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[Illinois] Statement From Mayor Emanuel On Passage Of Statewide Tobacco 21

“Congratulations to Senator Morrison, Representative Lilly and the Illinois General Assembly for passing a bill to raise the age for purchasing tobacco to 21 statewide. Since Chicago took this step two years ago, teen smoking in our great city has fallen
City of Chicago
added Jun 1, 2018 23:56
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[Illinois] House sends Tobacco 21 measure to governor's desk

Legislation to raise the purchasing age of tobacco products including cigarettes to 21 in Illinois passed the Illinois House Wednesday and now goes to Gov. Bruce Rauner for his signature or a veto. The House approved the Tobacco 21 initiative on a large
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jun 1, 2018 21:28
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] 'Disneyland for Big Tobacco'—how Indonesia's lax smoking laws are getting the next generation hooked

With more than 260m people, Indonesia is the biggest economy in South-East Asia. The country's young population – 37% are under the age of 20 – is one of its greatest strengths. But Indonesia's potential and productivity are being threatened by the numbe
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day with launch of Canada's Tobacco Strategy

Canada's Tobacco Strategy will take focused action to help Canadians quit smoking, including groups of Canadians with the highest rates of tobacco use. It will also take a pragmatic and compassionate approach to supporting Canadians who already use tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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HOW SOUTH AFRICA IS TIGHTENING ITS TOBACCO RULES

South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country. Health and Medicine Ed
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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Vaping versus JUULing: how the extraordinary growth and marketing of JUUL transformed the US retail e-cigarette market [FREE FULL TEXT]

In a rapidly changing media environment, where successful and influential marketing campaigns can be conducted on social media at little cost, marketing expenditures alone may not fully capture the influence, reach and engagement of tobacco marketing.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:11
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[Illinois] Compliance with the City of Chicago’s partial ban on menthol cigarette sales

The poor compliance observed with Chicago’s partial menthol cigarette ban highlights the need for comprehensive efforts. Optimising local resources to target enforcement efforts in gas stations could improve compliance. Ordinances that also restrict adver
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:08
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Hollywood silent on request to give R rating to movies with smoking

[AHA] and 16 other health and medical groups bought trade ads and sent a letter to the six major movie studios...Walt Disney Studios announced it was ending smoking in all its youth-rated movies. Still, onscreen smoking persists at the other five studios
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Jun 1, 2018 15:03
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Here's What Scientists Do—And Don't—Know About E-Cigarettes

Here’s what some of the latest studies say about the habit, and what’s still unknown. The chemicals in e-cigs likely come with health risks...E-cigarettes may contribute to teen smoking...It’s not clear whether e-cigarettes help you quit smoking
TIME Magazine
added May 31, 2018 17:15
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FDA's Youth E-Cig Blitz Could Go Much Further ($$)

The plan so far has included actions to curb youth use of the JUUL e-cigarette, manufactured by JUUL Labs Inc., two salvos of warning letters issued to companies purported to be marketing e-liquids to youth and a...
Law360
added May 30, 2018 23:35
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