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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New Bill to raise minimum smoking age to 21

Singapore has taken its first legal step towards raising the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21, with the introduction of a new Bill in Parliament yesterday. The Bill to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act will also make it illegal
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:31
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Tobacco smokers could gain 86 million years of life if they switch to vaping, study finds

Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period, calculates a research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. In all, cigarette smokers who sw
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:30
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[Massachusetts] IVES: Protecting Children from Secondhand Smoke ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

I recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health to encourage the favorable report of H1170 “An Act to Protect Little Lungs,” filed by Representative Paul Heroux. This bill would ban smoking in a car if a child is small enough to be in a
Valley Patriot (North Andover, MA)
added Oct 2, 2017 14:03
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[Australia] Ban smoking for under-21s: Andrew Forrest

Western Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is preparing to launch legal action against tobacco firms as part of a campaign to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Mr Forrest will seek billions in compensation for the damage caused by smo
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:56
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[Australia] Smoking age would be raised to 21 under Andrew Forrest's new anti-cancer plan

Mr Forrest and his wife Nicola are spearheading a major lobbying campaign to convince federal and state governments to raise the legal tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21 – a move they say would stop young people getting hooked, save lives and save govern
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:54
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SMOKING AGE IN AUSTRALIA WOULD BE RAISED TO 21 UNDER NEW PLAN

The Daily Telegraph can reveal the idea was put to state and federal health ministers at August’s COAG meeting as part of philanthropist and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest’s “assault” on the tobacco industry. The Saturday Telegraph revealed on the week
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:53
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[Australia] Andrew Forrest calls for smoking age to be raised to 21 Adam Gartrell, Health Correspondent

Australians would be prohibited from buying cigarettes until age 21 under a new cancer-fighting plan developed by billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest. Mr Forrest and his wife Nicola are spearheading a major lobbying campaign to convince federal an
Bega District News (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:49
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[UK-Scotland] Meet 'Generation Moderation': the selfie-obsessed Millennials who are shunning drugs, drink, smoking and sex

'NEW Puritanism' is driving a cultural wedge between the generations as the number of Scots Millennials who indulge in sex, drugs, drinking and smoking has fallen to a record low while their more hedonistic Generation X parents continue partying well int
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:40
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[Texas] ANGLIN: What’s good for you vs. you’re not the boss of me

The studies show the move should happen for everyone’s own good. Yet, there will be those who protest: the smokers who are tired of being vilified for having an unpopular habit, the businesses that will lose customers and money, the young puffers who don’
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Sep 30, 2017 23:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HONG: Getting to root of teen smoking

While NEA is sending a message by extending the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, the fact that people are picking up smoking so young shows that something else is at work, and there is a need to understand what it is if Singapore wants to bec
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:50
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