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[Australia] ‘It’s just a no-brainer’: The case for legalising e-cigarettes

But Dr Attila Danko says this is not the case. “If it was true that e-cigarettes were a massive gateway to children becoming addicted, I wouldn’t be on the side of legalising it,” says Danko. “But the truth is, the use among young people is mostly expe
4BC Radio 1116 (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:33
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[Canada] WOOD BUFFALO REGIONAL COUNCIL BANS SMOKING AND VAPING IN ALL PUBLIC PLACES

“We congratulate Mayor Don Scott and the Regional Council for their unanimous support of this important public health bylaw” said Les Hagen, executive director. “This bylaw will protect children and youth from exposure to harmful drug use in public plac
ASH Canada (ca)
added Jul 11, 2018 12:49
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[Texas] Vaping Essays: E-Cigarette Sellers Offering Scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:15
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[California] LETTER: Unicorn Puke? That’s a vape flavor only a kid could love

I have three granddaughters, aged 2, 7 and 8. I am concerned about the tobacco industry’s use of flavors in their toxic products to lure kids into lifelong addiction. The tobacco industry doesn’t stop at the use of flavors, it also uses kid-friendly pac
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Jul 10, 2018 13:00
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Alarming trend shows first-time smoking among young adults

Millennials living more dangerously and settling down later could be creating a new generation of addicted smokers and e-cigarette users, according to the surprising results of research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealt
ScienceDaily
added Jul 10, 2018 12:54
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[UK] Town on course to stub it out by 2025 target

SMOKING levels in Barnsley have been slashed in the space of only 12 months, leaving the town on course towards its target of eradicating the habit among the current primary school population as they reach maturity. Barnsley Council and other public bod
Barnsley Chronicle (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 11:08
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Alarming Trend Shows First-Time Smoking Among Young Adults

Millennials living more dangerously and settling down later could be creating a new generation of addicted smokers and e-cigarette users...Statistics highlighted in today’s article in the Journal of Adolescent Health... “Historically, it used to be that n
Newswise
added Jul 9, 2018 18:45
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[Wisconsin] Report: Man arrested after shoving child who tried to take away cigarettes

A Kenosha man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly shoved a child and held her down after she took his cigarettes because it was against house rules for having them at a home in the 6900 block of 40th Avenue. The 32-year-old man was taken into custo
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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[Pennsylvania] Philly effort to ban flavored tobacco dies with state budget

Republican lawmakers included an amendment in the state budget that awarded the state preemptive power over the sale of all tobacco products. ...City Council's efforts to ban flavored tobacco – products that include flavored cigars and cigarillos – can m
PhillyVoice.com
added Jul 9, 2018 16:03
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Alarming Trend Shows First-Time Smoking Among Young Adults

Statistics highlighted in today’s article in the Journal of Adolescent Health showed greater numbers of new smokers and e-cigarette users among young adults compared to adolescents, marking a reversal of previous social norms. “Historically, it used to
Newswise
added Jul 9, 2018 16:01
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