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[Texas] Court proclaims Anti-tobacco Day, National International Developmental Disability Day

Orange County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation naming March 21 as “Kick Butts Day/Anti-Tobacco Day” on behalf of the Gift of Life’s Youth Advisory Council. The Gift of Life provides free prostate cancer screenings, men’s health and free mammog
Orange (TX) Leader
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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[Georgia] Winterville rejects tobacco-free generation ordinance

Winterville won’t be the first city in the United States to enact a “Tobacco Free Generation Ordinance.” The town’s city council voted down the ordinance 3-1 in its Tuesday meeting. Only council member Mark Farmer, the person who brought the ordinance
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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[Minnesota] Norland pushes to keep North Mankato's Tobacco 21 policy

North Mankato City Council member Diane Norland plans to fight for North Mankato's recent policy to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. Norland has included a motion in next week's meeting to formally move forward with enforcing the city'
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] SoCot raises alarm over ‘excessive vaping’ among minors

The provincial government of South Cotabato has raised alarm over the increasing number of minors in the area who were into vaping through the use of electronic or e-cigarettes. Karen Fulgar, child representative of the Provincial Council for the Protect
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Mar 14, 2018 23:23
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[Ohio] Columbus to begin enforcing fines on stores that sell tobacco to people under 21

The Tobacco 21 law in Columbus was enacted in early 2017. Now, Columbus Public Health is making sure shop owners aren’t selling any kind of tobacco product to people under the age of 21. In April, stores that aren’t following the rules could face a hefty
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Mar 14, 2018 22:32
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Cigarette Smoking Progression among Young Adults Diagnosed with ADHD in Childhood: A 16-year Longitudinal Study of Children with and without ADHD

This study shows that ADHD-related smoking risk begins at a young age, progresses rapidly, and becomes resistant to cessation attempts by adulthood. Prevention efforts should acknowledge the speed of uptake; treatments should target the higher relapse ri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:22
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Teen Scientists Win $1.8 Million at Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 with Top Awards for Novel Research on Crop Blight, Vaping and Rare Disease

Second place and $175,000 went to Natalia Orlovsky, 18... exposure to e-cigarette vapors did not change a lung cell's DNA, as does cigarette smoke, Natalia found that fluids of varying flavors and nicotine content did produce a potent stress response ass
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:15
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E-Cigs Breed More Smokers Than They Stop

about 2,070 cigarette-smoking adults in America quit in 2015 with the help of the electronic devices. However—and perhaps more alarming—the model estimated that, at the same time, an additional 168,000 adolescents and young adults who had never smoked cig
Bloomberg News
added Mar 14, 2018 20:04
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[California] Chula Vista sets rules for tobacco retailers

Chula Vista will now require stores that sell tobacco or electronic cigarettes to obtain a permit — a move intended to curb underage smoking. Under a set of regulations approved by the City Council last week, shops must also keep tobacco products off sel
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Mar 14, 2018 17:04
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[California] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes Exposing Teens To Cancer-Causing Toxins, Report Says

A new report is shedding more light on what dangerous chemicals are inside e-cigarettes. According to scientists in California, vaping is exposing teens to “potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes.” A study done by research
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Mar 14, 2018 00:13
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