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Philip Morris International and Scuderia Ferrari Partner Together to Advance the Vision of a World Free of Tobacco Smoke

the partnership will be exclusively focused on advancing the cause of a smoke-free world – a world in which all people who would otherwise continue smoking switch from the most harmful form of nicotine consumption – cigarettes – to scientifically substant
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 20, 2018 21:02
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Glenda Jackson on Quitting Parliament, Playing Lear and Returning to Broadway

Her face remains the face she was born with, scored with the lines you would expect a lifelong smoker to accumulate...it had been cold, which had forced her to cut down on smoking. (“I’m well below 10 a day. I don’t know how good or bad that is.”)
New York Times
added Feb 20, 2018 20:59
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[New York] Little Italy Is Very Little, and Not Very Italian

On Saturday morning, the old heart of the neighborhood took another hit when a fire broke out at Angelo’s of Mulberry St., said to be the oldest Italian restaurant in the area. Damage from the blaze — caused by “accidental, careless discard of smoking ma
New York Times
added Feb 20, 2018 20:56
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Are 'Vaccine Skeptics' Responsible for Flu Deaths?

Morse suggested that perhaps there is much that the public health community might learn from the approach of anti-tobacco organizations, such as the Truth Initiative, when talking about the dangers of not getting vaccinated: "We act as if the value of a
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2018 20:54
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[California] Trial Date Set in Tony Gwynn Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Smokeless Tobacco Company

A Sept. 20, 2019 trial date has been set in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn against the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, according to media reports. Gwynn’s widow, son and daughter filed their case agains
Times of San Diego
added Feb 20, 2018 20:39
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[UK] E-cig shocker as Lanarkshire watchdogs nab third of shops selling to under-18s

North Lanarkshire Council says a test purchase operation on nicotine vapour products caught 36 per cent of traders selling illegally to underage customers. The Trading Standards team carried out 14 visits to a range of independent and national stores, w
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:37
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[Africa] Tax increases a threat to our business in Kenya, says BAT

“We would encourage the government to have a much more stable tax environment so that their revenues can be more predictable and we can have a more predictable operating environment,” BAT Kenya managing director Beverly Spencer-Obatoyinbo said at a media
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:37
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore Budget 2018: Tax hike kicks in for all tobacco products

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that firms will have to pay more in taxes to sell tobacco in Singapore, in a push to discourage people from smoking. A 10 per cent increase in excise duty for all tobacco products is the latest in a slew of init
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:35
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[UK] Holy smoke: Cigarette suspected as Bethnal Green church fire cause

They suspect the “unsafe disposal of smoking materials” like a match or cigarette caused the fire. Following the incident, LFB has issued safety advice for smokers reminding them to install smoke alarms in regularly-used rooms, including hallways, never
East London Advertiser (uk)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:31
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[UK] How a Mediterranean lunch could prevent a stroke and save your life

strokes will claim 187,000 lives a year by 2035...Stopping, no matter how old you are or how long you’ve smoked, will reduce your risk of stroke. Call the NHS Smokefree helpline on 0800 022 4332 for help with quitting.
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 20, 2018 20:29
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