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[Virginia] VIDEO: Public housing residents reacting to no smoking rule

HUD gave local agencies 18 months to get onboard, but the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is facing resistance. One woman said, "They need to stop treating us like animals." Other residents said CRHA should be worried about fixing t
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Jun 27, 2017 22:37
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[Asia-pacific] Top 5 Selling Japanese Cigarette Brands

One of the oldest cigarettes still being produced in Japan is the Golden Bat. They started being produced in 1906 and it is still a popular vintage cigarette without a filter. It is a rather cheap cigarette and not made of high-quality tobacco, so the ta
Insider Monkey
added Jun 27, 2017 15:02
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[Asia-pacific] Smokers make up less than 20% of Japan’s population for first time, survey finds

In the government survey of people aged 20 or older in 2016, 19.8 percent of respondents said they smoke, down 1.8 percentage points from 2013, with the downward trend observed in most age groups for both genders. The percentage of people who said they
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:49
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[UK-Wales] Tairgwaith school joins Smoke-free School Gates campaign

Pupils at Tairgwaith Primary have urged smokers to help make the county borough’s school gates a healthier place at the launch of the Smoke-free School Gates campaign for Neath Port Talbot. Smoke-free School Gates is a Public Health Wales-led campaign i
South Wales Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:49
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[UK] Smoking banned in children's play areas in Hinckley

Signs are going up at all 10 Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council-run play areas, asking people not to smoke. They will be supplied on request to any parish or town councils in the borough who wish to make their playgrounds smoke free.
Hinckley Times (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:48
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UK heart disease deaths fall by over 20% since indoor smoking ban

Deaths from heart disease and strokes caused by smoking have fallen dramatically since lighting up in pubs, restaurants and other enclosed public places in England was banned 10 years ago. New figures have shown that the number of smokers aged 35 and ov
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:47
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[Arkansas] Van Buren City Council ban tobacco use in parks

during its regular meeting Monday approved an ordinance prohibiting the smoking or use of any tobacco products, including all smokeless tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or vapor products in any city park. The city will post signs in conspicuous places in
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Jun 27, 2017 14:45
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[UK] Smoking rate at "all-time low" across North Yorkshire

And North Yorkshire County Council says the Health Act, which enforced the ban, has helped to cut smoking rates to an all-time low across the region, with only 13% of people smoking in North Yorkshire. They say it's also "set the scene" for further smok
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:45
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[Minnesota] To vape or not to vape

A proposed crackdown of vaping from electronic cigarettes drew widely different views at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting. The council is considering whether to enact a local clean indoor air policy that would ban the use of e-cigarettes, e-ciga
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Jun 27, 2017 14:44
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VIDEO: MISSISSIPPI TOBACCO FREE COALITION TAKING ACTION AGAINST SMOKING ORDINANCE IN COLUMBUS

It’s a message from the The Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition calling for a change in the city’s smoking policy. The current ordinance allows people to smoke indoors at select locations. However, the coalition wants the ordinance to be upgraded to mak
WCBI (Columbus, MS)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:43
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