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[UK] Smokefree Places Fund reopened

A FUND to help to make North Yorkshire's public spaces smoke free has been reopened by the County Council. The Smokefree Places Fund was launched last October by the council as part of its work to promote a smoke-free lifestyle. The authority is an act
York Press (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:23
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[Connecticut] Parks & Recreation Sets Tobacco/Smoke/Vape Policy

Coming this fall are signs noticing a Tobacco/Smoke, and Vape-Free Parks Policy at town parks, adopted in the summer, and a policy now in place through the Newtown Parks & Recreation Department. Department staff worked with the Western CT Alliance for T
Newtown (CT) Bee
added Sep 17, 2018 11:18
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[UK] EM technology sector cut down to size as BATs reclassified ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 10:27
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[New York] Catholic Charities takes on e-cigarettes

Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties is taking on new health issues these days on the e-cigarette front, as adult cigarette smoking remains well above the state average in both counties. The city-based agency is in the last year of a $1.3
Gloversville (NY) Leader-Herald
added Sep 19, 2018 20:21
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Get flavored e-cigarettes hooking teens off the shelf

Washington state officials can help by raising the age to 21 to buy these products — along with tobacco — or consider banning e-cigarettes outright as San Francisco has done. Even though state and federal laws already ban vaping-product sales to anyone
Seattle (WA) Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:19
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Will Altria Sell Marijuana and Forget About E-Cigarettes?

investors should realize that neither the cannabis nor e-cig headlines will have much of an impact on Altria's growth. Instead, they should focus on the FDA's proposals for lower-nicotine cigarettes -- which could deal serious damage to its core business.
Motley Fool
added Sep 19, 2018 18:40
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Dangers of second-hand smoke ($$)

Dr Madeleine Chew, a general practitioner at MW Medical, told The Sunday Times that second-hand smoke can be dangerous for infants. It can trigger a host of diseases and harmful conditions including asthma attacks, ear infections, bronchitis, pneumonia,
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 17, 2018 19:35
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[New York] Vaping And Teens: Should FDA Beef Up Regulations? [POLL]

In New York, nine establishments received warnings or a monetary penalty from the FDA since April for selling e-cigarettes to minors. They are as follows: Rab Vapes, 2357 Millersport Highway, Getzville, warning Smoke Shop, 1364 Lexington Ave., New York
Patch.org
added Sep 17, 2018 16:36
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Among whom is cigarette smoking declining in the United States? The impact of cannabis use status, 2002–2015

non-daily cigarette smoking is increasing among current cannabis users, a growing proportion of the U.S. population. Daily and non-daily cigarette smoking continue to decline among those who do not use cannabis. Efforts to further tobacco control should c
Science Direct
added Sep 16, 2018 19:18
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Prospective predictors of flavored e-cigarette use: A one-year longitudinal study of young adults in the U.S A

• About 8% of young adults in the U.S. used e-cigarettes during 2014–2015. • About 69% of e-cigarette users used non-tobacco and non-menthol (NTM) flavors. • Young age, female sex, marijuana use, and never smoking predicted NTM flavor use. • Harm of f
Science Direct
added Sep 16, 2018 19:16
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