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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Raising legal age to 21 ‘would deter teenage smokers’

Increasing the legal smoking age from 16 to 18 had a “significant positive impact” on reducing smoking among young teenagers in Ireland, according to a study conducted by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:51
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[New York] VIDEO: Could a new smoking ban be coming to WNY?

Democratic Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke has his way, Erie County could be next. "We wouldn't allow children to smoke before the age of 18. I don't know how we would allow them to inhale second hand smoke." Burke has proposed a new local law th
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Oct 10, 2017 00:35
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[Asia, India] Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi High Court

The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:26
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Associations between Early Onset of E-Cigarette Use and Cigarette Smoking and Other Substance Use among U.S. Adolescents: A National Study

Early onset of e-cigarette use was significantly associated with increased odds of cigarette smoking and other substance use behaviors. E-cigarette use is often preceded by alcohol use, cigarette smoking, and marijuana use, suggesting that more long-term
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2017 10:46
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Time to clear the park air

In a smoke-free park, people would be encouraged to be active and outdoors without cigarettes. Children, asthma sufferers and others with health concerns would be protected from secondhand smoke. Park leaders have wisely been scaling back the areas where
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Oct 8, 2017 16:33
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[Rhode Island] New law bans electronic cigarettes on school property

The General Assembly says the legislation was signed into law Thursday. It takes effect Jan. 1. The law also requires liquid used in electronic nicotine delivery systems to be sold in child-resistant packaging.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2017 16:21
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STOOKSBERRY: Denver Is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs

But if the goal is to reduce sales to minors, why is the department looking to entrap more vendors?...It seems these compliance checks have more to do with revenue seeking and less to do with smoking cessation.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 8, 2017 16:01
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GOLDBERG: Former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin endorses cancer research venture funded by Philip Morris

“Do I trust Philip Morris? No,” Cummings said. “Do I have trust in Derek Yach and John Seffrin? I sure do. I think they have high integrity and they see a need to change.”
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 04:12
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[California] No butts about it: Girl Scouts persuade Tustin to ban smoking in parks

Five poised eighth-graders from Girl Scout Troop 3562 each took the podium at the Tustin City Council meeting to explain their stand against smoking in parks. Council members listened – unanimously approving the first reading of a proposed ban on Tuesda
Orange County (CA) Register
added Oct 7, 2017 03:59
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[Japan] Tokyo aims to stub out smoking in homes with children

Parents will be banned from smoking inside their own homes if children are in the room under a new local law to take effect in Tokyo. The authorities said that the measure, aimed at protecting children from passive smoking, was the first of its type in
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32
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