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CVS Intensifies Anti-Tobacco Fight In Third Year

CVS Health isn’t wavering from its push to curtail smoking and the use of tobacco products, more than three years after its move to end cigarette sales grabbed national headlines and bipartisan praise. On Monday, CVS said it will spend $10 million this
Forbes
added Mar 20, 2018 01:50
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Smoking is the New Black: Tobacco use is shown more on streaming shows than on cable TV

The Netflix hit “Stranger Things” had 182 “tobacco incidents” in it — the highest number among the 14 streaming, cable and broadcast shows popular with young people that were analyzed in a new report.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:43
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[Arizona] Allhands: Can the FDA make cigarettes less addictive? 2 reasons to be skeptical

It seems dangerous to tell teens that one of the major consequences to smoking no longer exists. And it seems like a bad idea to move nicotine to the black market, where products could emerge that kill people even faster.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

“Secondhand Smoke Is Poison” campaign re-launches this week. The campaign encourages smokers to quit or take it outside, ensuring children and grandchildren are not regularly exposed to smoke in indoor spaces. Figures from the British Thoracic Society in
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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What Utah found when surveying students about vape, alcohol use

more than 20 percent respondents who are in eighth grade or above have tried e-cigarettes at least once, and that similar numbers have tried alcohol, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Deseret News
added Mar 20, 2018 01:19
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Does Netflix glamorize tobacco? 79% of top streaming shows feature cigarette-smoking in hundreds of scenes, study finds

Researchers found cigarette use is more prominent in Netflix shows - like Stranger Things, which had 182 scenes featuring characters lighting up - than it is in broadcast and cable television. Health advocates warn the findings are alarming given the s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:22
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[Australia] Teens unaware of 'social' smoking dangers

Research has found two in three teenagers wrongly believe 'social' or occasional smoking is harmless, prompting concern from public health experts. Analysis of the Victorian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey of 4500 12 to 17-year-olds conducte
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:21
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the 3 main reasons youth use e-cigarettes

consumers can’t determine differences between products and their relative harms. That’s why Truth Initiative® is pushing the FDA to reconsider its decision to delay fully regulating e-cigarettes until 2022 and calling on the administration to fully regula
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:14
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Tobacco-Free Kids Training Program Reaches Over 1 Million Youth in First Year

Taking Down Tobacco, a comprehensive youth advocacy training program created by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in partnership with the CVS Health Foundation, has reached over 1 million youth nationwide. In its first year, Taking Down Tobacco has been
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:12
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FDA chief worries about a new generation of kids getting hooked on nicotine through vaping

Access to e-cigarettes by kids is a "big concern" for the Food and Drug Administration, and the agency plans to take steps soon to better address the vaping problem. Make no mistake, e-cigarettes contain nicotine, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb tol
CNBC
added Mar 19, 2018 15:13
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