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[Indiana] Smoke shop behind Niles pot proposal

Niles officials have refused to disclose the name of the party that wants to buy the former post office for use as a medical marijuana dispensary. But documents show the proposed buyer is with the tobacco industry, raising questions about the industry’s
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added May 28, 2017 15:17
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Why burning trendy scented candles in your home is dangerous for your health by filling the air with dust and fungus that can get inside your lungs

Researchers were analyzed how much cigarette smoke polluted the home... Marijuana smoking contributed to in-home air pollution about as much as tobacco smoking - the first time such a finding has been reported.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 28, 2017 14:50
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[Colorado] WOLK: Don't vape; more research is needed

But people are not holding off. Widespread marketing to young people -- and the unproven notion that e-cigarettes are not harmful -- has led to increasing sales. More young people are now vaping than smoking.
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added May 28, 2017 14:47
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[West Virginia] ‘Joe Too Cool to Smoke’

“Joe Too Cool to Smoke” Snoopy marks its 10th birthday with Ohio County health officer Dr. William Mercer, who uses the character as an anti-smoking educational tool.
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 28, 2017 14:07
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[West Virginia] Reaction still mixed for smoking ban

Legislation to ban public smoking in Berkeley County’s restaurants and bars — now three years old...while health officials see the smoking ban as a significant victory for residents’ health, owners of county restaurants and bars, say the law has cut into
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added May 28, 2017 14:06
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The average number of cigarettes smoked per person, per year, mapped

China is the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes, adults there smoke a huge 4124 each a year (11-12 a day), according to data from the World Health Organisation. In a close second is Belarus (3831 cigarettes smoked per adult, per year), then Lebanon
Indy 100 (The Independent) (uk)
added May 28, 2017 00:22
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BALASEGARAM: This nasty habit is killing Malaysian men

On TV, actors smoked on screen, and images of cigarette brands even infiltrated sports broadcasts, as major sponsors. As a young journalist at The Star in the early 1990s, I remember our own smoky newsroom. One night, when working late, I looked up to se
Menara Star (my)
added May 27, 2017 23:34
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Cigarette Smoking Cessation Intervention for Buprenorphine Treatment Patients

Patients receiving Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) for opioid use disorder have high cigarette smoking rates....This study demonstrates that an intervention combining motivational interviewing with an extended treatment protocol can increase cigarette
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Public consultations on ‘electronic cigarettes’

CONSULTATIONS on the impact of electronic cigarettes now underway, May 26 at the Ayala, Centrio Mall. Another consultation is set on June 1 in Carmen village, Cagayan de Oro City. The committee on health, sanitation, and health insurance initiates the pub
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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[UK] World No Tobacco Day is Wednesday 31st May

“Tobacco – a threat to development”, a threat the UK government has acknowledged by providing £15 million over the next five years to help poorer countries implement the comprehensive tobacco control policies set out in the international tobacco treaty, t
ASH London (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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