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STROUD: CITIES AND STATES CONSIDER INCREASING TOBACCO AGE LIMIT TO 21, REGULATING ENDS LIKE TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Stroud considers local and state initiatives to increase the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21, and how policies are including electronic nicotine delivery systems, or e-cigarettes in these measures.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 8, 2017 19:10
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Are Nicotine Levels in E-Cigarettes Turning Teens into Smokers?

Researchers have recently speculated that e-cigarette nicotine levels may be the culprit. Nicotine, the main constituent of combustible cigarettes, is responsible for smoking dependence—especially during the early teenage years, which denote a critical d
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:09
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Smokers 10 Times More Likely to Use Pot Daily

A strong link exists between smoking and daily marijuana use, with U.S. smokers 10 times more likely to use pot every day, a new study says. And teen smokers are 50 times more likely than their nonsmoking peers to use pot daily, said researchers from Col
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 19:06
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Children bear the brunt of secondhand smoke in Bangladesh

Researchers say there is an urgent need for action after 95 per cent of children from 12 primary schools in Dhaka tested positive for recent second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure. The study, which involved collaboration with the University of Dhaka, is the f
EurekAlert
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[California, Oklahoma] Butt in: Ask patients about nicotine use

students at 10 Los Angeles high schools were surveyed about their use of e-cigarettes... For more than a decade, Daniel Bintz, O.D., who practices in Elk City, Oklahoma, has been educating his patients about smoking's effect on their health. Like Dr. Bint
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:20
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[Canada] Nunavut's chief coroner reminds residents not to smoke cannabis around kids

Padma Suramala says it's the responsibility of her office to warn residents about dangerous practices. She says infants and young children exposed to second-hand smoke are sick more often than children who are not. They are at increased risk for pneumon
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:57
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Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease

This analysis presents a brief overview of currently available evidence and gaps in research covering these three factors.
Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease
added Dec 8, 2017 17:56
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[New York] Long Beach raises smoking age to 21

City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to prohibit the sale of tobacco to those under 21, including electronic cigarettes and other devices, which officials say will help protect the health of a generation of young people.
Herald Community Newspapers (Long Island, NY)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:08
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[New York] VIDEO: Parents, Local Lawmakers Argue For Tighter Regulations For Hookah Bars On Long Island

Hempstead, the largest township in the state, now wants to ban the popular smoking lounges from sites near schools, parks, and homes — restricting them to industrial zones. “We have to do something and standing around waiting for the federal government
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Dec 8, 2017 09:52
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[Canada] Nova Scotia, P.E.I. both set legal age for marijuana use at 19

P.E.I. said it will sell marijuana at standalone outlets run separately by its liquor commission, while Nova Scotia said pot will be sold alongside alcohol in its provincial liquor stores.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:58
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