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[Wisconsin] Rhinelander student wins DARE essay contest

Weyhrauch, who will be in sixth grade, said the DARE program was fun. For her essay, she wrote about the dangers of second-hand smoke, and bingeing on alcohol. Weyhrauch was presented with a bag of prizes by her DARE officer, Amanda Young, of the Rhinel
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Aug 4, 2017 01:03
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[UK] South Tyneside on track for ‘smoke-free generation’ by 2030

South Tyneside’s health and wellbeing strategy has been meeting its targets to reduce smoking. The number of people smoking in the borough is at its lowest level in five years, having fallen from 25% in 2010 to 18% today. Coun Tracey Dixon, lead member fo
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:36
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Maine Raises Smoking Age to 21 After Lawmakers Override Veto

Maine will become the fourth state to raise the smoking age to 21 and will adopt stricter regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes after lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override the governor’s veto. Gov. Paul R. LePage, a Republic
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 14:33
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Clear roadmap needed on journey to becoming smoke-free

In contrast, Hong Kong's daily smoking rate among those aged 15 and above has already been brought down to 10.5 per cent, as of 2015, an all-time low. Much of Hong Kong's success can be credited to the tireless efforts of champion anti-tobacco advocate
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 3, 2017 13:56
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[Oregon] Bend council OKs $2.2 million more for sewer lawsuit

In other action, councilors decided to send a letter to Des­chutes County commissioners supporting a license for tobacco retailers....the county is considering options to prevent teens from accessing tobacco and e-cigarettes.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 3, 2017 09:08
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Maine Raises Smoking Age to 21 After Lawmakers Override Veto

Maine will become the fourth state to raise the smoking age to 21 and will adopt stricter regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes after lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override the governor’s veto. Gov. Paul R. LePage, a Republic
New York Times
added Aug 3, 2017 01:45
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Crestview teen to help lead Florida’s anti-tobacco movement

Students Working Against Tobacco, Florida’s statewide youth-led movement to combat the tobacco industry, announced the names of its new Youth Advocacy Board members. The group named Crestview resident Kendra O’Malley its Youth Advocacy Board leader, whic
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:53
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[Maine] GAGNON: Stop trying to save us from ourselves

I’m begging you — especially if you are a young person — to never start smoking. But that doesn’t mean that I believe it is appropriate for the government to try to control our self-destructive behavior. At some point, it is up to us whether or not to
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 18:26
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Maine Becomes Fourth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

We applaud Maine lawmakers for standing up to the tobacco industry and acting to protect the children and health of their state. The law covers all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, and prohibits tobacco sales to anyone under 21 as lawmakers rejec
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 3, 2017 15:05
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[Texas] Father is brutally beaten by a gang of youths after asking them to stop smoking marijuana on a Dallas train

This is the shocking moment a 44-year-old father was beaten by a gang of youngsters on board a Dallas train after asking them to stop smoking marijuana. Kennan Jones was attacked by the group on Sunday as they rode towards Deep Ellum in Dallas, Texas.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:52
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