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ARCHIVE: E-cigarettes and conventional cigarette use among US adolescents: A cross-sectional study [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarette use was associated with higher odds of ever or current cigarette smoking, higher odds of established smoking, higher odds of planning to quit smoking among current smokers, and, among experimenters, lower odds of abstinence from conventional
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Jun 14, 2017 18:41

Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been
PR Newswire
added Jun 14, 2017 16:31

CALVIN: New York Retailers Under Siege

it’s a general-alarm blaze in New York City, where the city council is now considering a suite of legislation that is ostensibly aimed at “Big Tobacco,” but instead whacks the little guy—family-run bodegas and convenience stores—for having the audacity to
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2017 23:52

[Asia, Bangladesh] Four in 10 kids smoke first cigarette before age 10: Study

Four in 10 school-going children in the country smoke first cigarette before the age of 10 years, and they are hardly refused while buying cigarettes, says a new study, reports UNB. It reveals that 9 per cent students reported that they ever smoked cig
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:16
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco: Raising legal age to buy tobacco an easy call

Edina recently became the first city in the state to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. It’s time the rest of the state does the same. The Edina ordinance applies to all tobacco related products, including chewing tobacco and e-cigarett
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jun 13, 2017 20:50

Truth Initiative Announces New Leadership For Its Schroeder Institute For Tobacco Research And Policy Studies

Dr. Donna Vallone named to the new post of chief research officer for both the Schroeder Institute and the Evaluation Science and Research Expertise Center at Truth Initiative
PR Newswire
added Jun 13, 2017 15:45

Bad news: E-cigarette use rises rapidly in Minnesota -

Alarmed by the growth of e-cigarette use among teens, the Minnesota Department of Health has reissued its health warnings on vaping for young people and pregnant women. The Minnesota Department of Health reissued its nicotine health advisory to inform pa
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Jun 13, 2017 15:35

Aspen City Council Prohibits Tobacco Sales To Those Under 21

passed an ordinance prohibiting the sales of tobacco and e-cigarettes to those who are under 21 years old. Council opted to raise the age from 18 to 21 in an effort to curb young adult tobacco addiction. 'Aspen is such a health-conscious town and our resi
added Jun 13, 2017 08:20

[Illinois] Lincolnshire increases age requirement to buy cigarettes to 21

You now must be 21 to buy cigarettes or other tobacco products in Lincolnshire. The village board voted Monday to increase the minimum age from 18.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Jun 13, 2017 08:20

[New York] County tobacco law on hold

A county committee came into Wednesday’s meeting proposing to send a local law to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. Part of the reason was to “further the goals of New York state’s tobacco use prevention and control program. The propose
Steuben (NY) Courier-Advocate
added Jun 13, 2017 02:10
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