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[New Jersey] N.J. tobacco 21 age of sale law, new cessation funding has experts hopeful

New Jersey was at the bottom and it’s still not at the top, but a recent report on the state’s tobacco control and cessation initiatives indicate things are looking up. Increased state funding and a 21 age of sale law have improved New Jersey’s standing
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jan 25, 2018 01:32

Flavour capsule cigarette use among US adult cigarette smokers

Flavour capsule cigarettes use is highest in young adults, particularly Hispanics. Young adult predominance, lower level of addiction symptoms and emphasis on pack design by flavour capsule users suggest that these products may be positioned as starter pr
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

CUBBIN/FORD: Texas cities should follow San Antonio’s lead on new tobacco law

After all, there is not much to prevent San Antonio youths ages 18-20 from purchasing tobacco products from merchants outside the city limits. In short, we need greater geographic coverage.
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

[Washington] Lawmakers Consider a Bill to Raise the Legal Tobacco Age From 18 to 21

Email Print Save Washington state lawmakers are considering a bill that could raise the legal age to purchase any nicotine product from 18 to 21 years old. Senate Bill 6048, sponsored by Senator Patty Kuderer, D-Redmond, was heard on Monday, Jan. 22 by
Centralia (WA) Chronicle
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

[New York] Youth air Big Tobacco's 'dirty laundry'

Clyde-Savannah and Waterloo Reality Check youth are on a mission to “air the dirty laundry” of large tobacco industries. The youth investigated the details of the long awaited court order to expose the truth about tobacco marketing. Working with the toba
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

[South Dakota] SD legislator aims to protect the state's 'vulnerable' youth from tobacco addiction

A bill sponsored by state Rep. Leslie Heinemann, R-Flandreau, is on the horizon, one which would raise the age to purchase tobacco products in South Dakota from 18 to 21. And Heinemann, a dentist for 36 years with practices in Flandreau and Dell Rapids,
Mitchell (SD) Daily Republic
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

[Asia, India] Tobacco and chocolates can no longer share shelf space in Maharashtra’s shops

The sale of tobacco and other food items like chocolates will no longer be permitted under the same roof henceforth, a notification issued by the Maharashtra government on Wednesday said. This follows a directive from the Union Health Ministry that noti
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07


This year’s “State of Tobacco Control” finds Gov. Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly are failing to enact proven policies that will reduce tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives: Funding for State Tobacco Prevention Pro
Spectrum News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07

Teaching Activities for: ‘Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes’

Now, read the article, “Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes,” and answer the following questions: 1. What did the national panel of public health experts conclude in a report released on Tuesday? 2. What d
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2018 18:01

[Massachusetts] Vaping As Lesser Evil: Boston Expert's Top Takeaways From Big E-Cig Report

WBUR spoke with Dr. Siegel about the new report, cigarettes versus e-cigarettes, and how he has been ostracized by his public health peers... I think the most important takeaway from the report is that if there are any long-term consequences [to vaping],
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:35
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