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[Korea - South] E-cigarette packs will also carry pictorial warnings from December

Graphic warnings on cigarette packs will be replaced with more alarming ones with specific risk figures in December, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn (HNB) products such as “IQOS,” “glo” and “lil”
Donga.com (kr)
added May 15, 2018 05:39
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[Texas] No butts about it. Smoking in Fort Worth parks could end in three months

The Fort Worth City Council is expected to expand the city's smoking ban to include city parks at its regular Tuesday night meeting. In December, the council approved banning smoking in bars and bingo parlors. That ban went into effect March 12. In addi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 15, 2018 05:37
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[New York] Albany Co. lawmakers ban sale of tobacco, nicotine at pharmacies

If you’re looking to buy cigarettes in Albany County, don’t head to your local pharmacy or stores that have pharmacies. Albany County legislators in a 26-11 vote Monday approved a ban on selling tobacco and nicotine-based products in pharmacies or stores
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 15, 2018 05:24
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[Minnesota] Plan to raise tobacco-buying age moves forward in Minneapolis

An ordinance that would would ban tobacco sales, including nicotine vaporizer or e-cigarette devices, to those under 21 received a unanimous vote in a Minneapolis City Council committee Monday, after a 2½-hour public hearing in which some defended vaping
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 15, 2018 05:21
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[New York] Sen. Schumer stops by CNY to urge crackdown on e-cig marketing to kids

Schumer stopped by Fayetteville-Manlius High School on Monday to urge the [FDA] to crack down on companies marketing e-cigarettes to teens and children. He zeroed in on one particular brand, Juul, which is a sleek vaporizer that can be bought online and
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added May 15, 2018 05:11
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Altered lung biology of healthy never smokers following acute inhalation of E-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides in vivo human data demonstrating that acute inhalation of EC aerosols dysregulates normal human lung homeostasis in a limited cohort of healthy naïve individuals. These observations have implications to new EC users, nonsmokers expose
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 29, 2018 16:13
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Illinois banned smoking in businesses 10 years ago. Here's what owners and smokers have learned

there’s been a 20.5 percent decrease in hospitalizations for conditions aggravated by secondhand smoke -- like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart attacks -- according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The youth smoking rate
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added May 19, 2018 19:03
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Margot Kidder, Actress Who Found Movie Stardom in ‘Superman,’ Dies at 69

Audiences, though, loved it; “Superman” became the second-highest-grossing movie of the year, trailing only “Grease.” It starred Christopher Reeve in the title role, and he and Ms. Kidder reunited for “Superman II” (1980), “Superman III” (1983) and “Sup
New York Times
added May 19, 2018 02:25
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[Canada] ALBERTA POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING NATIONAL LEADERSHIP ON TOBACCO AND CANNABIS

Bow Valley College and Burman University have both implemented comprehensive policy measures to reduce tobacco use among staff and students and to prepare for cannabis legalization on their campuses. The policies were recognized in new report cards on po
ASH Canada (ca)
added May 16, 2018 21:46
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

The Board of Supervisors already voted for this ban last year. But tobacco companies didn’t like that decision. So they gathered enough signatures to put the decision in the hands of the voters instead. If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect t
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 16, 2018 21:39
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