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[Cyprus, Greece] Greek customs seize large quantities of contraband tobacco in Jan, Feb

European anti-fraud agents netted 54 million contraband cigarettes in Greece in cooperation with Greek and Cypriot customs agents in December and January, according to a statement by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).
Kathimerini (gr)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:13
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Cancer society salutes new smoking law

saluting Guam lawmakers for the recently passed Bill 143, which seeks to strengthen the anti-smoking Natasha Protection Act... The bill lapsed into law without the signature of Gov. Eddie Calvo, according to the governor’s spokeswoman. While the governor
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:13
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Smoking linked to chronic damage in patients with SLE

Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus with previous or current smoking status were likely to have more accumulated damage compared with patients who never smoked or were never exposed to secondhand smoke, according to the results of a study.
Healio.com
added Feb 9, 2016 07:12
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[UK] Kyle Sandilands once again feasts on fried eggs, white bread and a milky latte before smoking a cigarette... six months after vowing to change his unhealthy lifestyle

He's the radio shock jock who vowed to lose weight after declaring himself 'a mess' last year... Shielding his gaze behind dark sunglasses, Kyle decided to follow up his meal with a smoke - having previously downplayed the health risks of smoking. Puffin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:10
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Pilot study: Surgeons work to help patients quit smoking before surgery

A recent pilot study of vascular surgery patients found that patients facing surgery were more likely to quit smoking when their physician offered the right kind of assistance.
PR Newswire
added Feb 9, 2016 07:10
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AUDIO: 'Very Similar, If Not Identical': U.S. Govt's Lead Prosecutor in Big Tobacco Case on the Emerging Case Against ExxonMobil: 'BradCast' 11/12/2015

"The [tobacco] industry sent out its talking heads to say how ridiculous it was when we first filed the suit, that we would file it under RICO," she tells me, after detailing exactly what a RICO case is. "It's an effective way to deal with this type of
The Brad Blog (Brad Friedman blog)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:10
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[Central America, Latin America] The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 00:54
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Turkey envisions smoke-free parks and gardens with new bans

The Health Ministry plans to step up its fight against smoking with new measures addressing the decreasing population of smokers in Turkey. Smoking will be banned in public parks and gardens and other public places, but specific areas will be designated
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 8, 2016 23:25
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[New Mexico] SANTA FE: ORDER GRANTING STAY OF PROCEEDINGS PENDING A RULING BY THE JUDICIAL PANEL ON MULTIDISTRICT LITIGATION, FEB

All proceedings in this action are hereby stayed pending resolution of the Motion for Transfer of Actions to the District of New Mexico for Consolidation of All Pretrial Proceedings
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 8, 2016 22:47
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6184 ORDER #62-Remand Re: Corrective Statements

ORDERED, that the Parties shall determine what minor changes are needed to implement the Consent Order; and it is further ORDERED, that the Parties shall file their proposed changes no later than April 1, 2016.
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 8, 2016 21:36
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