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[Kansas] Minimum age to buy tobacco in Topeka is 21 at midnight

In a historic vote of 8 to 2, the Topeka City Council is raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products in the city, to 21 years old. The ordinance will go into effect at midnight. Multiple health organizations in the area said the decision was obvious
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Jan 11, 2018 01:20
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[Europe, Germany] 'No smoking': German Drugs Commissioner calls for fewer cigarettes on screen

While the number of smokers in Germany may have gone done over the last 15 years, cigarettes are still ubiquitous in films and on television. That's a problem, said Marlene Mortler, Germany's Federal Drugs Commissioner, in an interview with newspaper and
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Jan 11, 2018 00:03
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[India] Getting teens to quit

More than 50% of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress and because smoking makes them appear cool among their peers, a survey has found. It showed that 52% of teenagers believed smoking helped increase concentrat
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 10, 2018 22:56
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[UK] One puff of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked: Two-thirds of people who try tobacco for the first time become daily smokers

Some 60.3 per cent had tried a cigarette and 68.9 per cent became addicted / But fewer teenagers today are experimenting with cigarettes in the first place
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:07
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts may get their government badge — and an Aurora law banning smoking in cars with kids

the girls, middle school students in Aurora part of Girl Scout troop 789, have a real shot at passing their proposal. It’s set for a city council vote later this month. Councilman Charlie Richardson, who has been working with the troop on the ordinance a
Aurora (CO) Daily Sun & Sentinel
added Jan 13, 2018 14:39
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New Year = New Regulations

As of Jan. 1, smokers in Aspen, Colo., are paying $3 more per pack of cigarettes than they did last month. Also, Oregonians must now be 21 in order to purchase any type of tobacco products in the state. That’s two different communities and two different
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 11, 2018 19:45
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Website Addresses Local Tobacco Ordinances / Video, materials available to help retailers fight back

A new website, Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look (TOTAL), is proving to be a valuable resource for retailers in the ongoing effort to respond to restrictive and prohibitory local tobacco ordinances.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:43
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[UK] Haunting final moments of shopkeeper caught on CCTV just 30 minutes before he was 'killed after refusing to sell cigarette papers to a group of teenagers' as boy, 16, is charged with murder

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of shopkeeper Vijay Patel who was attacked outside his store in north London on Saturday night. Mr Patel was attacked outside Broadway News and Food after he turned away three youths who wanted to buy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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NEUBERGER: Austria’s new government: a victory for the tobacco industry and public health disaster?

This capitulation not only contributes to Austria’s lack of credibility in global tobacco control, it is likely to further exacerbate Austria’s disastrous tobacco epidemic. The smoking ban reversal and other decisions about the tobacco control law, were d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 11, 2018 02:24
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[Massachusetts] Watertown youth lead movement to fight Big Tobacco

The 84 Movement is a statewide youth tobacco prevention program that fights the tobacco industry’s tactics of making their products sweet, cheap and easy to get. Joseph and Moore, both juniors at Watertown High School, join 15 other youth to help lead t
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:15
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