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[Canada, USA] KREISMAN: Dr. Stuart Kreisman: New NDP government must do more to fight early tobacco deaths

The Tobacco 21 movement has been sweeping across the U.S...We challenge the new NDP government to take up these issues and again make B.C. a leader in Canada and to save thousands of our children from shortened lives due to an inevitably ultimately regre
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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New FDA Program Aids in Age Verification

Designed to prevent and reduce tobacco sales to minors, the nationally distributed retailer-education program called This Is Our Watch includes a free set of resources to support retailers’ efforts to educate staff on enforcing federal laws and regulatio
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 9, 2017 05:05
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[Asia, India] 25 per cent of Mumbai's youngsters addicted to tobacco products

A recent survey has revealed that one in every four students between the ages of 10 and 19 in Mumbai's schools is addicted to smoking and tobacco in other forms. The study, conducted by Mazgaon's Prince Aly Khan Hospital in association with Manipal Univer
Times of India
added Nov 8, 2017 17:21
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[New York] Editorial: Schenectady taking tobacco sales regulation too far

Schenectady’s well-meaning proposal to prohibit or limit the sale of tobacco products in certain types of stores — specifically convenience stores and stores near schools — goes too far. There are plenty of laws on the books to prevent minors from obtai
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Nov 8, 2017 16:52
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[Massachusetts] Greenfield voters OK local option tax on pot, reject flavored tobacco sales

The voters have spoken. Greenfield should adopt a local option tax on the sale of recreational marijuana, and the town should continue to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults 21 and older. The two topics appeared as nonbinding referendum
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Nov 8, 2017 16:50
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[Florida] Statewide survey: youth tobacco, nicotine use serious problem

Tobacco use such as cigarettes, cigars, smokeless chew or e-cigarettes among Northeast Florida youth remains relatively common, a statewide survey shows.
Florida Times-Union
added Nov 8, 2017 16:46
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud raises age to buy tobacco to 21, but mayor plans veto

After a lengthy public hearing in which dozens of people spoke on both sides of the issue, the City Council voted 4-3 to approve the ordinance. However, Mayor Dave Kleis says he will veto it. Edina and St. Louis Park have already raised the minimum age
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:41
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: City Council approves raising tobacco-buying age, but mayor says he won't sign into law

Despite the St. Cloud City Council approving on a 4-3 vote Monday an ordinance amendment to raise the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21, Mayor Dave Kleis said he will veto the ordinance. "I can't support it, and I won't sign it," he said. The vote and
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Nov 8, 2017 16:40
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[Australia] 'It's child abuse': Sydney mum calls for smoking ban around kids

Nina Belle, who runs the Judgy Mummy blog, decided to start a petition after she was left horrified when she witness three men smoking next to a toddler’s pram outside a shopping centre.
Yahoo!
added Nov 7, 2017 22:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Minimum age for smokers to be raised to 19 in 2019

It will then be raised progressively every January until 2021, when smokers have to be 21 before they can light up. Currently, the minimum age is 18. The amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, approved by Parliament yesterda
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:21
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