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New Jersey Moves Toward Banning Smoking on Public Beaches

Advocates for smokefree beaches throughout New Jersey may soon be getting their way. On Thursday, the New Jersey legislature completed its approval process for a bill that would ban all smoking, including e-cigarettes and other vaping devices on all pub
OCNJDaily (Ocean City, NJ)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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[Asia, China] Association calls for tougher smoking control in Hangzhou

The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control called on Wednesday for the city legislature in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, to ban smoking in all indoor public places. The association made the appeal following a revised amendment to the tobacco control regu
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2017

During 2011–2017, prevalence of current use of any tobacco product decreased from 24.2% to 19.6% among high school students and from 7.5% to 5.6% among middle school students. Electronic cigarettes were the most commonly used tobacco product among high
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 7, 2018 22:53
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GLANTZ: Marijuana Regulatory Frameworks in the First Four US States to Legalize Adult Use: An Analysis Against a Public Health Standard

Rachel Barry and I just published “Marijuana Regulatory Frameworks in Four US States: An Analysis Against a Public Health Standard” in American Journal of Public Health. This paper presents a normative framework for marijuana regulation based on best pr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:51
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Calls on ILO to Finally Sever Ties with Deadly Tobacco Industry

Tobacco companies use membership in respected organizations like the ILO to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens when in fact they are the root cause of a global tobacco epidemic that is projected to kill one billion people worldwide this
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 11, 2018 11:19
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[New Zealand] Shop owners say new cigarette rules are an inconvenience

Palmerston North shop owners say the move away from branded cigarettes to packaging that only shows graphic images of smokers' lungs and body parts won't change customer habits. Instead, they say, the only effect is on shop workers who must now fumble a
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:04
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The Diversity of Nicotine and Tobacco Research

The articles in this issue of NTR reflect the current major areas of nicotine/tobacco research: efficacy of treatment, special populations, and harm reduction. In terms of efficacy, most treatments that have focused on extinguishing smoking cues have no
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 8, 2018 19:13
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[Australia] Philip Morris boss Tammy Chan is disrupting her own business

The newly appointed managing director at Philip Morris International, based in Melbourne, has been at the cigarette maker for 21 years. Before that she was a financial controller at PwC in Hong Kong. Globally, Philip Morris is moving away from its bread
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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Alliance One International Reports Fiscal Year 2018 Results with Improved Sales, Gross Profit, and Net Income, As Well As Significant Progress on "One Tomorrow" Transformation

Pieter Sikkel, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Fiscal year 2018 was a pivotal year for Alliance One. Led by a united purpose, we further enhanced our focus on becoming a trusted provider of responsibly-produced, independently-verified, sust
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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ONDCP, Truth Initiative and the Ad Council Join Forces on National Effort to Fight Opioid Misuse Among America's Youth and Young Adults

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Truth Initiative® and the Ad Council today unveiled The Truth About Opioids, a comprehensive public education campaign focused on preventing and reducing misuse of opioids among youth and you
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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