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[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland child health 'among worst in W Europe'

The widening gap between rich and poor is putting the health of Northern Ireland's children at risk... "Poverty is having a devastating effect on families - with smoking and drinking alcohol, poor mental health and obesity amongst children and young peopl
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2017 15:09

Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids

Conduct disorder (CD) is a mental disorder where children demonstrate aggressive behaviour that causes or threatens harm to other people or animals such as bullying or intimidating others, often initiating physical fights, or being physically cruel to an
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04

[Colorado] Aspen aims to be first in state to raise tobacco age

Earlier this spring, Levin presented council with data showing that 90 percent of smokers began the habit as adolescents, and that the majority of teenagers get cigarettes from 18 to 21 year old peers. In theory, Aspen could pass a new law right now tha
KAJX Aspen (CO) Public Radio
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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[Colorado] In Aspen, 18 won’t be old enough to buy a pack of cigarettes, other tobacco products

In fact, anyone under the age of 21 in the posh Pitkin County resort town won’t be able to purchase any tobacco products — including e-cigarettes — starting Jan. 1, 2018. That’s after the Aspen City Council on Monday passed an ordinance raising the mini
Denver (CO) Post
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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[Colorado] Aspen City Council votes to increase minimum age to purchase tobacco

“Aspen is such a health-conscious town and our residents and guests enjoy life here for the clean air and exercise opportunities,” Aspen Mayor Steven Skadron said in a statement.
KDVR FOX 31 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04

[Massachusetts] Three Local Merchants In Sandwich Stung By New Tobacco Bylaws

Two gas station convenience stores and a package store this week were spanked by the town's stricter tobacco sales bylaws that went into effect on June 1. The three stores...were cited for selling tobacco to patrons under age 18 by undercover Barnstable
Sandwich (MA) Enterprise
added Jun 14, 2017 21:08

[Colorado] Aspen Raises Tobacco Sales Age To 21

The city council raised the age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 “in an effort to curb young adult tobacco addition,” the city said in a news release. The release cites the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation in saying that 90 perc
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:04

Child Labor In America Today

In the artical”A history of Child Labor” it says ” Children could only work outside of school hours and that children under 18 unable to work” This is showing that now the laws were comeing to protice there rights and that they would get an eduction, als
PolitiSeek (blog)
added Jun 14, 2017 20:21

Child Labor Coalition applauds the introduction of two congressional bills to reduce dangerous child labor in U.S. agriculture

“In the last Congress, more than 60 organizations endorsed this legislation, which is critical to protect child farmworkers from nicotine poisoning and unnecessary pesticide exposure,” said Norma Flores López, the CLC’s Domestic Issues Committee chair. “
National Consumers League
added Jun 14, 2017 20:13

[Illinois] AUDIO: Durbin and Cicilline: Tobacco farms are no place for kids

On World Day Against Child Labor, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) reintroduced legislation to protect child laborers from the dangers of exposure to tobacco plants, which can include acute nicotine poisoning
added Jun 14, 2017 19:13
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