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[Asia, Qatar] HMC launches anti-smoking campaign in local schools

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced that its Tobacco Control Centre has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. This comes as part of the efforts undertaken to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qat
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:46

[Asia, Qatar] Dissuades them young: Schools witness anti-smoking campaign

As part of efforts to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. Recently, students at Khalifa Independent Se
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:44

Girl Scouts help pass anti-smoking law in Colorado

A city in Colorado has passed an antismoking law that was drafted by a group of Girl Scouts who wanted to combat secondhand smoke. Adults are no longer allowed to smoke in cars with minors in Aurora, Colo.
New York Daily News
added Mar 10, 2018 15:55

Current tobacco smoke exposure doesn't obstruct peds airflow

Current tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) is not associated with airflow obstruction among school-aged children, while prenatal smoking is associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma, according to a study published in the March issue of Chest.
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 12, 2018 14:47
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[New York] Tobacco 21 Legislation sent to lawmakers in Allegany County

BELMONT — A proposed law raising the minimum age from 18 to 21 for the legal purchase of tobacco products was shelved in 2017 but has been resurrected and could be aired at an April public hearing by the Allegany County Legislature.
Olean (NY) Times-Herald
added Mar 11, 2018 16:14
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[Minnesota] Ban tobacco-buying for all under 21? A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under 21 in Minnesota. The current age is 18. The proposal by a group of House members would also cover nicotine products like e-cigarettes.
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Mar 10, 2018 23:39

Big Tobacco, Tiny Targets: Global Campaign Takes Aim at Tobacco Giants for Advertising to Kids near Schools

Through crowdsourcing technology and social media, the campaign empowers citizens across the world to help document tobacco marketing that targets kids. With just a mobile phone, citizens in any country can take a photo of tobacco advertising near schools
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:35

Electronic Cigarette Use and Progression From Experimentation to Established Smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among adolescent cigarette experimenters, using e-cigarettes was positively and independently associated with progression to current established smoking, suggesting that e-cigarettes do not divert from, and may encourage, cigarette smoking in this populat
added Mar 9, 2018 21:16

[Colorado] This city just passed an antismoking law. It’s the brainchild of a Girl Scout troop.

And thus begins the story of how the Aurora City Council outlawed adults smoking in cars with minors. The law took effect last week, with violators facing mandatory community service. “I’m not a sentimental guy, but it gave me a real renewed faith in th
Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2018 20:51

[Asia, China] Early exposure to thirdhand smoke may pose health risks to humans: study

THS is a kind of toxic residue that lingers on indoor surfaces and in dust long after a cigarette has been extinguished, which was already regarded as a health hazard nearly 10 years ago. Scientists at Berkeley Lab have determined in their latest follo
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 9, 2018 20:47
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