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[Asia, India] No candy with cigarettes: Health Ministry for registered tobacco-only shops, aims to cut consumption

Many say move will curb tobacco use among teens, but others worried that it will give its products legal sanction. No candy with cigarettes: Health Ministry for registered tobacco-only shops, aims to cut consumption
Scroll.in (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:29
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how some local governments are keeping the number of tobacco retailers in check

Measures to restrict tobacco retailer licensing and density are one way to combat the impact of tobacco retail marketing—also called point-of-sale marketing—which is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an increased likelihood of young people
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:43
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why local governments should take action on menthol cigarette sales

The mint flavoring, which appeals to youth, makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. Additionally, a federal ban already exists for all other flavored cigarettes. The evidence is clear that menthol poses a threat to public health
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:42
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Tobacco-Free Kids Youth Training Program Wins National Award

received a Lenny Award on Sept. 19 at the CallidusCloud Connections conference (C3) in Las Vegas, Nevada, for its innovative youth training program Taking Down Tobacco...a comprehensive youth advocacy training program created ...in partnership with the CV
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:39
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Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Specifically, it found that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were more likely to have asthma by age 7. The same was true for those whose mothers experienced extreme stress or depression during the child's first three years. Researchers aren
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 27, 2017 06:37
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[UK-Scotland] Professor Harry McQuillan: Winning the fight against smoking

The success of the Scottish Government’s strategy, “Creating a tobacco-free generation: A Tobacco Control Strategy for Scotland,” was evaluated in a report published at the end of August by NHS Health Scotland and the University of Edinburgh, who carried
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 00:12
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[Texas] San Antonio May Increase Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

San Antonians may have to wait until they are 21 years old to buy tobacco products, if a proposal from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) makes its way to City Council in the next couple of weeks. Nothing is set in stone yet — M
San Antonio (TX) Current
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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[UK-Scotland] Differences in Body Mass Index between Siblings Who Are Discordant for Exposure to Antenatal Maternal Smoking

Conclusions In utero exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of increased BMI in childhood.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (uk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:39
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[UK] Student smokers urged to team up with the Quit Squad

The Quit Squad, funded by Lancashire County Council and delivered by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, is advising students that not only could they save money by quitting smoking they would also improve their overall health and reduce the risks of c
Champion Newspapers (uk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:28
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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