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[North Carolina] Adult smoking in N.C. reaches another historic low in 2016

The state’s adult smoking rate dropped to another historic low in 2016, this time to 17.9 percent, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. That still means about 1.41 million out of 7.9 million adult North Carolinians are smoker
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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[Illinois] Retailers suffer, but officials say raising tobacco age decreases smoking

He said he’s had to adjust his marketing to appeal to an older crowd after Chicago hiked the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 last year. Rector, general manager at All in One Smoke Shop in Edgewater, said he consistently turns away 18- t
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 28, 2017 15:56
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Why Would Big Tobacco Pay for an Anti-Smoking Campaign?

There’s one change, though, that might get us there much sooner. “If Philip Morris and other tobacco companies want a smoke-free world, it’s in their power to create that tomorrow,” Koval said. “Just stop selling combustible cigarettes and we’d be there
Healthline Networks
added Sep 28, 2017 15:54
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Welcome to the Tobacco Control Policy tool

This website provides decision-makers and health professionals with estimates of the projected impact of four specific tobacco control policies on public health in the United States. The estimates were derived from simulations of over 2,200 policy scena
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:10
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Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies

The Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool shows that raising the minimum age to 21 nationwide would save 306,000 lives. The tool was built by University of Michigan researchers and the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) lung conso
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:07
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[Asia, India] PUNJAB TO BOOK VENDORS SELLING TOBACCO TO MINOR UNDER JJ ACT

Punjab Government on Wednesday issued strict instructions to the police department to book all those vendors and owners of hotels and restaurants under section 77 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, and Cigarette and Other
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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[New York] Student push for smoking ban at Genesee County parks

Students from Genesee County’s Reality Check program have noticed a big problem of littered cigarettes scattered all across county parks. So they’ve decided to do something about it. This Saturday, September 30, with plastic bags in hand, the students
The Batavian (Batavia County, NY)
added Sep 28, 2017 01:40
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[California] Richmond considers raising tobacco age to 21, banning menthol, flavors

Richmond City Council is considering raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the city to 21, along with a citywide ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored tobacco products. The council is also considering prohibiting new retai
Richmond (CA) Standard (Chevron Richmond)
added Sep 27, 2017 22:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Exclusive: 'More will pick up smoking if ban is lifted'

National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) president Dr Saunthari Somasundaram says any cigarette pack that contains fewer than 20 sticks, packaged attractively, cheap and displayed prominently will attract people to pick up smoking, especially the young.
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:34
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[Canada] Canadian Community Health Survey, 2016

Half of 18 to 34 year olds (50.3%) reported at least one of these unhealthy behaviours. Although Canadian youth aged 12 to 17 are below the legal age for buying alcohol and cigarettes, 10.1% reported one of the three unhealthy behaviors.
Statistics Canada (ca)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:48
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