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[UK] 'I want cigarettes and a parachute!': Thomson flight from Tunisia diverted to Gatwick after 'drunk woman attacks cabin crew with her prosthetic leg'

Pilots were forced to divert a plane after a drunk passenger threw her prosthetic leg at members of the cabin crew. After her demands for ‘cigarettes and a parachute’ were denied by stewards, the 48-year-old took off the false limb and hurled it at the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:57

Dropped cigarette to blame for head-on crash that injured several Oklahoma children

Authorities say the driver of a car that was heading west on Hwy 3 crossed the double yellow line, smashing into a van, with a mother, another adult and her four children inside. Jimmie Heard is a tow truck driver. He's been working violent crash sce
KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:56

[USA, South Carolina] Drone crashes during attempt to smuggle pot and cigarettes into U.S. maximum security prison

A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a U.S. maximum-security prison never made it inside the razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused of trying to sneak it in.
National Post (ca)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:56
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[Canada] Smoking police charge Wiarton councillor again

Wiarton businessman and town councillor Jim Turner in his TV repair shop in Wiarton Friday. Turner is facing nine charges under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act related to allegations he had a lit cigarette in his shop on three dates in June
Owen Sound (Ont) Sun Times (ca)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:55

Reynolds, Altria Lead Smokers Toward Tobacco's New Era

Despite a rising onslaught of health warnings, Big Tobacco is muscling up with the marriage of two industry giants, the rise of e-cigarettes and increasing pricing power, even in the face of a long-term decline in cigarette sales.
added Aug 1, 2014 19:54

[Turkey] Minister: Hookah smoking to face measures as tough as cigarette smoking

Turkish Minister of Health Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said that the hookah (water pipe), described as hazardous to health as cigarettes, will be subject to regulations as strict as those for cigarette smoking to decrease its consumption.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:52

[Turkey] Limitations on hookah smoking on the way, minister says

Turkey’s government will introduce harsher limitations on the consumption of hookah, widely known as “nargile” in Turkey, Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said, warning that hookah smoking is as dangerous as other tobacco products.
Hurriyet (tr)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:51

[New York] Amherst Town Board to take up stricter tobacco laws

Amherst is considering a series of strategies to discourage tobacco use among youth, including raising the legal age for buying tobacco products to 21, up from 18. Also proposed for Amherst: • Banning tobacco products in stores that have a pharmacy.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Aug 1, 2014 19:48

[Kentucky] Smoke-free advocates visit Bowling Green

A group advocating for a law to mandate smoke-free workplaces and public spaces in Kentucky stopped in Bowling Green on Thursday on its way to this weekend’s annual Fancy Farm Picnic. Smoke-Free Kentucky coalition representatives visited Fountain Square
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Aug 1, 2014 19:30


The Anti Tobacco Network of Botswana (ATNB) has reiterated its commitment to fight illicit tobacco trade in the country. The organisation held a press conference this week to brief the media about tobacco activities and policies. They also enlightened jo
The Voice [The Francistowner] (bw)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:28
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