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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No kiddie pack. Every life counts — National Council of Women’s Organisations

NCWO lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the [FCTC]...In 2010 the Government also took a strong stand in banning the sale of small cigarette packs also known as “kiddie packs”. This is
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Bill tabled to raise minimum smoking age from 18 to 21

If passed, the bill to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act will also make it illegal for people to own imitation tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. Currently, it is against the law to import, distribute, sell or offer to sell
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Pennsylvania] More students vape on campus as administration considers ban on tobacco products

Since Lunsford began vaping four years ago, he has witnessed a dramatic evolution in public perceptions of his hobby as the numbers of vapers grew. During his five months at Valley Vapes — a downtown State College store specializing in e-cigarettes and
Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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Investors Demand Action from Hollywood on Smoking in Youth-Rated Films, As You Sow Releases Transparency Tool

Investors with $64 billion urge Hollywood studios to make youth-rated movies tobacco-free to save 1,000,000 lives, as a new web-platform from As You Sow tracks investments in tobacco-promoting companies
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2017 14:26
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[New York] Manhattan assemblywoman seeks ban on sale of flavored e-cigarette liquids to curb teen vaping

“That kind of product is meant to appeal to kids,” said Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan), who introduced a bill in late September to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarette liquids in New York. “I don’t know many adults who would like to
New York Daily News
added Oct 3, 2017 13:54
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] New Bill to raise minimum smoking age to 21

Singapore has taken its first legal step towards raising the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21, with the introduction of a new Bill in Parliament yesterday. The Bill to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act will also make it illegal
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:31
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Tobacco smokers could gain 86 million years of life if they switch to vaping, study finds

Up to 6.6 million cigarette smokers will live substantially longer if cigarette smoking is replaced by vaping over a ten-year period, calculates a research team led by investigators from Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. In all, cigarette smokers who sw
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 3, 2017 02:30
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[Massachusetts] IVES: Protecting Children from Secondhand Smoke ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

I recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health to encourage the favorable report of H1170 “An Act to Protect Little Lungs,” filed by Representative Paul Heroux. This bill would ban smoking in a car if a child is small enough to be in a
Valley Patriot (North Andover, MA)
added Oct 2, 2017 14:03
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[Australia] Ban smoking for under-21s: Andrew Forrest

Western Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is preparing to launch legal action against tobacco firms as part of a campaign to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Mr Forrest will seek billions in compensation for the damage caused by smo
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:56
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