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What could keep young people away from alcohol and cigarettes? Findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Joint interventions to promote happiness and harm awareness could help young adolescents from engaging with drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 25, 2017 15:52
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[Washington] FRANK: Save lives: Raise the legal age to buy tobacco products

THIS special legislative session, Washington state lawmakers have an opportunity to be public health heroes. By raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 we can save lives and money in Washington state.
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 25, 2017 01:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Tobacco regulation: Perspectives on illicit trade in tobacco

It has become more imperative now to enforce the provisions of the Tobacco Control Act as Nigeria continues to grapple with the impact of illicit trade in tobacco products. Besides, old tricks are still being employed to entice people who are under the l
BusinessDAY (ng)
added May 25, 2017 01:10
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Happiness and harm awareness could keep young people from drinking and smoking

Researchers at UCL, UK found that young people who were happier and more aware of the harms of alcohol and cigarettes were more likely to never drink or smoke than those who were less aware or perceived themselves as less happy.
EurekAlert
added May 25, 2017 01:06
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BRIANT: Association Expands Focus on Local Tobacco Ordinances

Every tobacco retailer, wholesaler and manufacturer reading this article needs to understand the gravity of the movement by advocates to propose and lobby for the adoption of local retail tobacco ordinance restrictions. While the three states with the mos
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2017 00:16
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Actress Coco Jones Partners with DoSomething.org and truth® to launch Compatibility Quiz "Who Has Their Eye on You?"

to show teens how Big Tobacco is vying for their attention. Coco Jones, the 19-year-old star of Disney's Let it Shine recorded a public service announcement... The quiz follows the launch of the latest campaign by truth, #STOPPROFILING, that underscores t
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:39
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[Minnesota] Tax bill: Tobacco industry wins, kids lose

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 leading Minnesota health organizations, expressed disappointment that legislators passed a tax bill containing massive tax cuts on premium cigars and other tax benefits for the tobacco industry.
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:36
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Online Tobacco Marketing May Increase Risk of Tobacco Use Among Youth

In recent years, tobacco company expenditures on Internet advertising have exploded, growing from $0.7 million dollars in 1999 to $23.1 million dollars in 2013. This increase in online tobacco marketing, and its ability to reach audiences of all ages, in
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added May 24, 2017 23:32
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Less Risky Tobacco Product? Only if the Science Says So

"We are forging new territory to ensure that tobacco companies provide accurate information and do not mislead American consumers," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D. "We are committed to stopping practices that may cause people to start or con
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:47
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Editorial: Protect workers' health from secondhand smoke

In spite of his apology for his gaffe, Onishi defended his comment ...What is lacking here is consideration to people who can barely make ends meet apart from going out of their way to work in such environments due to government constraints on social sec
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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