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[New Mexico] Roswell adopts new comprehensive tobacco policy

Roswell has become the first school district in the state to ban all tobacco products on school campuses. Two Roswell high-schoolers were behind the push. The pair of Roswell High sophomores worked with an organization on the 24/7 Tobacco Free Campaign f
KRQE News 13 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:17
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[Massachusetts] Bedford raises tobacco purchasing age to 21 in 2018

The Bedford Board of Health has updated its rules and regulations for 2018, with the new regulations banning flavored tobacco products, as well as raising the minimum legal sales age of tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21. Restricting the sale of to
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:15
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[Massachusetts] Bedford raises tobacco purchasing age to 21 in 2018

The Bedford Board of Health has updated its rules and regulations for 2018, with the new regulations banning flavored tobacco products, as well as raising the minimum legal sales age of tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21. Restricting the sale of to
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:10
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monitoring the future reveals good and bad news underscoring need for education and regulation

The rise in use of non-traditional tobacco products documented by the survey, as well as increases in little cigar usage among older teens, should be all the motivation the [FDA] needs to finish the process they started in 2016 and fully regulate all toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:10
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CME: Graphic Point-of-Sale Cigarette Warnings May Encourage Teen Smoking

Anti-tobacco advocates widely consider graphic warnings depicting the gruesome effects of cigarette use to be highly effective for preventing people from smoking and convincing smokers to quit. But findings from a novel study by researchers at the RAND C
MedPage Today
added Dec 16, 2017 16:44
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[India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear “cool” among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking helps increase concentration levels.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 15:04
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Teen Smoking Drops to Historic Lows, but Pot Use is Up

Marijuana use and vaping have become more common than cigarette smoking among teens, with lifetime smoking rates among 12th graders falling below 10% for the first time since the annual survey began 43 years ago.
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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Report suggests Ohio could do better with smoking education

“Ohio received $1.3 billion in tobacco revenue this year but only spent $12.5 million, that’s less than one percent on tobacco prevention and cessation programs,” said John Schachter, with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. That lack of spending puts Ohio
WKBN 27/FOX 17/62 (Youngstown, OH)
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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[Africa, Kenya] Rwanda bans shisha smoking following Tanzania's lead

Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries with similar bans are Pakistan, Jordan, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:13
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[Asia, Singapore] Underage smokers: The ease of getting cigarettes put to the test

Talking Point goes undercover to find out how easy it is...half of them got their smokes from relatives and friends...30 per cent...licensed vendors...one in five...strangers in the street and illegal vendors.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:09
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