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18 schools pledge to go tobacco-free through college program initiative

eighteen colleges and universities were awarded grants from Truth Initiative® to adopt a 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy, a move that will protect more than 100,000 students and employees across 17 states. The Truth Initiative Tobacco-Free Colleg
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:15
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use down 27.6% in state: Survey

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) for the year 2016-17 revealed that the prevalence of tobacco use in Bihar has dropped from 53.5% to 25.9% in the last seven years. The survey fact sheet was released by state health minister Mangal Pandey on Satu
Times of India
added Feb 18, 2018 02:10
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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and negative health outcomes in the offspring

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:35
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[Asia, India] Mumbai Pollution Levels Causing Increased Respiratory Illnesses In Children

Other than outdoor pollution, second-hand tobacco smoke and indoor fumes are also considered as top causes of infection among children. In poorly ventilated dwellings, indoor smoke can be 100 times higher than acceptable levels for small particles.
Mid-day.com (in)
added Feb 17, 2018 16:08
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Higher cigarette taxes may increase use of chewing tobacco and cigars in adolescents

lead author of the research, Summer Sherburne Hawkins, discusses this new study involving 499,381 adolescents from 36 US states and explains why policy makers need to be looking beyond cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:02
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[Kentucky] Poll: Most favor raising age to buy tobacco

When it comes to raising Kentucky's legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 years, widespread support exists, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll. In metropolitan areas such as Lexington and Louisville, more than 60 percent o
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Wisconsin] SAHIL: CS urges Swearingen to support tobacco bill

Assembly Bill 225, authored by Northwoods Rep. Jeff Mursau, would require stores to display all tobacco products behind the counter... despite this broad support, the bill has stalled in the State Assembly Committee on State Affairs, which is headed by R
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[New Hampshire] NH Senate tables bill to raise tobacco age to 21

A bill pushed by a group of Seacoast teenagers that would raise the legal age in New Hampshire to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 suffered a major setback at the Statehouse. On a voice vote Thursday, the Senate overwhelmingly agreed to ta
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[Idaho] Bill to raise smoking age to 21 dies in committee with just 3 senators supporting it

“If it was as simple as passing a law to fix these problems, we’d probably have a lot more laws and a lot fewer problems,” Vick said. “Unfortunately my experience has shown that it just doesn’t work that way. ... It does interfere with the ability of what
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 16, 2018 21:58
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The Rebels Have a Cause and It’s Juul

“Who over 25 is looking for creme brulee as part of a smoking experience?”...Juul believes it is doing something globally valuable, acting as “part of the solution to end combustible smoking,’’ as its marketing material proclaims. A “Mission & Values” sta
New York Times
added Feb 16, 2018 18:00
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