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[New Zealand] Ban smoking in cars - study

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke in cars remains a health hazard for thousands of New Zealand children, particularly Māori and Pasikifa, according to an Otago University study. The authors say the findings show the Government's assertion that curre
Newshub (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:27
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[New Zealand] Law needed to curb children's exposure to smoking in cars, says study

New evidence from Otago University in Wellington shows one in five children are exposed to secondhand smoking in cars – a figure that has increased despite an overall drop in the number of smokers. Study author Richard Edwards, professor of public healt
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:18
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[Ohio] Editorial: Kent State, Akron go smoke-, tobacco-free; others should follow

There’s no debate that smoking can be deadly. Though Kent and Akron aren’t breaking new ground, their boards of trustees deserve praise for enacting these common-sense policies. Other institutions should follow suit.
Canton (OH) Repository
added Jul 7, 2017 03:17
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[California] RAMOS: Contra Costa, Oakland trying to save kids from tobacco

Contra Costa County supervisors have a chance to side with the interests of public health on Tuesday by doing what the San Francisco County supervisors did June 27 — unanimously approve restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco such as candy-like e-cig
East Bay (CA) Times
added Jul 7, 2017 03:11
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Tackling Tobacco: June 2017 Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

Tobacco legislation and regulation is constantly under review at the local, state and federal levels. In this monthly roundup, Convenience Store News highlights the latest proposals and approved changes happening across the United States
Convenience Store News
added Jul 7, 2017 03:11
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US teen tobacco use declines

cigarette smoking among US high school students is at an all-time low. One in 5 US high school students in 2016 reported using a tobacco product within the past 30 days, an improvement from 1 in 4 students just one year before. “These findings reinforce
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 7, 2017 01:07
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[Asia] Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Raises Cigarette Buying Age to 20

raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 20 and barring tobacco firms from indirect advertisements via corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said yesterday the 2017 Tobacco Control Act was designed t
Chiang Rai Times
added Jul 6, 2017 16:21
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Health officials: Wisconsin celebrates 7 years of smoke-free air in workplaces

According to a press release from the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, a 2010 legislation passed in Wisconsin to eliminate indoor smoking in all workplaces, including bars and restaurants. In Eau Claire County, the percentage of youth using tob
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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Maine bill would hike age to buy tobacco to 21, but still allow smoking at 18

The bill, sponsored by Sen. Paul Davis, R-Sangerville, was initially supported 31-4 and then amended so that anyone who is at least 18 years old as of July 1, 2018, can buy tobacco products, with the practical effect being that the law wouldn’t be fully
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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MASHEY: Familiar Think Tanks Fight For E-cigarettes

Anti-science think tanks learned tactics from the tobacco industry and got paid for their help by tobacco companies, who fostered the Tea Party with the Koch brothers. When the Kochs needed better PR, they knew who to hire, Steve Lombardo, an experienced
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 5, 2017 19:08
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