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Five things we learned at the Cigar Awards Dinner

Arnold Schwarzenegger thinks cigar smoking is the solution to America's political division Arnold might have missed the memo about the event's black tie dress code, but he certainly didn't miss the opportunity for a little political grandstanding. As Gov
GQ Magazine
added Nov 20, 2014 12:57
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[Minnesota] Bloomington cracks down on e-cigs and cheap cigars

Bloomington is the latest Minnesota city to get tough on e-cigarettes. The City Council passed a new ordinance 7-0 on Monday night that bans e-cigarette use in most public places and bans sampling in stores where e-cigarettes are sold.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 20, 2014 12:55
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[Montana] REYNOLDS: E-cigarettes: More harm than good?

But there’s no proof that e-cigarettes are the answer. Because they contain nicotine, a highly toxic and addictive substance, they may even serve as a gateway to the use of other tobacco products. Most health experts recommend using methods that have be
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Nov 20, 2014 12:51
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[Canada] Gélinas: Close loopholes in sale of flavoured tobacco

NDP health and long-term care critic France Gélinas is re-introducing a bill to ban the sale of all flavoured tobacco products including menthol. Gélinas’ bill will close loopholes New Democrats identified years ago that the government has not yet addre
Northern Life (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:47
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[Canada] NDP health critic introduces bill to ban all flavoured tobacco products

New Democrat health critic France Gélinas has re-introduced a private member’s bill seeking a ban on all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario. Her first bill in 2008 sought a ban on flavoured cigarillos. It passed, but tobacco companies simply added mor
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:46
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[Canada] Youth urged Ontario to ban flavoured tobacco

Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:45
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LETTER: A Molecular Basis for Nicotine as a Gateway Drug

Whether tobacco use is causal of, or only associated with, future drug use remains a central question. Kandel and Kandel present compelling molecular evidence in mice, but experiments involving humans are necessary to address the social confounders of tob
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:12
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Massachusetts Town Votes to End Bid for Tobacco Ban

at its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon, the board voted 2 to 1 to rescind the proposal, saying it had already heard the town’s objections loud and clear. “The town is not in favor of the proposal, and therefore I am not in favor of the proposal,” Ed
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2014 12:06
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Where There's No Smoke, There's the Word of the Year

The use of “vape,” which refers to the act of smoking an electronic cigarette or the cigarette itself, has more than doubled in the past year and increased by 30-fold since 2012, as the e-cigarette, invented in 2003, has gone mainstream, Oxford’s editors
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 20, 2014 12:04
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[Belgium] E-cigarettes significantly reduce tobacco cravings

By the end of the 8-month study, 21% of study participants had stopped smoking tobacco altogether and an additional 23% cut the number of tobacco cigarettes they smoked per day by half.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:02
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