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#Hookahlife: The Rise of Waterpipe Promotion on Instagram

Instagram posts cast hookah in an overwhelmingly positive light and may normalize hookah use through associations with nightlife, community, and hookah identity. Policy makers and researchers should explore approaches for reducing the volume of promotiona
Health Education & Behavior
added Jul 2, 2018 15:59
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5 things the tobacco industry didn’t do until it was forced to

using cartoons to sell cigarettes to kids, lying about the health effects of smoking, paying for product placement in youth movies — the list of misdeeds by the tobacco industry is long. Worse yet, tobacco companies didn't stop or attempt to rectify some
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:11
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[Illinois] Durbin & Senators Press FDA To Protect Children From Addictive Vaping Products

Durbin (D-IL), along with 13 of his Senate colleagues, sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about JUUL e-cigarette vaping products, and other e-cigarettes with flavors like gummy bear, cotton candy, peanut butter cup, and cookies ‘
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Jun 29, 2018 19:31
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The US children working in tobacco fields: 'I wanted to help my mama'

Workers in tobacco are vulnerable to heat sickness, in temperatures which regularly reach 32C (89F); they risk injuries from sharp objects; and, if the Trump administration has its way, children will return to using the most toxic agrochemicals. Then th
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 14:33
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[Japan] Smoke exposure during pregnancy and infancy tied to hearing loss

researchers examined data on 50,734 children born between 2004 and 2010 in Kobe City, Japan. Overall, about 4 percent of these kids were exposed to smoking during pregnancy or infancy, and roughly 1 percent had tobacco exposure during both periods.
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2018 13:50
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MAKI: American 12-year-olds can't buy cigarettes. Why can they work in tobacco fields?

We call on the tobacco industry to raise the minimum age of work on tobacco farms to 18 in the US and around the world immediately. It’s bad enough that the tobacco industry is willing to kill its customers with a dangerous product; it really should move
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:21
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[California] Flavored tobacco inspires Saratoga to get serious about tobacco sales ban

Flavored tobacco might inspire a ban on all tobacco sales if civic leadership in Saratoga has their way. At its June 20 meeting, City Council asked staff to prepare an ordinance to add to its October agendas.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jun 28, 2018 21:43
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[New Hampshire] Dover Raises Its Smoking Age To 21

Dover has become the first city in New Hampshire to raise the age to possess, use and purchase tobacco products to 21. Foster's Daily Democrat reports City Council voted to approve the ordinance in a 6-1-2 vote Wednesday night. Mayor Karen Weston recuse
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2018 21:42
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[New Hampshire] Dover passes ordinance to raise smoking age to 21

City councilors passed an ordinance Wednesday night that would raise to 21 the age to buy and use tobacco products. Prior to the vote, councilors heard from people for and against the measure.
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jun 28, 2018 21:42
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Harm reduction not the way to go

We refer to the commentary by Dr Jeremy Lim... Given the high stakes, it would be irresponsible of the Government to make a hasty decision on e-cigarettes. We are closely monitoring the global evidence, which will shape our policy. We are prepared to a
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:49
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