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[Minnesota] YOUTH TOBACCO USE RISES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 17 YEARS

overall youth tobacco use has increased in the state with 26.4 percent of high school students using some form of tobacco or nicotine, up from 24.6 percent in 2014. Simultaneously, youth cigarette smoking has reached an all-time low, with less than 10 per
Hibbing (MN) Tribune
added Feb 25, 2018 17:22
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[Tennessee] Students seek broader policy on tobacco use at schools

Townsend was one of four local high school students who recently met with Hamilton County Commissioners Sabrena Smedley and Chester Bankston to show their support for a more comprehensive tobacco-free policy for all Hamilton County schools. "I was very
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Feb 25, 2018 16:38
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[Singapore] Fandi Ahmad launches war on young FAS footballers who smoke

FANDI Ahmad finally cut through the smoke-screen to admit that more than half the young footballers under his wing are into the game of puffing. And if you trace back these severe misdeeds, it goes back close to a decade but the authorities just turned
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:05
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[South Dakota] RUMPZA: Tobacco ads, fun flavors and trends draw adolescents to harmful substances

Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Florida] FAMU hosts annual tobacco-free summit

The school of allied health science and the FAMU Tobacco Free Task Force are hosting the 2018 students working against Tobacco Leadership Summit. According to organizers, the summit is an annual, interactive, one day conference for potential youth advoca
WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Tobacco at 21

Our view: Raising the minimum age to buy tobacco in Maryland from 18 to 21 would save lives and bring tobacco laws in line with alcohol restrictions
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 24, 2018 14:04
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[Maryland] LETTER: Raising age to legally buy tobacco promotes disrespect of the law

As a public health professional, I have to disagree with The Baltimore Sun....and my more orthodox public health colleagues... To come now and say to young adults that “you are old enough now to do all the above adult activities, except drink alcohol and
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 24, 2018 14:04
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[California] Almost all adolescents in an economically disadvantaged urban population exposed to tobacco smoke

Ninety-four percent of adolescents ages 13 to 19 in an economically disadvantaged, largely minority population in San Francisco had measurable levels of a biomarker specific for exposure to tobacco smoke (NNAL).
ScienceDaily
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05
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[Indonesia] Father who put a cigarette in his nine-month-old son’s mouth and told his wife to take a photo before posting it to social media is facing up to six months behind bars

A callous father who posted a disturbing picture of his nine-month-old son smoking on social media is facing jail. The 36-year-old man, named as Muzammil, is said to have put a cigarette in the child's mouth. He then asked his 18-year-old wife to take
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 19:02
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Tobacco industry’s T.O.T.A.L. interference [FREE FULL TEXT]

of Tobacco Outlets launched a website in 2016 that encourages retailers and policy makers to oppose regulating the tobacco retail environment.1 2 T.O.T.A.L., an acronym for Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look, features talking points for defeating U.S
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2018 18:37
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