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Tobacco 2018: Optimism Burns in Tobacco Category

Here are areas of momentum, as well as uncertainty, for tobacco in 2018. 1. Rise of vaping and OTP.... 2. Regulation concerns.... 3. Cross-channel competition The movement of dollar stores into the tobacco category remains a concern.... Click here to s
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 4, 2018 17:16
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[Massachusetts] BREWER: Guest Column: Tobacco Industry Targeting Teens With Vaping

Thanks to the tobacco and vaping industries targeting our youth, Berkshire County has experienced an increase in the use of e-cigarettes, such as the JUUL, by young people. In my job, I speak with people throughout our region about the dangers of tobac
iBerkshires.com
added May 4, 2018 17:11
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[Tennessee] Local teens spearhead historic tobacco policy for Hamilton County schools

A youth-led, anti-tobacco group mentored by local leaders inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the system's outdated tobacco policy and go nicotine-free. Although the old policy prohibited smoking inside or near buildings, it allowed smoking on sch
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 4, 2018 17:10
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[Massachusetts] GILLESPIE: Big Tobacco still capitalizing on kids

I recently stopped by a convenience store in North Weymouth, an establishment that primarily sells candy, lottery tickets, and tobacco/vaping products. The small store was filled with posters colorfully advertising for both Juul and Blu (no pun intended)
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 4, 2018 17:01
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[Massachusetts] Local teens fight Big Tobacco's influence

The Gloucester Youth Council is a group of young leaders who have been putting advocacy into action. On Wednesday, some of the teen council members marked Kick Butts Day by traveling to the State House in Boston to protest Big Tobacco's use of cheap, sw
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added May 4, 2018 16:55
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[New Zealand] Woman tells just how easy it was to buy cigarettes as a minor

At 16, Arnia Appleby bought a couple of packs of cigarettes from an Auckland petrol station, went to a park with her best friend and smoked every one until they were sick. Within a week she was hooked, smoking at least three a day. An undercover operat
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 4, 2018 16:07
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Schools In New York Prevent Students From Using Vaporizing Pens By Installing Smoke Sensors

Although some companies have raised the purchasing age, schools in New York have taken things a step further and decided to install sensors that can detect the vape smoke. Plainedge High School in Long Island, New York is one of the schools that has alr
Tech Times
added May 4, 2018 16:03
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[Washington] Dangerous teen trend: JUULing at school

"It's the new high school thing. Everyone's got the JUUL," said Jordan Woods at Rain City Vape. Woods says he regularly kicks teens younger than 18 years old out of the store and confiscates fake ID's. The makers of JUUL say it's supposed to help adult
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added May 4, 2018 15:56
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[Minnesota] Times Editorial - Are your kids vaping? There’s probably a better chance than you think

You have to hand it to an industry that at some point would inevitably fade into oblivion if it kept counting on younger generations to light up that first cigarette, and then another, and then another, and then at some point become hooked on the nicotin
Crookston (MN) Times
added May 4, 2018 15:52
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[South Dakota] Concerns grow as more kids caught vaping in S.D. schools

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are “vaping” on campus. Students – some as young as middle schoolers – inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added May 4, 2018 15:51
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