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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New smoking rules prompt changes in universities; experts say ban is step in right direction

The latest measures to widen the smoking ban at tertiary institutes will spur schools to do more to discourage smoking, although most are already smoke-free campuses. Experts also reassure that the ban is a productive effort. Students and staff at autono
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:48
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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking initiation in Europe

non-price tobacco control policies have no significant effect on the age of onset of smoking either for males or females. Current tobacco control policies do not seem to discourage young individuals from starting to smoke....special tobacco control polici
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2017 03:06
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[Maryland] One in four Arundel shops sold tobacco to minors during sting Illegal cigarette sales

Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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E-cigarette aerosol exposure can cause craniofacial defects in Xenopus laevis embryos and mammalian neural crest cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our work is the first to show that ECIG use could pose a potential hazard to the developing embryo and cause craniofacial birth defects. This emphasizes the need for more testing and regulation of this new popular product. Figures
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:56
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[New York] New hookah bars banned from opening in NYC

The legislation adds “hookah” to the city’s indoor smoking ban — allowing existing spots to stay open only if at least half their sales are from hookahs and they get a permit. Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn), who has pushed the move for years,
New York Daily News
added Oct 19, 2017 00:03
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[New York] Lookback: Week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 2

50 YEARS AGO — 1967...smoking in the school building in recent years has constituted a fire hazard. The new policy permits students in grades seven through 12 to smoke outside the building on the school grounds during the half-hour period immediately fol
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking in N.C. reaches another historic low in 2016

The state’s adult smoking rate dropped to another historic low in 2016, this time to 17.9 percent, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. That still means about 1.41 million out of 7.9 million adult North Carolinians are smoker
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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[Illinois] Retailers suffer, but officials say raising tobacco age decreases smoking

He said he’s had to adjust his marketing to appeal to an older crowd after Chicago hiked the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 last year. Rector, general manager at All in One Smoke Shop in Edgewater, said he consistently turns away 18- t
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 28, 2017 15:56
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Welcome to the Tobacco Control Policy tool

This website provides decision-makers and health professionals with estimates of the projected impact of four specific tobacco control policies on public health in the United States. The estimates were derived from simulations of over 2,200 policy scena
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:10
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[Asia, India] PUNJAB TO BOOK VENDORS SELLING TOBACCO TO MINOR UNDER JJ ACT

Punjab Government on Wednesday issued strict instructions to the police department to book all those vendors and owners of hotels and restaurants under section 77 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, and Cigarette and Other
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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