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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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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 19, 2018 11:46
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[UK-Scotland] NHSGGC back ASH smoking free charter

The health board covering Dumbarton and the Vale, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), has backed a charter bidding to make Scotland tobacco free by 2034. ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation was signed by NHSGGC director of public he
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:41
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[North Carolina] Teen smoking rate remains on decline in N.C., U.S; E-cig use stabilizes

Teen smoking continued to decline to historic lows during 2017 in North Carolina and nationally, according to Thursday’s separate releases of the national and state youth tobacco survey. Both surveys found that electronic cigarette and vaporizer use app
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 02:55
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Tobacco in culture: The renormalization and glamorization of smoking

Over the past several years, we’ve experienced a pervasive re-emergence of smoking imagery that is glamorizing and renormalizing a deadly habit to millions of impressionable young people. Research shows that higher exposure to smoking in movies makes yout
You Tube
added Jun 19, 2018 02:48
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what can streaming services do about exposing youth to on-screen smoking?

Following “While You Were Streaming,” Truth Initiative convened public health experts, entertainment industry professionals and youth at its most recent Kenneth E. Warner Series to discuss the impact of tobacco imagery in culture. The panel explored why t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 19, 2018 02:42
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