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ARCHIVE: Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products (PDF)

Over time, the committee concludes that raising the MLA will likely lead to substantial reductions in smoking-related mortality, though results from the models suggest that these results will not be observed for at least 30 years, assuming that the
The National Academies
added Aug 17, 2017 15:47
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Why Some States Are Raising the Age to Buy Tobacco

Advocates argue that raising the age to buy tobacco will help reduce smoking. One study published in the journal Tobacco Control found that after the Boston suburb of Needham raised its sales age to 21, teen smoking was cut in half. A 2015 Institute of M
TIME Magazine
added Aug 16, 2017 15:37
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[UK, USA] Director of RPS in Scotland calls for e-cigarette evidence review

MacKinnon said the RPS’s current policy on e-cigarettes, which opposes their ‘normalisation’ and calls for more longer-term research, was being reviewed. “We are still concerned that while e-cigarettes look as if they have a role in harm reduction, vapin
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:36
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EDITORIAL: Our View: Washington, Idaho should follow Oregon on tobacco age ($$)

A week ago, Oregon joined California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey to raise the tobacco possession age to 21, affecting both traditional tobacco products and vaporizers. The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, targets tobacco vendors with fines ranging betw
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Aug 16, 2017 15:25
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[Maryland] Salisbury considers smoking ban at parks, public places

A proposal to ban smoking and vaping at Salisbury’s parks, playgrounds and other public spaces has the support of Francesca Canale and Robert Ray, who brought their two toddlers to play at Ben’s Red Swings.
DelmarvaNow.com
added Aug 15, 2017 17:16
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[Australia] Ringwood East girl Molly, 8, starts push to get smoking banned from dog parks

A RINGWOOD East girl wants smokers banned from dog parks, fearing for the safety of her beloved pet pooch. Molly Shaw, 8, wrote a letter to the Leader worried about the impact smokers were having on dogs at her neighbourhood park. “I think smoking shou
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:09
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CAPLAN: Is Parental Smoking Child Abuse?

Morally, I do think it's something that should be taken into account in dealing with patients. I think it's important to point out to people, look, not only is smoking not good for you, it's not good for your child. It's not good for people who come over
Medical Tribune
added Aug 15, 2017 17:06
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[Africa, Nigeria] Campaigners Warn Over Youths, Underage Targeted Tobacco Adverts

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17
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[North Carolina] E-cig risk campaign for youths draws praise, criticism to FDA

will roll out an online extension of its “The Real Cost” ...anti-smoking advocates question whether the FDA campaign could cause more harm than good, especially if it attempts to tell youths — as some anti-tobacco public-health advocates claim — that e-ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:11
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[Pennsylvania] truth and Kevin Lyons Partner with Cotopaxi to Inspire Tobacco-Free Lives

truth joins ...Cotopaxi, the outdoor gear company on a mission to alleviate poverty, move people to do good and inspire adventure, are joining forces to make positive changes in local communities and take a stand against tobacco. truth will join Cotopaxi
PR Newswire
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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