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[Illinois] Gurnee village board to consider raising the age to buy tobacco to 21

The Gurnee village board will consider raising the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to 21 at its meeting Monday. If approved the village will join Deerfield, Highland Park, Lincolnshire, Vernon Hills, Mundelein and Buffalo Grov
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39

[Minnesota] Proposal Would Raise MN Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

Minnesota could raise the minimum age for tobacco purchases under a proposal in the Legislature. Five states and nearly 300 cities across the country have raised the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, including five Minnesota cities. The
Public News Service (PNS)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39

Cancer Research UK funded research does not support the concern that e-cigarettes are a ‘strong gateway’ into smoking

misinterpretation by the media of a Cancer Research UK funded paper looking into a potential ‘gateway effect’ between e-cigarette vaping and cigarette smoking in young people. ..“the researchers didn’t look at whether the youngsters then became regular us
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 16, 2018 22:47

While you were streaming / Tobacco use sees a renormalization in on-demand digital content, diluting progress in broadcast and theaters (PDF)

Tobacco use in streaming series such as “Stranger Things,” “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black” is pervasive, rising, and more prominent than it is in broadcast content, according to new research from Truth Initiative®.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:15

while you were streaming

“While You Were Streaming: Tobacco Use Sees a Renormalization in On-Demand Digital Content, Diluting Progress in Broadcast & Theaters,” reveals that 79 percent of the shows most popular with young people aged 15-24 depict smoking prominently. Tobacco use
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:13

[Florida] Health groups say proposed constitutional amendment would increase smoking rates

A proposed constitutional amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research, but health groups oppose it, because the money would come out of the state’s tobacco prevention program. F
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:08

[Rhode Island] Bill would increase age to buy tobacco products in RI to 21

Rep. Teresa Tanzi, a Democrat who represents South Kingstown and Narragansett, introduced a bill that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, to 21. (WJAR) The age to buy tobacco products in Rhode Island cou
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:07

Oregon Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Oregon will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaig
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2018 17:57

less is more when it comes to the fda’s game-changing nicotine reduction plan

we strongly believe that any future regulation must apply the nicotine reduction plan to ALL combustible tobacco products including cigars, little cigars, cigarillos and loose tobacco...Attention to all nicotine use among youth is vital given the continue
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:22

FDA Plan to Reduce Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Would Save Millions of Lives – Agency Must Quickly Implement It

Given these enormous public health benefits and the millions of lives that would be saved, it is critical that the FDA move as quickly as possible to turn this plan into reality. There is no other single action our country can take that would prevent mor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:08
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