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[Hawaii] New No Smoking Law

A new county law went into effect July 1st, making it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a passenger under the age of 18 on board. Police will be stationed at school zones during pick-up and drop-off times over the next two weeks, making sure people
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:32
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Department of Public Health awards $6 million to Massachusetts communities for tobacco control and prevention

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is awarding more than $6 million over the next four years to prevent nicotine use and improve public health. The funding will strengthen capacity in 182 cities and towns to enact and enforce policies, s
Somerville (MA) Times
added Aug 8, 2018 13:19
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[Massachusetts] Grant to aid anti-smoking efforts in Malden, surrounding communities

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is awarding a $60,000 grant to support tobacco control and prevention initiatives in Malden, Medford, Melrose, Wakefield and Winchester. This award is administered by the Melrose Board of Health and Regional
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:18
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[New York] Raise the Age? By 2019, you may need to be 21 to buy tobacco in Essex County

The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday in regard to raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. The board will choose whether to adopt the resolution at its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. The hearing falls in
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:13
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AMA Strengthens Electronic Cigarette Policy to Further Protect Youth

adopted policy at its Annual Meeting this week to further strengthen its support of regulatory oversight of electronic cigarettes. The new policy urges the federal government to take action to ensure consumers are aware of the ingredients and nicotine con
American Medical Association (AMA)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:00
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E-cigarettes fall short as a harm-reduction tool

At the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting, several policies were adopted to improve the regulation of tobacco products, specifically the safety of electronic cigarettes. An AMA Council on Science and Public Health report focused specifically on the evidence examin
AMA Wire
added Aug 8, 2018 12:58
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AMA calls for greater electronic cigarette regulation

AMA is urging the federal government to move quickly to regulate e-cigarettes and require manufacturers to list the ingredients and nicotine content clearly on product labels, as well as a warning of the addictive quality of nicotine. In addition, the ass
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:55
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Vape King Juul Wants Everyone to Chill Out

“We acknowledge kids are using the products,” she said. “We’re committed to stopping it.” Juul says its signature brushed-aluminum, thumb-drive-shaped vape is intended to help adult smokers switch to a healthier alternative, and there’s reason to believ
Bloomberg News
added Aug 8, 2018 01:42
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Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Sales of New, Juul-Like E-Cigarettes Illegally Introduced Without Agency Review

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the [FDA] to stop the sale of new electronic cigarette products that have been illegally introduced in recent months without the agency’s prior review and authorization. These include numero
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 7, 2018 21:37
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Breast-Feeding Suffers in Homes With Smokers: Study

New mothers who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home stop breast-feeding sooner than those in smoke-free households, researchers report. "Just being in a smoking household -- whether it was the husband, mother or member of the extended family -- reduc
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 7, 2018 20:32
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