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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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President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Asia, China] Shows are cutting back on scenes that depict smoking

Smoking scenes have been significantly reduced in Chinese films and TV series in the past decade thanks to increasing awareness by the industry and the public, according to a new survey by the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control. Running against the
China Daily (cn)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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[Indiana] VIDEO: Henderson Officials Pass Smoking Ban Ordianance

The Board of Commissioners voted to prohibit smoking within 15 feet of playgrounds and water features in city parks. It also includes a ban on e-cigarettes and vapors where cigarettes are not allowed. Another ordinance allows special event organizers t
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added May 24, 2017 02:32
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