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[California] Sonoma County cities improve scores on American Lung Association’s tobacco report card

Santa Rosa, Cotati and Sonoma took significant steps in 2015 to combat tobacco use among their residents, earning high marks in individual categories in the American Lung Association’s latest survey of communities statewide. Santa Rosa and Cotati scored
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Feb 5, 2016 06:44
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AUDIO: Smokers In Italy Face Steep New Fines

Laws take effect this week aimed at curbing Italy's love of smoking. Smokers who flick butts on the street, risk a $300 fine. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Salvatore Barberi a tour guide in Rome.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:21
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Regulations Threaten E-Cigarette Industry in Boca

The regulation would be so costly that it would likely kill 90% of the companies that produce vapes, e-cigarettes and mods. This would leave the major players of the tobacco industry left standing, as well as possibly a few larger vape distributors.
Boca Raton (FL) News
added Feb 4, 2016 20:16
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commits $4 Million to Advance Health Equity

Funding from the Center for Prevention will help address health disparities associated with tobacco use and support the inclusion of health perspectives in decisions made within other sectors.
PR Newswire
added Feb 4, 2016 19:47
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five facts about smoking and cancer on #worldcancerday

1. It’s not just lung cancer. The Surgeon General’s Office has linked more than 12 types of cancer to smoking, including cancer of the stomach, bladder, kidneys, and liver. ... 5. The fight to #FinishIt is not over. Every day more than 3,200 children smo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:16
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ALA Gives White House Low Marks for Full Tobacco Control / Long wait to give FDA authority over all tobacco products called 'frustrating'

Obama administration has received an "incomplete" grade from the American Lung Association (ALA) for being too slow to grant the FDA regulatory authority over e-cigarettes and other noncigarette tobacco products. "As of January 31, 2016, the Obama Adminis
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 18:08
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[California] How did San Bernardino, Los Angeles counties fare in this year’s tobacco and smoking report?

gave a grade of C and two Ds to cities in San Bernardino County. The rest of the group of 24 got Fs. In neighboring Los Angeles County, six cities got As, including one — Manhattan Beach — that raised last year’s D to an A.
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Feb 4, 2016 18:05
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California gets B grade for tobacco-free air, F for too-low cigarette taxes

California is doing worse than other states when it comes to discouraging tobacco use, according to the 14th annual American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2016 report.
Los Angeles Daily News
added Feb 4, 2016 18:01
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[Asia, Pakistan] SC DIRECTS IMPLEMENTATION OF RESTRICTION ON TOBACCO

directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination to implement the relevant provisions of the tobacco control law as it had full power to do so. It may be recalled that a tobacco manufacturing company M/s Phillip Morris Pakista
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 4, 2016 17:44
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[UK] VIDEO: Maggie's Story

Maggie now has to wear an obturator - a piece of plastic which keeps her face in shape and allows her to eat and speak. Maggie is speaking out in support of Fresh's Quit 16 campaign and hopes her story will inspire other smokers to quit and reduce their r
You Tube
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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