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San Antonio Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21 – City Is First in Texas to Pass Tobacco 21

The San Antonio vote adds momentum to the growing movement across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, five states – California, New Jersey, Oregon, Hawaii and Maine – have raised the tobacco age to 21, along with at least 285 localities,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:03
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CDC Report Finds 3 in 10 Veterans Use Tobacco, Showing Need to Do More to Help Them Quit

This report underscores the need to do more to help both veterans and active duty military personnel quit smoking and other tobacco use in order to protect their health, improve military readiness and reduce related health care expenses, which cost the Ve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:02
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[Montana] Poor air quality keeps Missoula Children's Museum closed

Missoula children’s museum remains closed after tests deemed the air quality as unhealthy. The facility, which sits above a private cigar club, is waiting on further testing to determine if the poor air quality is coming from tobacco.
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:32
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[Kansas] Judge grants temporary injunction blocking implementation of Topeka tobacco ordinance

A Shawnee County judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that forbids tobacco sales to people ages 18-20 from taking effect. The temporary restraining order states there are “concerns regarding conflicts between the city ordinance in question and s
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 12, 2018 04:29
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[Asia, India] Sharp decline in smoking, teens stay off cigarettes

Tobacco use prevalence in Karnataka has reduced by 5.4% in the past five years, according to Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) for 2016-17. Another key highlight is that more number of people use beedi and gutka than cigarette.
Times of India
added Jan 12, 2018 04:25
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[Texas] Council Votes To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

City Council voted 8-2 Thursday to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products in San Antonio from 18 to 21, becoming the first city in Texas to impose such a restriction. “I think today is a historic day,” Councilwoman Ana Sandoval (D7) said. “We
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:25
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[Portugal] 5-Year-Olds Are Smoking for Jesus [Video]

The Epiphany celebrations in a Portuguese village feature a tradition that each year causes an uproar among outsiders. This celebration involves five-year-olds smoking for Jesus. The annual event called The King’s Feast” raises questions and draws extens
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Jan 12, 2018 04:20
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[Asia, India] Anti-cancer activist raises alarm over young smokers

Serving hookahs in bars or restaurants with poor fire safety standards and no separate fire exits continue to be a grave safety hazard. He has pointed to its health hazards for youngsters and has asked for its ban under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco
Asian Age (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:19
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[California] Contra Costa County to Begin Enforcing New Tobacco Sales Laws

New laws to protect youth from tobacco influences went into effect this month and local health officials are enforcing the new regulations, which include prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, such as menthol cigarettes and flavored e-liquids
EastCountyToday
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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Oregon raises tobacco age to 21 on New Year’s Day

The law will require anyone buying tobacco or vape products to be 21 years old or older. It also creates stiff penalties for vendors who sell to minors. Fines for store clerks and managers start at $50 and $250, but can reach $500 and $1,000 after multi
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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