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NYC Raises Smoking Age To 21
2013-10-31 13:05:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York City Council has raised the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Adults must now be of legal drinking age before they can buy cigarettes, electronic cigarettes or any tobacco products. New York City is the largest city to increase the smoking age from 18 to 21. In an additional measure, the city also increased the minimum cost of a pack of cigarettes to $10.50 and banned the discounting of tobacco products. This is the...

2013-10-18 11:57:39

Researchers find both effectively reduce tobacco consumption among low-income smokers Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say high-priced cigarettes and smoke-free homes effectively reduce smoking behaviors among low-income individuals – a demographic in which tobacco use has remained comparatively high. Writing in the October 17, 2013 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, principal investigator John P. Pierce, PhD, professor and...

2013-10-09 23:27:26

Celerity’s data analysis expertise aids Washington State in proving it was diligent in enforcing a key provision of the agreement. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Celerity Consulting Group (“Celerity”) has played a key role in helping the Washington State Attorney General’s office win a major arbitration decision (JAMS Ref. No 1100053390 "2003 NPM Adjustment Proceedings") in its continuing efforts to enforce the 25-year Master Tobacco Settlement Agreement...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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