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[Africa, Botswana] BOIMA: Smoking…Is it that cool after all?

In this article, we explore reasons why someone might pick up that first cigarette. Peer pressure – most young people will smoke because their friends or peers smoke. They may feel pressured into doing the same to be accepted as part of the group. The oth
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:15
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SULLUM: As Vaping Exploded Among Teenagers, Smoking Fell by Half

the FDA's rules threaten to cripple an industry that could help millions of smokers prolong their lives by switching to a far less hazardous source of nicotine. The CDC therefore is endangering public health when it rationalizes those regulations as sensi
Reason Magazine
added Jun 20, 2017 10:10
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The dwindling tobacco industry Tobacco, no more

The Daily Mirror spoke to the CEO of Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC) Pubudu Sumanasekera on the hazards of smoking and the use of tobacco and the myths and misconceptions involved with the tobacco industry.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:08
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Change in age to purchase tobacco is very bad idea

Besides being unenforceable, any law that raises from 18 to 21 the legal age for tobacco sales is unreasonable and unfair. What are we saying, that we trust you to get killed in uniform overseas in whatever way we happen to be fighting at the time, or to
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jun 20, 2017 10:04
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: MALDEN’S SENATOR TAKES A STAND

The key word in the bill’s title is “addiction.” By pushing for an increase in the legal age to purchase tobacco and attacking vaping, Lewis is exposing the continued push by the tobacco industry to target young people.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 20, 2017 10:01
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Keep TGA control of e-cigarettes or risk repeating the smoking health disaster

Australia's successful efforts to reduce smoking have had multi-party support for 40 years. All parties must affirm the regulatory expertise and authority of the TGA and encourage manufacturers of vapourisers to submit their evidence-based applications f
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2017 09:57
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[Massachusetts] MALDEN SENATOR WANTS TO SNUFF OUT VAPING

Lewis is the sponsor of the Senate version of legislation that would take a dramatic step statewide in raising the legal age to purchase all tobacco products from 18 to 21. His legislation, titled, An Act to Protect Youth from the Health Risks of Tobac
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 19, 2017 21:41
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[UK] Smokers urged to take it outside.

The British Lung Foundation, are supporting the hard hitting initiative by Fresh - Smoke Free North East. It's as figures suggest 1 in 10 children in our region, are still being exposed to toxic secondhand smoke in the home.
SunFM 103.5 (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 21:40
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[UK] Campaign launched about dangers of children’s exposure to second-hand smoke

As part of a new hard hitting by Fresh supported by the British Lung Foundation, doctors say that smoking in the home exposes not just smokers but children and adults to harmful levels of toxic chemicals such as carbon monoxide, benzene and cyanide, whic
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 21:40
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[UK] New campaign to help children 'poisoned' by secondhand smoke launched in County Durham

MORE than 10,000 children in County Durham are still being exposed to toxic secondhand smoke in the home, new figures have revealed. Fresh, the North-East's programme to combat smoking in the region which has among the worst rates of smoking-related ill
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 19, 2017 21:40
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