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Anti-smoking advocates are calling for a government ban on flavoured tobacco products in response to a study that finds nearly two-thirds of Alberta’s teen smokers use the products. “We simply cannot stand by and allow thousands of adolescents to fall pr
New survey results indicating large numbers of Alberta teenagers are hooked on flavoured tobacco products is evidence enough that the province should immediately ban the items, medical professionals and advocates said Tuesday.
The board chose to include smoking bans on public playgrounds, beaches, athletic fields, in nursing homes, at bus stops and outdoor patios at restaurants. Members were undecided about bans on smoking in private clubs, hotels, motels and bed and breakfast
“Lawmakers pack in tax,” I must commend Sen. Carla Nelson for being part of a bipartisan team putting the health of our kids ahead of the no-new-taxes ideology. Raising the price of all tobacco products is a proven strategy (by research done right here
Some Minnesota legislators want to raise the tax on “little cigars,” saying the products cost less than cigarettes, and they can be flavored as a way to attract children.
Widespread attention continues to be focused on the FDA’s announced plan to regulate additional tobacco products, possibly including cigars. With state legislatures beginning their 2013 sessions, many are signaling how they are planning to take matters i
Sens. Kari Dziedzic, DFL-Minneapolis, and Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, introduced bills to close what they say is a loophole in state laws that allows these tobacco products to be sold at lower prices, and to be flavored, making them appeal to younger smok
Dr. Barry Hummel warns filtered “cigar cigarettes” — most of them fruit flavored — are a rapidly increasing problem among local teenagers. In fact, he said, they are being used to introduce young people to smoking. Hummel represented the Tobacco Preve
Statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and American Public Health Association