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[Canada] Taking science on the road to create a tobacco-free generation

The Lung Association – Ontario, in partnership with Mad Science of Hamilton & Kitchener, a leading science enrichment provider, is bringing a highly interactive demonstration, Be Tobacco Free, to 24 Grade 4 classrooms across Sault Ste. Marie from June 1
SaultOnline.com (ca)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:41
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[Colorado] youth activist uses street art to counter tobacco ads

in Sedona Allen’s predominantly Hispanic and Asian neighborhood in Denver, Colo., tobacco advertisements have a “ubiquitous presence,” she says. After attending a Truth Initiative® tobacco-control training program in 2016, she had an idea for something s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2017 16:08
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Addiction Debate: The diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the United States: reasons and possible implications

It is not clear that the prohibition of adult use has a useful role to play in the regulation of either cannabis or tobacco. If both products remain legal, the goals of regulating tobacco and cannabis products should be to restrict youth access, promote
Addiction
added Jun 9, 2017 15:36
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Mass media interventions for preventing smoking in young people

Implementation of combined school-based components (e.g. school posters) and the use of repetitive media messages delivered by multiple channels (e.g. newspapers, radio, television) appeared to contribute to successful campaigns.
Cochrane Library
added Jun 9, 2017 15:31
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Comparing the cytotoxicity of electronic cigarette fluids, aerosols and solvents

sensitivity of human pulmonary fibroblasts, lung epithelial cells (A549) and human embryonic stem cells to liquids and aerosols was compared...various flavours/brands of e-cigarette refill fluids and their aerosols are cytotoxic and demonstrate the need f
Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2017 03:31
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Back Tobacco Control Programs

It has been just short of 10 years since Pittsfield mandated a tobacco retailer training program. Immediately, the number of illegal sales dropped significantly and stayed down, according to health officials. Recently, the Board of Health was asked to e
iBerkshires.com
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[New York] KOZLOWSKI/HALL: Why the marijuana and tobacco policy camps are on very different paths

In the end, Kozlowski added, “The proper regulation of recreational drug products that have some adverse effects should be to restrict youth access, promote cessation of use in those who desire to quit, promote less-harmful modes of use by providing accu
University of Buffalo
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[UK] 'I'll think you're cool if you smoke!' Parents try and trick their kids into doing DRUGS while teaching them all about the dangers of peer pressure

A new video from Cut.com sees parents attempt to teach their kids about how to deal with pressure from friends to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[Africa] Interview / ‘Tobacco industry frustrating enforcement of appropriate laws in Nigeria’

In this interview with EDU ABADE...They have gone beyond selling tobacco products to our people. They are now conducting espionage on government. Somehow, they get informed memos in government and they have been running campaigns against government decisi
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:29
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[Switzerland] World Health Assembly Concludes with Focus on Means to Achieve Health-Related SDGs

The 70th World Health Assembly reached a close last week...measures include the possibility of tax increases on tobacco and alcoholic or sugary beverages, in order to limit exposure to factors that raise the risk of developing NCDs. The policy options als
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:21
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