to a new cultural climate that encourages teens to shun substance use because i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2018 13:52
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Some Adults Dismiss Nicotine Risks to Kids

Smokers and users of other tobacco products were less likely than non-tobacco users to recognize the potential harms of nicotine exposure to children, researchers reported. More than four out of five (83.2%) adults surveyed considered nicotine to be "de
MedPage Today
added Jul 20, 2018 13:50
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Some Adults Dismiss Nicotine Risks to Kids

Smokers and users of other tobacco products were less likely than non-tobacco users to recognize the potential harms of nicotine exposure to children, researchers reported. More than four out of five (83.2%) adults surveyed considered nicotine to be "def
MedPage Today
added Jul 19, 2018 18:13
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[Florida] Prevalence and characteristics of secondhand smoke and secondhand vapour exposure among youth

Almost one-third of Florida youth reported SHV exposure. Factors associated with SHS and SHV exposure are somewhat similar, and exposure to SHS and SHV is associated with tobacco susceptibility in youth. Promoting tobacco-free homes is needed to protect y
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:58
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[District of Columbia] American Association for Cancer Research to Host Congressional Briefing on E-Cigarettes

will address congressional staffers and the public on Wednesday, July 18... Panelists at the briefing, “E-cigarettes: Striking a Balance Between Preventing Youth Nicotine Addiction and Helping Current Smokers Quit Combustible Cigarettes,” will present the
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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[Connecticut] VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks.
PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 23:06
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[Massachusetts] Barnstable health board discusses vaping issue

“The problem of electronic cigarette use and vaping is actually exploding among our youth and it’s a real concern,” said Bob Collett, program director of the Tobacco Control Division of the Barnstable County Department of Health and the Environment. Col
Barnstable (MA) Patriot
added Jul 18, 2018 00:48
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