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[Asia, Pakistan] CTC urges govt not to fall for tobacco industry’s misleading claims

The Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) has urged the government not to compromise the health of Pakistan’s youth by falling for the misleading claims of the tobacco industry, which is vigilantly lobbying to pressurise the government and is
The News (pk)
added May 16, 2017 14:01
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[Missouri] WHITE: Secondhand smoke’s hidden risks for kids

With the recent push to increase the tobacco tax in the state of Kansas by a dollar or more per pack of cigarettes, citizens should remember that this issue is not just about reducing the number of people who smoke and improving their health. It is also
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 16, 2017 13:52
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[Montana] DPHHS: Tobacco industry finds new way to target kids

Forums in Missoula and Helena this week will focus on the number of kids using electronic cigarettes...there are no laws preventing companies from marketing e-cigarettes to kids. Tobacco company ads tout e-cigarettes as an alternative to, or for people
The Missoulian
added May 16, 2017 13:48
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[UK-Wales] Radical Welsh law will improve the health of the nation

Assembly Members will vote for the final time on the Public Health (Wales) Bill this afternoon. The Bill aims to protect young people’s health through banning smoking in school grounds, public playgrounds, and the outdoor areas of registered childcare
Welsh Government (uk)
added May 16, 2017 13:44
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[Michigan] Raising Genesee County tobacco buying age to 21 on hold after lawsuit

An ordinance by the Genesee County Board of Commissioners set to go into effect Monday, May 15, prohibiting retailers from selling tobacco products or paraphernalia to anyone under 21 years old has been put on hold. Michigan-based RPF Oil Company filed a
Michigan Live
added May 16, 2017 12:34
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[Spain, USA] More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight [FREE FULL TEXT]

Given that in 2015, 9.62% of live births in the United States were premature, and...prematurity was the leading cause of mortality for children <5 years old, it is time to close the gap and advocate for comprehensive smoking bans in all states and countri
Pediatrics
added May 19, 2017 12:37
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Pending Tobacco Regulations an 'Attack on Convenience Stores'

Convenience retailers in San Francisco and other communities throughout the Bay Area are on edge as lawmakers are poised to vote on several ordinances—most focused on flavor bans and, more specifically, menthol-flavored cigarettes—over the next month, acc
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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how twitter can help de-normalize menthol cigarettes

menthol cigarettes and Twitter share something in common: their users are more often racial minorities, youth and young adults. Because of that, researchers turned to the social network to learn more about how menthol is perceived—information that could
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 16, 2017 14:24
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EDITORIAL: The United States must act quickly to control the use of e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes have prompted legitimate concerns. The rapid rise of vaping among adolescents...Observers will also be monitoring how the FDA handles Gottlieb’s potential conflicts of interest, the spectre of which threatens to haunt whatever alternatives th
Nature
added May 15, 2017 20:14
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[Michigan] Lawsuit filed against Genesee County over tobacco ordinance

This ordinance passed Feb. 14 and technically is supposed to begin Monday. The lawsuit was filed May 12 by RPF oil company, which owns many gas stations and convenient stores that sell tobacco products in Genesee County. According to the lawsuit, the o
WJRT abc12 (Flint, MI)
added May 15, 2017 20:10
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