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[Colorado] Carbondale seeks to limit tobacco sales to those 21 and older

Carbondale is looking to follow Aspen and Basalt’s lead and raise the age limit from 18 to 21 to buy not only vaping products but any type of tobacco. The conversation at a Tuesday town Board of Trustees meeting grew out of concerns raised in a recent s
Aspen (CO) Times
added Apr 12, 2018 20:11
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DoSomething.org Partners With Sari Arambulo of NBC's AP Bio Encouraging College Students to "Save The Mascots"

70,000 young people have joined DoSomething.org and CVS Health Foundation in a campaign to strive for tobacco-free college campuses to reduce risks of secondhand smoke.
PR Newswire
added Apr 12, 2018 20:01
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Impact of New York City’s 2014 Increased Minimum Legal Purchase Age on Youth Tobacco Use

Public Health Implications. Other cities and states currently raising their MLPA for tobacco may need to pay close attention to policy enforcement and conduct enhanced monitoring of retailer compliance to achieve the full benefits of the policy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 12, 2018 19:57
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[Australia] Nanny state closes in on cigarettes as raising legal smoking age to 21 is tabled at Health Minister meeting

Western Australia Health Minister Roger Cook is campaigning for the Turnbull Government to take up the proposal introduced by mining magnate Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest. But the legal smoking age will only be raised to 21 in Western Australia if the rest of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:43
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[Australia] Nanny state closes in on cigarettes as raising legal smoking age to 21 is tabled at Health Minister meeting

Raising the legal smoking age to 21 was tabled at a meeting of the nation's Health Ministers on Thursday. Western Australia Health Minister Roger Cook is campaigning for the Turnbull Government to take up the proposal introduced by mining magnate Andrew
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:57
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[Illinois] Posting signs outside of Chicago tobacco stores could warn teens of vaping dangers, officials say

Chicago teens that officials worry are oblivious to the health risks of vaping with candy-flavored electronic cigarettes soon could be faced with warning signs in stores under a plan aldermen advanced Wednesday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s ordinance would requi
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 14, 2018 22:08
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Poor Lung Function in Early Life Ups COPD Risk

factors affecting lung function during childhood, such as maternal smoking and childhood asthma, bronchitis, allergic rhinitis, and eczema, predisposed children to lung function decline and COPD.
MedPage Today
added Apr 12, 2018 18:09
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[Kansas] City of Topeka to appeal judge's ruling on smoking age

Topeka’s city government will appeal a ruling Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis issued last month barring the city from enforcing an ordinance its governing body approved in December banning the sale of tobacco products to adults ages 18 to 20
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Apr 12, 2018 00:56
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[Africa, Gambia] RAID sensitises youth Tobacco

RAID-The Gambia, an organization advocating against Tobacco use in collaboration with partners last Tuesday organised a daylong awareness creation for fifty youth leaders from groups in the Kanifing Municipality, Banjul and West Coast Region on the 2016
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Apr 11, 2018 23:45
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Tiny Juul Device Getting U.S. Teens Hooked on Vaping

The Juul is so popular that many kids don't even realize that it is an e-cigarette loaded with nicotine, she said. But Juul Labs, the San Francisco company that makes the device, contends that it is only intended for adults who want to quit smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 11, 2018 13:46
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