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IS NICOTINE ACTUALLY BAD FOR YOU? The case against Juul is also partly a case against nicotine

she suggests the answer is relative. It’s better to use nicotine by itself than to smoke cigarettes — which is where vapes could play a part, if they wind up helping smokers quit. “We need to find out,” Rigotti says. “But there’s no benefit for young peop
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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How Do You MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality 16th Edition 2018 (PDF)

There are three proven ways to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Like a three- legged stool, each component works in conjunction with the others, and all three are necessary to overcome this country’s tobacco epidemic. • Increase the
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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[Massachusetts] HEALEY: E-cigarettes are your child's worst friend

Over the past few months, I have been traveling to communities across Massachusetts, talking to middle- and high-school students about health, wellness and substance-use prevention. At every meeting, I have heard from parents, teachers, school nurses and
Lowell (MA) Sun
added Aug 10, 2018 19:47
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[Canada] Group looks to ban smoking in public, around children

An Edmonton-based advocacy group with a focus on Western Canada is pushing for stronger controls when it comes to smoking cannabis and tobacco in public and around children. On Tuesday, Les Hagen, executive director for Action on Smoking and Health, sai
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:46
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[Massachusetts] Councilor wants tobacco age bumped to 21 right away

City Councilor Colin LePage wants Haverhill to make the change more rapidly and says the city would then be in line with the 178 Massachusetts communities that have an age 21 rule, including locally, Lawrence and Methuen.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Aug 10, 2018 18:47
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[Texas] Metro Health hosts stakeholder meetings prior to Tobacco 21 implementation

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is holding the first of four stakeholder meetings Wednesday prior to the debut of the new Tobacco 21 ordinance, which is scheduled to take effect Oct. 1. The San Antonio City Council passed the ordinance in Janu
KSAT-12 (San Antonio, TX)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:46
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[Arizona] The changing landscape in the fight against tobacco use among youth

UA College of Nursing professor Judith Gordon realized when she helped develop “Click City: Tobacco,” a smoking prevention computer program designed for fifth graders... “The environment around e-cigarettes is trying to sell the product as something cool
Tucson Explorer Newspaper (Tucson Local Media )
added Aug 10, 2018 18:00
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[California] Letter: Tobacco study reveals stores targeting youth

I am a member of the Youth Tobacco Advocacy and Policy Project. In 2016, my peers and we conducted a survey in San Pablo... There are 28 stores selling tobacco within 1,000 feet of one of the nine schools in San Pablo. Menthol cigarettes, cheap flavored
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 10, 2018 17:55
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VIDEO: Juul and the vape debate: Choosing between smokers and teens

Ashley Gould, the chief administrative officer for Juul Labs, said they designed Juul for adult smokers trying to switch from combustible cigarettes, but data show the product's startling popularity among youth. "It's been devastating to us," Gould said.
CNN
added Aug 10, 2018 17:29
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[New York] DAVID: City's battle against smoking is far from over

We must advocate for smoke-free environments and educate our youth on the dangers of tobacco use. If we don’t, we risk reversing decades of lifesaving progress and jeopardizing the health of communities not only in New York City, but across the nation.
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 10, 2018 16:31
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