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[Ohio] Dublin is latest city to raise tobacco limit to 21

Nearly one year after Columbus City Council passed a proposal raising the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, another city is following suit. The city of Dublin raised the ago for tobacco sales, a move supported by Franklin County Health Commissioner
WBNS-10TV CBS (Columbus, OH)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Kansas] Topeka limits sale of tobacco products to those 21 and older

The ban approved Tuesday by the city's governing board includes prohibitions against selling cigarettes and other tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, to anyone under 21. Previously, the minimum age to buy tobacco products in Tope
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Asia, India] Maharashtra replaces Goa in lowest tobacco smoking prevalence: Global Adult Tobacco Survey

The latest GATS study found that during the period of 2010 to 2017, tobacco consumption has risen from 2.9 per cent to 5.5 per cent among youngsters aged between 15-17, in Maharashtra.
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco

Every parent should walk into a place where tobacco products are sold to see how they are packaged. You will find that they are being marketed to entice children to smoke....The inadequate funding levels for tobacco prevention programs across the country
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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STROUD: CITIES AND STATES CONSIDER INCREASING TOBACCO AGE LIMIT TO 21, REGULATING ENDS LIKE TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Stroud considers local and state initiatives to increase the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21, and how policies are including electronic nicotine delivery systems, or e-cigarettes in these measures.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 8, 2017 19:10
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Are Nicotine Levels in E-Cigarettes Turning Teens into Smokers?

Researchers have recently speculated that e-cigarette nicotine levels may be the culprit. Nicotine, the main constituent of combustible cigarettes, is responsible for smoking dependence—especially during the early teenage years, which denote a critical d
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:09
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Smokers 10 Times More Likely to Use Pot Daily

A strong link exists between smoking and daily marijuana use, with U.S. smokers 10 times more likely to use pot every day, a new study says. And teen smokers are 50 times more likely than their nonsmoking peers to use pot daily, said researchers from Col
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 19:06
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[California, Oklahoma] Butt in: Ask patients about nicotine use

students at 10 Los Angeles high schools were surveyed about their use of e-cigarettes... For more than a decade, Daniel Bintz, O.D., who practices in Elk City, Oklahoma, has been educating his patients about smoking's effect on their health. Like Dr. Bint
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[Canada] Nunavut's chief coroner reminds residents not to smoke cannabis around kids

Padma Suramala says it's the responsibility of her office to warn residents about dangerous practices. She says infants and young children exposed to second-hand smoke are sick more often than children who are not. They are at increased risk for pneumon
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:57
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