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Smoke-Free Legislation in Spain and Prematurity

CONCLUSIONS: The implementation of the Spanish smoke-free policies was associated with a risk reduction for preterm births and low birth weight infants, especially with the introduction of the more restrictive ban. Accepted
Pediatrics
added May 18, 2017 01:32
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colleges unveil campus art to promote smoke- and tobacco-free policies

students at five colleges and universities created campus artwork that celebrates their school going 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free with help from Truth Initiative®. The schools, grantees of the tobacco-free college program at Truth Initiative, are t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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[Michigan] Enforcement of new Genesee County tobacco purchasing age delayed until June

A Monday, May 22, hearing for a lawsuit against Genesee County over an ordinance pushing the tobacco-buying age up to 21 years old has been delayed. The hearing date has been moved to June 19 in front of Genesee County Circuit Judge Judith Fullerton at t
Michigan Live
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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Pending Tobacco Regulations an 'Attack on Convenience Stores'

Convenience retailers in San Francisco and other communities throughout the Bay Area are on edge as lawmakers are poised to vote on several ordinances—most focused on flavor bans and, more specifically, menthol-flavored cigarettes—over the next month, acc
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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51 Health Groups Urge Administration to Defend and Enforce FDA Rule for E-Cigarettes, Cigars

In a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF), the groups expressed concern that the administration is taking steps to reconsider the rule, putting kids and public health at risk. Twice in recent months, on March 1 and May 1, 2
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:19
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[UK-Wales] AMs have passed a new law which means it will be illegal to smoke in school and hospital grounds

Assembly Members have voted to pass the a landmark new law aimed at improving and protecting the nation's health. The Public Health (Wales) Bill was passed in the Senedd on Tuesday and will bring in wide-ranging changes, including making it illegal to s
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 17, 2017 16:04
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Inequities in coverage of smokefree space policies within the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

Disparities in smokefree space policies have potential to exacerbate existing health inequities. A national increase in smokefree policies to protect children in playgrounds and schools is a crucial intervention to reduce such inequities.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:39
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[UK-Wales] Welsh Assembly votes through ‘radical’ health and wellbeing bill

Welsh Assembly members have unanimously voted to introduce a raft of new measures... The Bill aims to protect young people’s health by banning smoking in school grounds, public playgrounds, and the outdoor areas of registered childcare settings, as well a
Press Association (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:38
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[New York] Seaway Valley Prevention Council hosting cigarette butt clean-up day May 20

The city’s parks and recreation department is partnering with the Seaway Valley Prevention Council to host a cigarette butt clean-up day at Kids Kingdom on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m.-noon.
North Country (NY) This Week
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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North Dakota lawmakers eliminate tobacco prevention agency

The head of North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy said eliminating the agency could undo several years of work that marked a rapid decrease in youth and adult smoking rates in the state. The agency, also known as BreatheND, is f
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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