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[Minnesota] Letter: In the pocket of Big Tobacco

Why did Reps. Dave Baker and Tim Miller and Sen. Andrew Lang vote in favor of the big tobacco companies and against the health of our children? These three Republicans each voted at least twice to follow the wishes of Big Tobacco to freeze the tobacco t
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[North Carolina] Comparison of sampling strategies for tobacco retailer inspections to maximize coverage in vulnerable areas and minimize cost

The authors present a model tobacco retailer sampling strategy for promoting compliance and reducing costs that could be used by U.S. states and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The design is feasible to implement in North Carolina. Use of the sam
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Illinois] Vernon Hills may be next to raise age to buy tobacco to 21

The village board has directed an ordinance be drafted for official action to reflect that change and update the definition of tobacco products to include e-cigarettes. Raising the age to possess tobacco products was considered during a discussion Tue
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Colorado] Aspen to Prohibit Tobacco Sales to Anyone Under 21

Aspen, one of the more environmentally friendly cities in Colorado, has now made a change that affects people under 21 in regards to tobacco. With doing so, they’ve become the first city in the state to do so. If you were born in 1998, you may not agr
KREX | WesternSlopeNow.com (Grand Junction, CO)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Africa, Nigeria] NGO wants strict monitoring of ban on sale of cigarettes to under-aged

The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has urged the Federal Government to ensure strict monitoring of the ban on the sale of cigarettes to persons under 18 years.
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[Asia, India] Easy access to cigarettes makes more boys pick up smoking

MADURAI: Although selling cigarette to those less than 18 years is prohibited, easy availability of cigarettes lures many school boys to try it. Police and other enforcement agencies conduct regular checks to prohibit the storage and sale of tobacco item
Times of India
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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Reduced thalamus volume may reflect nicotine severity in young male smokers

Nicotine dependence severity and cumulative effect was assessed with Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND) .... Relative to nonsmokers, the young smokers showed reduced volume of bilateral thalamus. In addition, the left thalamus volume was corr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[Ohio] Powell bans tobacco sales to those under 21 and medical marijuana businesses

Both issues were decided by 7-0 votes Tuesday night by Powell City Council after several months of analysis and discussion. Columbus and Upper Arlington smoking bans for those under 21 were passed two years ago and have been followed by those in Bexley
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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Tobacco 21 Bill Voted Through New Jersey Legislature

The New Jersey Senate has already voted through companion bill #S359, so the future of this addiction preventing and lifesaving effort is now in Governor Christie's hands. If signed, this policy will give millions of young people who live in New Jersey m
PR Newswire
added Jun 24, 2017 15:24
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[New Jersey] Gov. Christie Should Sign Tobacco Prevention Measures That Will Protect Kids and Save Lives

The Legislature has passed two bills that will help New Jersey combat tobacco use. One bill would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21; the second measure provides $7 million to the state’s tobacco prevention and cessation p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:17
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