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[UK] Illegal Tobacco Means Underaged Smokers Are Getting Hooked

Illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked on smoking, a new survey released today suggests. 55% of children aged 14 and 15 who smoke say they buy illegal tobacco from sources like "tab houses" and shops - whil
Rathergood Radio
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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[New Jersey] VIDEO: New Smoking Age 21 as of Nov. 1

This Wednesday, November 1st, the legal age for buying tobacco products in the state will officially be changed to 21. Back in July, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law that would raise the legal smoking age from 19. The new restriction appli
SNJ Today
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37

Top40 eLiquid Selects Intellicheck’s Retail ID Online to Prevent Online Sales to Minors

Intellicheck (NYSE American: IDN), announced today that Top40 eLiquid is now using Retail ID Online™ to prevent the sale of vaping e-liquids and other age-restricted products to minors. Retail ID Online delivers industry leading card-not-present and custo
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 18:08

[Wisconsin] Health Officials Launch 'Tobacco Is Changing' Campaign To Inform Parents About Flavored Tobacco Products

The Department of Health Services (DHS) today launched a campaign to inform parents about brightly packaged, candy-flavored tobacco products targeted to appeal to children. The 'Tobacco is Changing ' campaign is scheduled to run through February in vari
added Oct 31, 2017 16:59

[UK] More than half of teenage smokers buying from illegal dealers

Hartlepool health and consumer leaders are backing a new campaign against illegal tobacco after a survey found more than half of North East teenager smokers regularly buy from rogue dealers. A survey by anti-smoking group Fresh revealed that 55% of undera
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:37

[UK] E-cigarettes ARE a gateway to teenage tobacco smoking: Youngsters are twice as likely to go on to regular smoking after using the devices

The study of 44,000 schoolchildren will fuel growing concerns that ‘vaping’ may act as a ‘gateway’ to smoking. The researchers warned e-cigarettes may help to ‘re-normalise’ smoking after years of a growing taboo about the habit - and warned it would be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:37

GLANTZ: 11th longitudinal study shows that kids who start with ecigs more likely to go on to cigs, this time from Canada

The paper is especially interesting because nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are illegal in Canada, which strongly suggests that the gateway effect of e-cigarette use does not simply depend on the availability of nicotine. Nicotine containing e-cigs are
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:11

CDC Awards ICF over $13 Million Tobacco Survey Research Task Order

ICF Will Continue to Conduct a National Survey to Examine Youth Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Tobacco Use
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:10

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Budget 2018 is the best way to break the smoking habit

The government must use the golden opportunity of the upcoming Budget 2018 announcement this week to address smoking addiction among Malaysians and the sale of cigarettes in the country. The issue can no longer be tolerated, as it will affect the health
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:58

A Community-Based “Street Team” Tobacco Cessation Intervention by and for Youth and Young Adults

This Street Team approach for youth and young adults is promising as an effective approach to the promotion of tobacco cessation among users and engagement and empowerment in tobacco control efforts among non-users.
Journal of Community Health
added Oct 31, 2017 01:31
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