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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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[Canada] SENATOR BETTY UNGER: Marijuana legislation will not achieve its objectives and should be defeated

The negative health impacts of legalization don’t stop there. You have the problems of second-hand smoke, exposure to children, impaired driving, and the fact that smoking marijuana is far more harmful to your health than smoking cigarettes. All of these
Hill Times (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 18:54
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Florida may raise tobacco-buying age to 21

Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, is sponsoring SB 1288, which would increase the minimum legal age from 18 to 21 to buy cigarettes, tobacco chew and electronic vaping devices and products.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Dec 20, 2017 22:24
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are video games glamorizing tobacco use?

Participants in a Truth Initiative study of video game players said that they felt tobacco, or nicotine, was portrayed negatively in only 6.5 percent of games where tobacco use appeared. The survey respondents — 200 video game players aged 18 and over —
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:57
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Stop smoking before it starts

Toledo City Council is wisely considering raising the tobacco purchase age to 21. It should be a simple decision that would mirror action taken by nine other cities in Ohio, including Cleveland and Columbus.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Dec 20, 2017 19:14
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this commentary, we flag the importance of taking a child-rights approach in the context of tobacco control, which is thus far unprecedented. This text was written in response to the Seventh Conference of States Parties of WHOs Framework Convention on
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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[Minnesota] Local advocates want to take Tobacco 21 fight to state

Despite the discouragement, Jett — along with state and national advocacy groups — are working to bring the movement to the state level. Their effort got a boost Monday when St. Cloud City Council passed a measure recommending the Legislature raise the
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Dec 22, 2017 01:35
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council votes to support increase in tobacco buying age

unanimously approved the first reading of an amendment applying fines and fees to an ordinance that would boost the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21 years old. Called T-21, the amendment would maintain the same fines and fees as the current 18-year-ol
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 22, 2017 01:33
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Stamping 'Smoking Kills' on Cigarettes May Keep Teens From the Habit

"Smoking Kills" -- emblazoned right on a cigarette may help young people avoid the deadly habit. That's the conclusion of a new study involving nearly 1,000 British 16- to 24-year-olds. Participants -- including both smokers and non-smokers -- were ask
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2017 21:55
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