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[Missouri] Board of Health recommends licensing of tobacco retailers

As of right now, Columbia has no system in place to identify retailers that sell tobacco or to monitor the retailers to see if they are in compliance with the Tobacco 21 ordinance. According to the board, the city of Columbia has only been able to conduc
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added May 13, 2017 01:46

BRIANT: Tobacco Battleground: Going Local

In 2011, 248 local tobacco ordinances were introduced and considered by city and county governments. In 2016, that number increased greatly, as more than 700 local tobacco ordinances were introduced across the country....retailers and adults need to becom
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 13, 2017 01:44

[Asia-pacific] Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

A few groups are now pushing back against Big Tobacco in the country of 250 million people where nearly two-thirds of men smoke and a cigarette pack can cost less than $2. In eastern Jakarta, a row of at least a dozen houses at the Penas Tanggul neigh
added May 13, 2017 00:04

[UK] Leaked draft of Labour 2017 manifesto – full text

Labour will implement a Tobacco Control Plan, focussing on issues of mental health and children smokers, along with groups in society, such as BAME and LGBT communities, with high prevalence of the use of tobacco products.
The Spectator (uk)
added May 12, 2017 16:55

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Carlos Vela of Ingleside, Texas, As National Youth Advocate of the Year

Carlos Vela, 18, of Ingleside, Texas, has been named the National Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against tobacco. Carlos was honored Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Carlos was previously name
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2017 23:59

Content analysis of age verification, purchase and delivery methods of internet e-cigarette vendors, 2013 and 2014

Conclusions The number of IEVs grew sharply from 2013 to 2014, with poor age verification practices. New and expanded regulations for online e-cigarette sales are needed, including strict age and identity verification requirements.
Tobacco Control
added May 11, 2017 23:58

[New York] Legislators back ban of smoking in cars with kids

Cattaraugus County lawmakers were unanimous Wednesday in their support of state Senate and Assembly bills that would prohibit smoking in vehicles with children age 16 and younger.
Olean (NY) Times-Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:33

[UK] Leamington shop owner prosecuted for selling counterfeit cigarettes to children

Arsalan Abdulbakht, the owner of International Mini Market, in High Street has been successfully prosecuted after an investigation by Warwickshire County Council trading standards officers. The officers headed the investigation and subsequent prosecutio
Warwick Courier (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:17

[Asia, Pakistan] Health activists warn against tobacco industry’s false alarm of surge in sale

Media reports suggest that the international tobacco industry has created a smoke screen with deceptive statistics to create the impression that the counterfeit tobacco industry has captured the market of the international tobacco companies, and that Fed
The News (pk)
added May 11, 2017 03:08

[Canada] Study indicates teens smoking marijuana more than tobacco

"We all know about the problems with cigarettes," said Orillia high school student Brayden, 17. "They're bad for your health, but the long-term effects of marijuana are way better." A new study by the University of Waterloo's Propel Centre for Populatio
Orillia Packet and Times (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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