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[New Mexico] McSORLEY: Let’s stop nicotine addiction in young people

[FDA] issued warnings to 22 New Mexico businesses and fined one...The perpetrators include some of the nation’s largest mainstream retailers and convenience stores, including Walmart, Walgreens and 7-Eleven, illustrating why policymakers must take tough a
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 3, 2018 16:15
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[New York] Sweeping anti-tobacco law picks up support from Erie County lawmakers

Health advocates have rallied around the Public Health Protection Act, the most sweeping anti-smoking legislation seriously considered by the County Legislature in over a decade. The proposed law — a collection of three distinct measures individually int
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 2, 2018 17:23
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‘Juul’s a Business, and They’re Behaving Like a Business’

Juul Labs’ Instagram account was once a repository of images of attractive young adults hanging out in sunny locales while puffing away at the brand’s popular vapes. Now it’s more like a digital grave. Everything is buried, save for one post, a lone marke
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 7, 2018 15:57
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[New York] Man Avoids Jail Time for House Fire That Killed Son

A western New York man who started a house fire that killed his 7-year-old son after lighting a cigarette with a blowtorch was sentenced to probation.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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GLANTZ: How real is the “reality check” on the relationship between youth vaping and smoking?

The good news is that Levy and colleagues are finally accepting the overwhelming evidence that kids who start with e-cigarettes are more likely to end up smoking cigarettes, the so-called “gateway effect.” Now they have fallen back to arguing that the g
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 1, 2018 21:16
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[Virginia] PALM: Smoke got in our eyes — and in our lungs

As for the woman who prompted this reflection, I witnessed her smoking in her car with kids in Virginia, where I now live and where it is illegal. Washington has yet to pass such a law. It should.
Kitsap (WA) Sun
added Dec 1, 2018 20:43
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[Asia, India] Assam Schools To Take Oath On Not To Use Betel Nut Or Tobacco

Around 45 lakh children studying in government schools across Assam will be administered an oath on Saturday not to use betel nut or tobacco.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Nov 30, 2018 18:08
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[Australia] Smoking rates have increased among young men despite efforts to discourage the habit - with tobacco taxes set to increase by 25% in the next two years

The overall rate of smoking among Australians only saw a very slight reduction of .6 per cent from 12.8 per cent after to 12.2 per cent between 2013 and 2016...a crucial positive to come from the campaign was a reduction in the number of youths smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 16:19
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Illinois House snuffs out effort to raise tobacco, vaping purchage age to 21

Efforts to raise the age to 21 to legally buy tobacco in the state failed in the Illinois House Wednesday. The House only mustered 62 votes in the effort to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of the legislation known as Tobacco 21. Seventy-one votes were
The Daily Vidette (ISU, Illinois State University)
added Dec 1, 2018 22:03
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[Illinois] Survey finds surge in teen e-cigarette usage

A recent survey done by the School of Social Work found the number of teenage electronic cigarette users has soared in the last two years. This finding comes shortly after the FDA recently declared e-cigarette use an epidemic. The Illinois Youth Survey
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Dec 1, 2018 16:25
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