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[UK] Smoking may be banned in new council homes, says health expert

Smoking could be banned in some new council homes in a bid to protect the health of children, a UK public health expert has said. Under the proposals, tenants would be asked to sign an agreement not to light up inside their home. President of the Faculty
BBC Online
added May 8, 2017 20:19
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[Asia, China, Singapore] MASTERS: Quitting smoking starts with personal responsibility

In my opinion, a self-conscious decision to quit smoking, not coercion, is the only sustainable way of dealing with China's worsening smoking epidemic. Dissemination of knowledge, a public smoking ban, prohibiting minors from purchasing tobacco: these ar
Global Times (cn)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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[New York] Bella Hadid, Rami Malek, Dakota Johnson and more stars broke NYC law by smoking in Met Gala bathroom

The city's smoking ban was introduced in 2003 by former mayor Michael Bloomberg — who was in attendance at the gala...It is also illegal for anyone under 21 to purchase cigarettes in New York — meaning some of these stars are also underage, like Paris Jac
New York Daily News
added May 8, 2017 19:13
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[Rhode Island] New Data Link Policies that Restrict Tobacco Sales to Lower Rates of Youth Tobacco Use in Providence

Fewer teenagers report using e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products in Providence than in other cities following Providence's 2013 implementation of strict policies that restrict tobacco sales, according to new data released today by the Rhode Island
State of Rhode Island (RI.gov)
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[Canada] New anti-smoking campaign targets Quebecers as young as 11

The Quebec Student Sport Network has teamed up with the province’s department of health and social services to launch a new campaign to prevent tobacco use among youth between the ages of 11 and 14-years-old. The goal of the campaign is to educate young
Canadian Press
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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Trends in characteristics and multi-product use among adolescents who use electronic cigarettes, United States 2011-2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adolescent past month e-cigarette use is associated with past month use of other tobacco but not with cigarette quit attempts or quit contemplation among cigarette users. Over five years, the average characteristics of U.S. adolescents who use e-cigarette
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 8, 2017 15:50
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what 2017’s first congressional appropriations deal means for tobacco control

provides money for critical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state programs and ensures that the Tips From Former Smokers™ campaign will continue. The bill also excludes policy riders intended to erode the Food and Drug Administration’s authorit
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 8, 2017 14:18
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[New York] How to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

most important actions is an inaction: not smoking...every day on the streets of New York I still see young women and teenage girls smoking...a third higher risk of developing invasive breast cancer, and girls who started smoking before age 15 were nearly
New York Times
added May 8, 2017 13:45
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[Colorado] Smoke-free messaging appears on downtown businesses

Students from Sterling's local tobacco coalition Stop Tobacco and Nicotine Dependence (STAND) spent Friday afternoon chalking the windows in downtown Sterling. They participated last year for the 10th Anniversary of the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act (CCIA
Sterling (CO) Journal-Advocate
added May 7, 2017 20:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 2015 tobacco survey shows cigarette use rising among students aged 13 to 15

Despite a decline in the number of Filipino adult smokers, there has been an increase in the ranks of teen smokers between the ages of 13 and 15 in the past four years. The data was based on the 2015 Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) released last week
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 7, 2017 19:59
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