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Youth tobacco use drops during 2011-2017

In 2017, about 3.6 million U.S. middle & high school students were using tobacco products. About half were using two or more products. Fewer U.S. middle and high school students are using tobacco products – but too many still do, according to a new surv
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 20, 2018 14:19
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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

Anti-smoking campaigns, cigarette taxes and smoking bans are combining to bring down adult smoking rates, experts say. The launch of electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity has also likely played a role
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2018 13:59
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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

The Washington County Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:46
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[Minnesota] You now have to be 21 to buy tobacco products in Roseville

Roseville is the latest city in Minnesota to make 21 the legal age to buy tobacco products. The City Council on Monday voted unanimously to raise the minimum age from 18 to 21.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jun 20, 2018 13:46
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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington County Health Commissio
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:45
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[New York] VIDEO: Bill unveiled to raise age for purchasing tobacco

Legislator Lashay Harris unveiled a bill to create the law Monday afternoon. She cites that 95 percent of adult smokers began smoking before they turned 21.The proposed law would apply to cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. Harris says she pro
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:43
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Massachusetts to consider changing smoking age to 21

As Massachusetts inches closer to becoming one of a handful of states where — like alcohol — you must be at least 21 years old to buy a pack of cigarettes, debate has ensued related to health, personal freedom and shared responsibility. The state Legisl
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jun 20, 2018 13:40
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[New York] As cigarette use burns out, teens turn to vaping / Use soars at local high schools

The use of electronic cigarettes -- particularly discreet "vape pens" -- soared at local high schools this year, with several districts disciplining two to three times more students for using the electronic nicotine devices than in previous years. “It
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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Tobacco Retailer Training Programs

This guidance document is intended to assist retailers in implementing training programs for employees to learn about and comply with the Federal laws, including regulations, regarding: Sale and distribution of, including youth access to, tobacco product
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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JUUL Labs Commends Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller for Convening International Group of Public Health Experts to Advise on Youth Prevention

The bipartisan group, including public health officials and former attorneys general, will advise the Company on how to keep JUUL out of the hands of underage individuals through youth and parent education and awareness. In addition, the group will provi
PR Newswire
added Jun 19, 2018 13:55
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