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Maine bill would hike age to buy tobacco to 21, but still allow smoking at 18

The bill, sponsored by Sen. Paul Davis, R-Sangerville, was initially supported 31-4 and then amended so that anyone who is at least 18 years old as of July 1, 2018, can buy tobacco products, with the practical effect being that the law wouldn’t be fully
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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MASHEY: Familiar Think Tanks Fight For E-cigarettes

Anti-science think tanks learned tactics from the tobacco industry and got paid for their help by tobacco companies, who fostered the Tea Party with the Koch brothers. When the Kochs needed better PR, they knew who to hire, Steve Lombardo, an experienced
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 5, 2017 19:08
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Stricter anti-tobacco laws go into effect

Key measures in this law include a ban on selling tobacco products to people aged under 20... There is also a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising and marketing, and on tobacco businesses conducting corporate social responsibility activities. Sponso
The Nation (th)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:04
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A randomized trial of the effect of youth appealing e-cigarette advertising on susceptibility to use e-cigarettes among youth

Exposure to any e-cigarette advertising may play a role in teens’ decision to initiate e-cigarette and tobacco cigarette use. As the FDA now has regulatory authority over the marketing of e-cigarettes, regulations on e-cigarette advertising are suggested
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 5, 2017 18:59
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CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes are some young people’s training wheels for smoking. Here’s the evidence

A series of nine recent studies has shown young people who try e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to smoke cigarettes... researchers have combined the results of these nine studies, involving 17,389 people aged 14-30, and analysed the results (in a ty
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 5, 2017 17:29
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smoking and diabetes: the connection between 2 u.s. epidemics

Smoking increases the risk of developing diabetes because it can change how your body processes and regulates sugar. Smoking can also make it harder to control your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. If you smoke, you have a 30 to 40 percent higher
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 5, 2017 17:25
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Our View: Other universities should follow smoke-free lead of Kent State, Akron

And in Ohio, a state in which the smoking rate has exceeded the national average, it’s especially important that a concerted effort is being made by major employers and educational institutions...Though Kent and Akron aren’t breaking new ground, their boa
New Philadelphia (OH) Times-Reporter
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17
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[California] Why Teens Are Smoking Less, In Their Own Words

“My friends don’t smoke cigarettes,” said Terrell, of Sacramento, Calif. “It’s nasty.” Terrell is emblematic of a generation of teenagers who appear more knowledgeable about the risks of tobacco — and are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before.
California Healthline
added Jul 5, 2017 15:32
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NITZKIN: Youth smoking is down, but thanks to what?

There is one outcome the FDA should feel comfortable predicting: If e-cigarettes are wiped off the market in the United States, nicotine consumers left with nowhere to turn to satisfy their cravings will return to smoking much more harmful, and more dead
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jul 5, 2017 14:26
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[Netherlands] Cigarette sales increase as health campaigns fail to stub out smoking

New figures suggest smoking is becoming more popular in the Netherlands again, ending a five-year downward trend...The finding comes from the annual SUN report drawn up by accountancy firm KPMG for the tobacco industry, which looks into illicit cigarette
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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