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[California] After Raising Age For Tobacco Purchases, State Sees Decreased Sales To Minors

A report published last month in the journal Tobacco Control suggests the new law is already working. Seven months after it took effect, preliminary data show, the percentage of state retailers selling tobacco to kids under age 18 dropped significantly —
California Healthline
added Mar 8, 2018 03:29

[Illinois] As 'Tobacco 21' effort grows, some suburbs prefer to wait before trying to increase tobacco-buying age

While a local effort to increase the purchasing age of tobacco products to 21 gains momentum in several northwest suburbs, officials in neighboring villages have said they're waiting to see how state lawmakers act before formally weighing in on the debat
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 8, 2018 03:28

[Georgia] Briant: Winterville’s proposed tobacco ordinance conflicts with state law

While Section 31-12A-12 of the Georgia Smokefree Air Act does allow a local government to adopt a local law prohibiting smoking in more public places than the state law, this law does not grant a local government the authority to adopt restrictions on re
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 03:27

E-cigarettes: Where do we stand?

E-cigarette vapor contains 5 cancer-causing toxins, study says / Adolescents using e-cigarettes more likely to start smoking cigarettes, research shows
added Mar 8, 2018 00:51
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Alaska Senate bill targets vaping by those under 19

Senate Bill 15, sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, was approved by the Senate Finance Committee last week and is expected to advance to a vote of the full Senate this week. Existing state law already prohibits those under 19 from buying or oth
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 8, 2018 00:48

Even e-cigarettes with NO nicotine raise cancer risk for teens, study warns

analyzed urine and saliva from 67 teens who used e-cigarettes and found they had been exposed to some of the same chemicals in tobacco that cause cancer. Under-18s are almost three times more likely to use e-cigarettes than adults, according to the most
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:22

comprehensive review provides further proof that fda should ban menthol cigarettes

a Truth Initiative® review of more than 80 studies on menthol tobacco products provides additional proof that the Food and Drug Administration should immediately ban the products to benefit public health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47

tobacco and the environment

Billions of cigarettes — about 267 billion in 2015 — are smoked each year in the United States. They are the most littered item in the country. The waste from cigarettes can leach toxic chemicals into the environment, leading to land, water and air pollut
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47

The Relationship Between Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Airflow Obstruction in US Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current TSE was not independently associated with airflow obstruction in school-aged children. Prenatal TSE was associated with airflow obstruction in children with asthma. Repeated studies into potential mediators and confounders of this relationship ar
added Mar 6, 2018 18:31

Mothers who smoke while pregnant contribute to the severity of asthma and poor lung function in their children

A new study published in the journal CHEST® highlights the burden of obstructive lung disease in US children and implicates tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) through maternal smoking during pregnancy as more strongly associated with worse lung function than cu
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:28
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