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[Vermont] Youth campaign targets flavored tobacco products

Students from 17 high schools across the state of Vermont gathered at Montpelier High School on Tuesday to participate in a march on the State House in protest of flavored and other non-cigarette tobacco products. The advocacy group Our Voices Exposed (O
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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GLANTZ: Age Requirements For e-Cigarette Purchases Protect U.S. Youth

Lauren Dutra, colleagues at the CDC, and I just published “Impact of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Current Cigarette Smoking” in Journal of Adolescent Health that found that states with age requirements for e-cigarette purchases have the sam
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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Impact of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Current Cigarette Smoking

Conclusions After adjusting for covariates, state e-cigarette MLSA laws did not affect youth cigarette smoking. Unadjusted for e-cigarette and other tobacco use, these laws were associated with lower cigarette smoking.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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[Canada] Legal age of 21 key to helping youth butt out, says researcher

Russ Callaghan, a professor at UNBC, believes that raising the legal age of smoking to 21 could result in profound improvements in public health in Canada and the US. He has co-published a research paper which suggests this change could significantly red
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:08
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[Australia] Thousands of Queenslanders fined for exposing kids to cigarette smoke in cars

More than 3600 fines have been dished out to people smoking in cars carrying children over the past eight years. The offence, which currently attracts an on-the-spot fine of $252, has raked in about $800,000 for the Queensland government.
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:03
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking “ban” being considered for city parks

Smoking in parks and playgrounds in Dundee could be “banned” by spring if a proposal is passed by councillors next week. Play areas in all of Dundee’s public parks could be designated smoke free zones if the voluntary code is approved at a meeting of the
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:02
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Time Trends in Smoking Onset by Sex and Race/Ethnicity Among Adolescents and Young Adults: Findings From the 2006–2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking onset is becoming more concentrated in the young adult than adolescent years. Despite this trend, there were annual declines in young adult smoking onset but not uniformly across racial/ethnic groups. More effective strategies to prevent young ad
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:14
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[Asia, China] Online sellers giving kids a nasty habit

ACCORDING TO the Tobacco Monopoly Law, only adults are allowed to buy cigarettes and only authorized retailers are allowed to sell them. Yet parents in different cities across the country have complained to the media about how easy it is for children to
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 7, 2018 20:36
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[Indiana] Lafayette officials look to add vaping to city's smoking ban

City Council has given initial approval to an ordinance that would prohibit vaping into any restaurant or store which admits those younger than 21. It wouldn't include tobacco shops or bars that permit smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups hail Senate over resolution banning tobacco sales around schools

Two tobacco control groups, the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Nigerian Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco p
Premium Times (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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