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[Australia] Oncologists want smoking age raised to 21

The Medical Oncology Group of Australia and the Private Cancer Physicians of Australia want the legal age in Australia raised from the current 18. "We know from research that 95 per cent of all adults start smoking before they turn 21, said MOGA chair C
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49
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[Australia] Xenophon wants to raise legal smoking age

SA-Best leader Nick Xenophon has pledged to raise the legal smoking age if his party wins the balance of power at the upcoming state election. The proposed changes to increase the age from 18 to 21 would save the state $220 million over the next decade,
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:48

[UK] Drug dealers use celebrity app to target youngsters: Investigation finds cannabis and paraphernalia openly advertised

The selling app popular with teenagers, models and celebrities, Depop is peddling bundles of drugs to children as young as 13 ... items on offer including laughing gas, rolling tobacco, imported cigarettes, vodka, marijuana and ‘pre-rolled spliffs’. Drug
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 04:08

[Connecticut] Study: Vaping Can Lead To Smoking

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said. “The American public deserves thorough, immediate, and sustained [FDA] scrutiny of these products. FDA must fulfill its commitment to safeguard public health and use its full authority under the Tobacco Control Act to pr
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54

[California] AUDIO: Is Smoking Pot While Pregnant Safe For The Baby?

studies nationally suggest there's been a sharp jump in pot use among pregnant women, especially among younger mothers... with recreational cannabis now legal in at least eight states and the District of Columbia, physicians like Gossett are worried that
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:47

Methodological Concerns about a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Maternal Active Smoking during Pregnancy and Low Birth Weight

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:10

Evidence from qualitative studies of youth about the impacts of tobacco control policy on young people in Europe: a systematic review

There is very little qualitative evidence exploring the impacts of tobacco control on youth smoking in Europe. To develop more effective smoking prevention policies that take account of local political, social and cultural contexts, more qualitative rese
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:08

E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking—and help your kids start

On the one hand, it seems clear that on several metrics the electronic products are better for one’s health than combustible cigarettes, and there’s evidence that they can help some adult smokers quit. On the other, there is strong evidence that vaping a
Popular Science
added Jan 28, 2018 03:49

[Canada] Advocates commend province’s move to pay for youth smoking cessation help

WATERLOO REGION — Youth trying to quit smoking can now get free medication and pharmacist counselling paid for by the province. The local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society applauded the new option for young people looking to kick the habit before it
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39

[Canada] Ontario Providing Free Counselling and Medication to Help Youth Quit Smoking

Ontario is making it easier for youth aged 24 years and under to quit smoking by providing them with free counselling from a pharmacist and medication through OHIP+, part of the biggest expansion to medicare in a generation....dies show youth who smoke b
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39
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