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Toxic Thirdhand Smoke Still Lingers In A Casino Months After Ban

Thirdhand smoke, or the residue left behind from cigarette smoke, rested on surfaces in casinos for months, even after a smoking ban went into affect in Northern California, a study by scientists at San Diego State University found. Of course, the smokin
StudyFinds.org
added Sep 23, 2018 16:04
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is some evidence that progress is being made towards reducing indigenous commercial tobacco use, including the implementation of indigenous-focused initiatives. However, there are significant gaps and inconsistencies in reporting. Strengthening FCTC
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:13
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:11
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Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) in heated tobacco product IQOS

Although HTP emits lower amounts of TSNA than combustible cigarettes, the amounts are significantly higher than from e-cigarettes. Our findings are consistent with prior reports.3 4 7 One limitation of this study is that one puffing protocol was used for
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:09
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[Florida] Fla. Supreme Court overturns Reynolds legal victory, reinstates $18.5M in damages

In June 2014, a Palm Beach County jury awarded $6 million in compensatory damages and $14 million in punitive damages to plaintiff Gwendolyn Odom. Odom is the daughter of Juanita Thurston, who died of lung cancer in 1993 at age 58. She smoked several ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2018 19:51
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Marlboro to See 10-Cent-Per-Pack Increase

A pack of Marlboros will soon cost 10 cents more and a carton $1 more, effective with shipments on Sept. 23, after Altria and Philip Morris International (PMI) announced price increases that include other cigarette products as well, according to a New Yo
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 22, 2018 16:07
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[New York] Editorial: Hazards of vaping show that nicotine is not kid stuff

The FDA chief is right to crack down...many counties – including Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and New York City – have raised the age to 21. Erie and Niagara counties should follow suit...tobacco products are here to stay. There’s no good reason that young ad
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 22, 2018 16:07
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BAT top executive Durante announces retirement plans for April 1; unidentified successor said to be in place

Durante, 62, is best known for leading BAT through its industry-changing decision to spend $54.5 billion to acquire full ownership of Reynolds American Inc. in 2017. Durante also has been the driving force for BAT’s attempts to push forward with smokele
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2018 15:56
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Your teen is underestimating the health risks of vaping

Teens today are more reluctant to smoke cigarettes than their counterparts nearly three decades ago, according to a study released this summer. But parents should hold their collective sigh of relief. The study, carried out by the Centers for Disease Con
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:55
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[Illinois] Chicago could double taxes on vape-ware, require e-cigs be kept behind counter

A City Council committee will consider a proposal Thursday that would roughly double the tax on e-cigarettes and require the devices and related products be sold from behind store counters. The policy, introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is designed to r
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 22, 2018 15:54
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