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BRIEF-Scandinavian TobaccoGroup: Swedish Match Cigars sells 9 million shares in STG

* Swedish Match Cigars Holding in connection with accelerated book building offering disposed of 9 million shares of nominally 1 Danish crown each * Following settlement Swedish Match Cigars Holding will hold about 9.07 pct of total share capital Source
Reuters
added Jan 19, 2017 23:19
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Vector Announces Commencement of Notes Offering of $850 Million of Senior Secured Notes Due 2025

Business Wire
added Jan 19, 2017 23:19
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[New Zealand] Free Stop Smoking Service helping Smokers to Quit

A free Stop smoking service set up to help Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Porirua and Wairarapa Communities whanau to quit smoking is up and running. Tākiri Mai te Ata is a collective of seven health, education, justice and social service providers, i
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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Facing Surgery? Quit Smoking Now For A Safer Procedure

Cigarette smokers facing surgery should quit smoking as soon as possible, according to a new statement released jointly by the Societies for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Nursing. The statement urges surgeons and their professional staff to make sure tha
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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Second Generation Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Vape Pen Exposure Generalizes as a Smoking Cue [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study shows that passive exposure to a second generation ENDS vape pen cue evoked smoking urge, desire, and behavior across a range of daily and non-daily young adult smokers. Smoking urge and desire increases after vape pen exposure were similar to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 19, 2017 20:13
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Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United States, 2014–2016

The findings indicate that youths’ self-reported exposure to the campaign was associated with a reduction in smoking initiation from 2014 to 2016. Sustained campaigns such as The Real Cost can speed progress toward a tobacco-free future.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2017 20:06
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[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52
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[Kentucky] VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes, hookahs next to be banned?

Saying that e-cigarettes and hookahs present a threat to non-users and air quality, Louisville’s health department is recommending that the Metro Council ban their use indoors....The 77-page report, obtained by the Courier-Journal through an open records
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 18:43
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives. By encouraging a better understanding of how public health
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:35
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