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[Canada] Ontario should raise age to buy cigarettes to 21, tax them higher: report

Ontario should raise taxes on cigarettes, ban anyone under 21 from buying them and impose a levy on tobacco companies, a government-commissioned report is recommending. The report suggests ways to reduce the percentage of Ontarians who smoke from 17 per
Canadian Press
added Oct 19, 2017 20:40

how local governments are countering industry efforts to sell cheap tobacco

localities can combat tobacco retail marketing — also called point-of-sale marketing — which includes things like product displays and advertisements in retail establishments. Point-of-sale marketing is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:31


Russia is setting up a new five-year plan to reduce levels of smoking in the country with new restrictions on cigarettes, hookahs and e-cigarettes. In a new draft regulation that the ministry would like to implement by 2022, officials hope to ban smokin
added Oct 19, 2017 20:21

The Real Cost Campaign

Results from the first study indicate that exposure to “The Real Cost” from 2014-2016 was associated with a 30 percent decrease in the risk for smoking initiation, preventing an estimated 350,000 U.S. youth ages 11-18 from smoking. These results demonstra
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
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Singapore: Accidental tobacco sales to minors keep health officials on constant vigil

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has been actively dealing with the problem of tobacco being sold to underage buyers as it is seen as an increasing problem. Cashiers at the respective shops were either new or judge the buyer based on their appearance
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57

[Minnesota] WALDOCK: St. Cloud should raise tobacco age to 21

industry has never stopped trying to find new customers, spending millions of dollars every year in Minnesota...I strongly support this ordinance for the health of our youth and community. Blue Cross’s mission is to make a healthy difference in people’s l
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Hawaii] Smoking in cars with kids is now illegal on Oahu

Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law Tuesday at a news conference, surrounded by supporters of the bill. The bill bans smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a car if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger.
WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57

[Oklahoma] Tobacco companies ordered to tell the truth about smoking

Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) states that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Phillip Morris USA, Lorillard and Altria have now been ordered to publish“corrective statement”...According to a study by the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC), public su
Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Oct 19, 2017 18:50

[Florida] Tobacco Conspiracy Drove Addiction That Ended in Smoker's Cancer Death, Attorney Says as Trial Begins Against R.J. Reynolds

A Florida smoker who grew up in Kentucky's tobacco country was among generations of children targeted by the tobacco industry, leading to a decades-long nicotine addiction that ended in his cancer death, an attorney for the smoker’s family said as trial o
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:51

International Labour Organization forced to address conflict of interest

the International Labour Organization (ILO) will decide shortly whether it, too, will finally sever ties with Big Tobacco. The decision, set to come at its governing body meeting at the end of October, could close one of the tobacco industry’s last-remain
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:41
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