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Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Could Go To Public Vote in Columbia, Mo.

Dec 20, 14 Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Could Go To Public Vote in Columbia, Mo.

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While the Columbia City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21 and treat electronic cigarettes the same as tobacco as far as purchase and usage, that doesn’t mean the issue is completely settled. A group of citizens has organized a petition campaign to have all three ordinances...

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Teen contraband cigarette use linked to other drugs

Dec 19, 14 Teen contraband cigarette use linked to other drugs

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Reuters Health – Compared to those who don’t smoke illicit tobacco, kids who do are more likely to try other illegal drugs like cocaine, heroin and amphetamines, according to a recent Canadian study. See the full story at Reuters: Health...

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Tobacco taboo: Why Americans still can’t buy Cuban cigars | CTV News

Dec 19, 14 Tobacco taboo: Why Americans still can’t buy Cuban cigars | CTV News

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New study: e-cigs help smokers quit or cut down

Dec 18, 14 New study: e-cigs help smokers quit or cut down

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A new study released online on Dec. 17, 2014 by Cochrane, an international independent think tank, concluded that using an e-cigarette containing nicotine increased the chances of stopping smoking long-term compared to a study using an e-cigarette without nicotine. The two studies, one using nicotine enhanced and the other...

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Petitioners fight to repeal new tobacco ordinances – Columbia Missourian

Dec 18, 14 Petitioners fight to repeal new tobacco ordinances – Columbia Missourian

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Petitioners fight to repeal new tobacco ordinancesColumbia MissourianKeep Columbia Free and other local organizations are collecting signatures for petitions that would either repeal or prompt a referendum vote for each of the three ordinances: raising the purchasing age of tobacco products from 18 to 21, raising the … See...

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Cuban tobacco among goods OK to import – azcentral.com

Dec 18, 14 Cuban tobacco among goods OK to import – azcentral.com

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azcentral.com Cuban tobacco among goods OK to importazcentral.comCigar-loving travelers won’t have to hide their Cubans in their luggage anymore. Tobacco products from Cuba are among the goods allowed under new trade normalization rules that President Obama announced Wednesday. The eased restrictions mean that …The Ban...

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