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[West Virginia] Bills restricting tobacco sales, smoking around children don't make it out of committee

Time ran out on legislation that would have made it illegal to sell tobacco or tobacco products to anyone in West Virginia under the age of 21. Neither Senate Bill 13 or House Bill 2331 made it out of committee: SB 13 languished in judiciary, while the h
added Mar 6, 2018 14:50

Philip Morris Hasn’t Changed – Company Aggressively Promotes Cigarettes Even as It Claims Focus on Less Harmful Products

executives spoke at a consumer analyst conference in February and touted plans to boost cigarette sales... Philip Morris should be judged by its actions, not its word. The company’s actions show that its talk of less risky products is a smokescreen to hid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:08

Maternal smoking during pregnancy contributes to asthma severity and poor lung function in kids

highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than current, ongoing TSE in school-aged children
added Mar 5, 2018 20:14

Kids Who Vape Face Toxin Dangers, Study Finds

Teenagers who use e-cigarettes expose themselves to cancer-causing toxins, particularly if they choose fruit-flavored products... Teens who used e-cigarettes had up to three times greater amounts of the toxins in their urine than teens who never vape, th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 5, 2018 15:46
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Alaska Senate bill targets vaping by those under 19

Senate Bill 15, sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, was approved by the Senate Finance Committee last week and is expected to advance to a vote of the full Senate this week. Existing state law already prohibits those under 19 from buying or oth
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 8, 2018 00:48

[Nebraska] SCHICK: Raising tobacco costs will make impact

The Nebraska Legislature is currently considering a number of proposals to increase the tax on tobacco in our state. I want to lend my voice to the chorus of supporters singing the praises of this approach. Significantly raising taxes and prices on toba
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Mar 5, 2018 14:39

[UK] Bid to 'Make Smoking History'

Greater Manchester bids to be the first place in the world to Make Smoking History within a decade. David Gorner, from Rochdale, wants to encourage the largest ever response to a public engagement about tobacco harm. Nearly one in five people still smok
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:49

[Australia] Shocking moment a 13-year-old boy is knocked to the ground by an older teenager in a sickening one-punch attack after he told him to stop smoking

The friends said they were sitting in the park with other mates when two people - an older boy and an adult - started smoking nearby. But when Kyle asked them to move further away from them, he said they became angry and allegedly threw a single punch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:46

[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018: executive summary

Policies on tobacco and e-cigarettes should have at their core the recognition that nicotine use per se presents minimal risk of serious harm to physical health and that its addictiveness depends on how it is administered.
added Mar 23, 2018 21:27

Harm Perceptions of Intermittent Tobacco Product Use Among U.S. Youth, 2016

One in ten youth perceived intermittent cigarette smoking as causing “little” or “no” harm; this perception was higher among current users. Efforts to educate youth about the risks of even intermittent tobacco product use could reduce misperceptions of h
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Mar 9, 2018 21:19
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