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Spokane pursues raising tobacco age limit in Washington to 21

The Spokane Regional Health District board has thrown its weight behind a three-year-old campaign to raise the state’s tobacco age limit to 21. The board, which is made up of a bipartisan group of elected officials from around Spokane County, unanimousl
The Spokesman-Review
added Dec 14, 2017 16:51
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Does Seeking e-Cigarette Information Lead to Vaping? Evidence from a National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and Young Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

this study ... highlights the potential effects of regulating e-cigarette marketing information and correcting misinformation about vaping behavior available to young information seekers. Insofar as the FDA wishes to reduce initiation of use, it may need
Health Communication
added Dec 22, 2017 02:19
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[New Mexico] Roswell adopts new comprehensive tobacco policy

Roswell has become the first school district in the state to ban all tobacco products on school campuses. Two Roswell high-schoolers were behind the push. The pair of Roswell High sophomores worked with an organization on the 24/7 Tobacco Free Campaign f
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:17
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CME: Graphic Point-of-Sale Cigarette Warnings May Encourage Teen Smoking

Anti-tobacco advocates widely consider graphic warnings depicting the gruesome effects of cigarette use to be highly effective for preventing people from smoking and convincing smokers to quit. But findings from a novel study by researchers at the RAND C
MedPage Today
added Dec 16, 2017 16:44
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Graphic Point-of-Sale Cigarette Warnings May Encourage Teen Smoking

RAND researchers constructed a one-of-a-kind laboratory resembling a convenience store to test their hypothesis that viewing posters depicting the ravages of smoking at retail, point-of-sale, locations would serve as a smoking deterrent to vulnerable teen
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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Smoking, drinking and drug abuse decline among U.S. teens, who prefer pot and vaping, study finds

Cigarettes labelled as lights, milds, or low-tar -- also known as high-ventilation (light) cigarettes -- are generally considered to have a lighter, less pronounced flavour, lower levels of tar, nicotine, or other chemicals than regular cigarettes. They
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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Placing Antismoking Graphic Warning Posters at Retail Point-of-Sale Locations Increases Some Adolescents’ Susceptibility to Future Smoking

Conclusions Introducing graphic antismoking posters at POS may have the unintended effect of further increasing cigarette smoking susceptibility among adolescents already at risk.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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New Report: States Shortchange Tobacco Prevention Programs Proven to Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

The states this year will collect a record $27.5 billion in revenue from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend less than 3 percent of it – $721.6 million – on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:15
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Fort Worth Delivers Tremendous Victory for Smoke-Free Air

Residents and visitors alike will now be able to enjoy all that Fort Worth has to offer while enjoying clean air. Service industry employees, in particular, won't be forced to choose between earning a paycheck and breathing smoke-free air. Fort Worth, wh
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:14
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National Report: Missouri Ranks 49th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Missouri is spending just $48,500 this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is less than one-tenth of one percent of the $72.9 million recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2017 23:57
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