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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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[UK] Tobacco – Australia data provides ammunition for plain packaging elsewhere

Alert: Significant drop in smoking rates there likely to be used by UK government as evidence that plain packaging “works”
Citi Research
added Jul 23, 2014 15:47
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[New York] When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage

Teicher featured nine of the photographs from “Upstate Girls” in a post initially titled “Life Below the Poverty Line, Troy, N.Y.”...The comments were harsh. Many expressed outrage that Kayla would smoke while holding her baby. (This photograph, singled
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2014 15:40
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[Iraq] RAQQA JOURNAL In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice

The religious police have banned public smoking of cigarettes and water pipes – a move that has dampened the city’s social life, forcing cafes to close.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 15:37
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[Virginia] Tobacco exhibit expands

The Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex in Chatham has expanded its tobacco exhibit that it began offering for visitors last year. The free, ongoing exhibit lines the hall and alcoves in the complex at 19783 U.S. 29 and includes memorabilia from the former
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jul 23, 2014 15:33
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[Florida] $23.6 Billion Lawsuit Winner to Big Tobacco: “Are You Awake Now?”

The widow who won a $23.6 billion lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds talks to TIME about the suit and what she hopes the victory will accomplish... “Are you awake now? Do you hear what the jury is saying? You have to stop,” Cynthia Robinson wants to tell the
TIME Magazine
added Jul 23, 2014 15:30
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Vermont police department issues first car-smoking ticket

A Vermont police department says it has issued its first ticket to a driver who was smoking with a child in his car. St. Johnsbury Police say a civil ticket that included a $162 fine was issued last week to 32-year-old Daniel Berube after his car was sto
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2014 15:27
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Vermont issues 1st ticket after new law that bans smoking in a car carrying kids

A St. Johnsbury police officer issued the ticket on July 19 to 32-year-old Daniel Berube. The Caledonia Record reports that the man was smoking a cigarette with a toddler in the back of the car.
WNYT NBC-13 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:26
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[Australia, UK] Tobacco and fossil fuels lose out as investors opt for more ethical industries

Managed funds held in ethical and sustainable investments grew by 51% in the past 12 months to more than $25bn, research shows. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia says the number of investors demanding to see their money invested respons
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 23, 2014 15:25
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[California] Palos Verdes Estates woman testifies in negligence suit against tobacco company

“When he was gone, I felt like half of me was gone,” 69-year-old Tajie Major said of former Navy Capt. William “Earl” Major, who smoked for decades....Her lawsuit, being tried before jurors in a Los Angeles courtroom, alleges Lorillard put sales over safe
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 23, 2014 15:20
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