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New York: Tell Assembly committee to advance Tobacco 21 bill

A bill to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been moving through the New York Legislature. But now it's stuck in the General Assembly's Codes Committee. Use the tool below email to all committee members asking them to advance the bill: We just need few pi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:32
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Fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs ... and drinking milk

- There was no substantial recent change for cigarette smoking, either. About 9 percent are current smokers, down from more than 27 percent when the survey started in 1991. Ditto alcohol, with 30 percent saying they currently use alcohol, down from 51 pe
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2018 08:35
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senators urge mpaa to assign r rating to movies with smoking

“If you’re going to have tobacco imagery, also support our cause as well,” said Edward Rogers, a tobacco prevention advocate for Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana, one of the Reinvent the Reel grantees. “All we’re asking is to apply an R rating
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:28
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[California] City staff will work on smoke-free park ordinance

The ordinance would make it illegal to smoke in the city's public parks -- an idea proposed by local students who are members of the Smokebuster club and supported by the American Lung Association (ALA).
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Jun 15, 2018 07:58
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[California] Beverly Hills Among Cities to Receive Grant to Combat Illegal Sales of Cigarettes to Minors

Prop. 56 — the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 — was approved by voters in November 2016. Effective April 2017, it raised the cigarette tax by $2 per pack, with an equivalent increase on other tobacco products. The
Beverly Hills (CA) Courier
added Jun 15, 2018 07:46
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[California] Santa Cruz Police Department receive $460K grant to address tobacco use among youth

The outlay was part of $37.5 million distributed to 71 local agencies throughout California, police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke said. The money is slated for operations, retailer training, sign installation, youth outreach, tobacco retail license inspect
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jun 15, 2018 07:45
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New York C-Stores Want Rule Changes

Regulatory costs have always been part of the price of doing business in the Empire State, but increasingly New York C-Stores must navigate increases in the legal age to purchase tobacco products, not to mention minimum price mandates, which took effect
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 14, 2018 12:42
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SULLUM: Bans on E-Cigarette Flavors Can't Be Justified by the 'Wildfire Spread' of Adolescent Vaping, Which Seems to Be Declining

Schumer seems incapable of conceiving that "kid-friendly e-cig flavors" also appeal to adults, which makes vaping more attractive as a harm-reducing alternative to smoking. The implication is that banning those flavors could be deadly to smokers who would
Reason Magazine
added Jun 14, 2018 12:42
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tobacco use in the military

The Department of Defense should prohibit all tobacco use on military installations and stop selling tobacco products in commissaries and exchanges. Congressional requirements for designated smoking areas at Veterans Affairs health care facilities should
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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why is smoking still being glamorized in media and pop culture?

“We’ve really shut down all the avenues where tobacco companies can advertise...It’s just natural that with all the other channels getting shut down for them to market, this is one of the last bastions for them to reach consumers — to reach those replacem
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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