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[Colorado] Girl Scouts celebrate as Aurora smoking ban poised to become law

Five 13-year-old girls were on a mission to secure the coveted Silver Award— the second highest Girl Scouts honor. The project Troop 60789 took on to achieve that goal, took on a life of its own. “We didn't expect it to be big at all. We thought it wou
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Jan 23, 2018 22:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT says ‘kiddie pack’ idea taken out of context

refuted allegations that the cigarette industry’s proposal to reintroduce smaller packs of cigarettes known as “kiddie packs” is intended to increase the number of smokers in the country. It said the industry wanted to reduce the volume of illegal cigare
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jan 23, 2018 01:12
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[Canada] COALITION WANTING PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TO HELP SLASH THE VOLUME OF SMOKERS IN BC

BC’S Clean Air Coalition is working hard to reduce the province’s tobacco rates. The group consisting of members from the BC Lung Association, Heart and Stroke and Canadian Cancer Society brought forward numerous strategies to the province ranging from
My Prince George Now (94.3 The Goat Rocks/97 Country FM) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2018 01:09
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT expected to continue to face challenges from illicit trade

The rationale for a smaller cigarette pack is to provide consumers a cheaper legal option by increasing the affordability of a pack of cigarettes. As at Aug 2017, BAT reported that illicit sales formed 56.1% of the market’s total sales volume, a sharp in
The Edge (my)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48
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The Real Cost Campaign

"The Real Cost," seeks to educate at-risk teens about the harmful effects of tobacco use. The goal is to prevent youth who are open to tobacco from trying it and to reduce the number of youth who move from experimenting with tobacco to regular use.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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This is Our Watch

To give retailers all the tools they need to comply with tobacco regulations, the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products has developed a new education program called “This is Our Watch.” This program helps tobacco retailers better understand FDA tobacco regul
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 23, 2018 00:47
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The Hazards of Herbal Cigarettes

They often look exotic and come in appealing flavors such as cherry or vanilla. But their biggest selling point is that they're supposed to be a healthy alternative to "real" cigarettes. As one online merchant of natural tobacco and clove cigarettes put i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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Teen Smokers

All across the United States, in small towns and large, kids are living in a haze of smoke... roughly 22 percent of all high school students are regular smokers. And each day, 4,000 kids under 18 try their first cigarette and another 1,140 become daily sm
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:45
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[Ireland] Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s

A TOTAL OF 306 retailers around the country were targeted in sting sales operations in the first nine months of last year to see if they were selling cigarettes to minors. The ‘test’ tobacco sales to minors are carried out by the Health Service Executiv
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:44
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College Smokers

The good news is that smoking rates on college campuses have fallen to their lowest rate since 1980. In 2006, about 1 in 5 college students smoked... But there is still much work to be done to help students and colleges to break their addiction to tobacc
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:43
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