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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Duluth, state can follow Edina's lead on tobacco

After being a state leader in helping smokers quit, or never start, Duluth found itself standing by and watching this week as Edina, a suburb southwest of Minneapolis, became the first city in Minnesota to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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[Connecticut] Undercover minors used to help reduce underage tobacco sales

has a strict policy: he IDs everyone. It’s how he passed the test when a 17-year-old was working undercover for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) tried to buy a tobacco product from him on Thursday.
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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[Asia-pacific] Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

A few groups are now pushing back against Big Tobacco in the country of 250 million people where nearly two-thirds of men smoke and a cigarette pack can cost less than $2. In eastern Jakarta, a row of at least a dozen houses at the Penas Tanggul neigh
Reuters
added May 13, 2017 00:04
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[UK] Leaked draft of Labour 2017 manifesto – full text

Labour will implement a Tobacco Control Plan, focussing on issues of mental health and children smokers, along with groups in society, such as BAME and LGBT communities, with high prevalence of the use of tobacco products.
The Spectator (uk)
added May 12, 2017 16:55
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Carlos Vela of Ingleside, Texas, As National Youth Advocate of the Year

Carlos Vela, 18, of Ingleside, Texas, has been named the National Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against tobacco. Carlos was honored Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Carlos was previously name
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2017 23:59
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Content analysis of age verification, purchase and delivery methods of internet e-cigarette vendors, 2013 and 2014

Conclusions The number of IEVs grew sharply from 2013 to 2014, with poor age verification practices. New and expanded regulations for online e-cigarette sales are needed, including strict age and identity verification requirements.
Tobacco Control
added May 11, 2017 23:58
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[Canada] VIDEO: Teens using marijuana and cigarettes daily at same rate, UW study finds

Daily marijuana use and daily cigarette smoking rates among young Canadians are virtually identical, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study, which surveyed the drug habits of 20,000 kids from Grade 7 to Grade 12, is believed
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 11, 2017 19:38
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[New York] Legislators back ban of smoking in cars with kids

Cattaraugus County lawmakers were unanimous Wednesday in their support of state Senate and Assembly bills that would prohibit smoking in vehicles with children age 16 and younger.
Olean (NY) Times-Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:33
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Minnesota Department of Health reissues nicotine advisory, e-cigarette use among teens is double that of cigarettes

reissued its nicotine health advisory to inform parents and health care providers of health dangers associated with nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. The 2016 Minnesota Student Survey found that e-cigarette use among 11th graders is now m
KTTC TV (Austin, MN)
added May 11, 2017 14:54
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Anti-smoking group seeks to raise legal smoking age to 20

Taiwan’s anti-smoking group held a press conference on Wednesday calling for higher legal smoking age and completely smoke-free workplaces and indoor public places. The group has called on the Legislature to revise the nation’s Tobacco Hazards Prevention
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 11, 2017 14:37
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