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[Australia] Jolie spotted smoking after 'fuming row' with hubby Brad Pitt

the couple, who was in Australia for the premiere of the 39-year-old actress' new film 'Unbroken,' looked frustrated with Pitt throwing his arms up and down during the verbal spat on a balcony at the Intercontinental Sydney hotel, reported.
ANI (in)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:38

[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Party Prince Harry spotted smoking hookah pipe onboard yacht in Abu Dhabi

The photograph shows the 30-year-old royal trying the flavoured tobacco on the boat, which was docked in the United Arab Emirates city’s marina for the Mahiki F1 Yacht Party. Harry was pictured dressed casually with seven others as he smoked the hookah -
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking remains health concern despite progress

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout came and went without much ado this year. ..The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37
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[UK] Hong Kong: Lawmakers abandon smoking spot over insults

recent pro-democracy protests in the city have left some politicians with a dilemma: where to smoke in peace? Lawmakers who are considered "pro-establishment" have been forced to abandon their regular smoking spot, just outside the entrance of the Legisla
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2014 15:32
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[Singapore] Shisha ban kicks in on Friday: MOH

The ban on shisha in Singapore will take effect on Friday, 28 November, the Ministry of Health reminded the public on Thursday. “With effect from 28 November 2014, shisha will be banned in Singapore via the publication of the Prohibited Tobacco Products
added Nov 27, 2014 15:24

[Australia] British American Tobacco spokesperson claims smoking among young people going up with plain packaging

British American Tobacco says government statistics show the increase in smokers aged between 12 and 17. Scott McIntyre is a spokesman for British American Tobacco - and he speaks to Marius Benson about the figures.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 27, 2014 13:22
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[Asia] India to raise age for tobacco purchases, ban single sales

Health campaigners Wednesday welcomed India's unprecedented plans to raise the age for tobacco purchases to 25 and ban unpackaged cigarette sales, calling them a major step towards stopping nearly one million tobacco-related deaths a year.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 27, 2014 13:21
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[UK] E-cigarettes ‘don’t lead to tobacco habit’ ($$)

E-cigarettes are used almost entirely by smokers trying to quit, according to figures which show no evidence that the devices act as a “gateway” to tobacco. The first report by the Office for National Statistics on e-cigarettes found that almost two mill
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 27, 2014 13:20

Quitting cigarettes tougher for heavy-drinking smokers, but phone counseling can help

Smokers who drink heavily have a tougher time quitting cigarettes than smokers who drink moderately or not at all. However, a multi-center study led by researchers in Yale Cancer Center and Yale School of Medicine found that modifying tobacco-oriented te
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 27, 2014 13:19

[Asia, China] YASHAN: Anti-smoking campaign requires more than bans

As a passive secondhand smoker, I'm more than happy to hear the news. However, it's always easy to say, hard to do....prohibition shouldn't be the only way to lower smoking rates. The government should still organize more anti-smoking campaigns to raise
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 27, 2014 12:39
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