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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society celebrating ruling protecting SK renters from second-hand smoke exposure

Canadian Cancer Society’s Donna Paseichnik speaks about the second hand smoke ruling for Saskatchewan tenants at the CCS office in downtown Regina. “This is probably one of the most important things, professionally, that I have done, personally,” said P
CKRM – 620 (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:44

[Canada] New ruling protects Sask. renters from second-hand smoke

The ruling, made by the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, can apply to any housing authorities or landlords in the province. It first came down in March 2017, but wasn’t made official until the appeal was dismissed last month. Three tenants had brou
CJME News Talk 980 AM (Regina, SAS) (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:40

[Canada] VIDEO: Ruling gives renters protection from secondhand smoke

The Saskatchewan Office of Residential Tenancies has ruled in favour of four tenants who live in three buildings operated by the Regina Housing Authority. The tenants complained to their landlord about secondhand smoke coming into their units from neighb
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:39

Ivanka Trump Called Out For ‘Cosplaying’ As A Scientist In Latest Weird Photo Op

While touring a local education program, the White House adviser donned a lab jacket, goggles and a pair of gloves and conducted a science experiment. She measured the nicotine levels in the “vape juice” used in e-cigarettes
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 21, 2018 04:11

Ivanka Trump Instagrammed Her ‘Vape Juice’ Experiment With High Schoolers, And People Couldn’t Handle It

Trump donned a pair of goggles and a lab coat and checked the amount of nicotine in “vape juice.” Trump documented the occasion on Instagram with the caption “Talking #WorkforceDevelopment and Infrastructure in Iowa today!” She also praised the president
added Mar 21, 2018 04:09

Two decades of tobacco reduction saves Hawaii $1 billion in health costs

Hawaii has saved an estimated $1 billion in health care costs thanks to 20 years of tobacco prevention and control policies and programs, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. The savings are due to a reduction in the number of youth, adult, and
West Hawaii Today
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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Netflix Worst Offender in Showing Smoking in TV Shows, Watchdog Group Says

Netflix’s original series contain the highest number of smoking depictions — by far — among TV shows that are popular among young people, according to a new study by antismoking group Truth Initiative. Netflix shows contained 319 “tobacco incidents” — mo
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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Grenade kills two in Moldova during attempted cigarette theft

Two people were killed in a shop in Moldova’s capital on Tuesday when a grenade brandished by a man seeking to avoid paying for cigarettes exploded, police said... “The explosion happened as he left the shop. The thief himself died ... and also an as yet
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04

Carrot Inc. Announces Partnership with RedBrick Health to Deliver Innovative Smoking Cessation Solution

RedBrick will provide a set of its clients early access to Carrot's breakthrough smoking-cessation platform, Pivot, alongside RedBrick's industry-leading engagement platform... "We obtained FDA clearance for our breath sensor system in Fall 2017 and recen
PR Newswire
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04

FDA considers restricting flavors in tobacco products

Federal health officials are taking a closer look at flavors in tobacco products that appeal to young people, particularly menthol-flavored cigarettes, which have escaped regulation despite nearly a decade of government scrutiny. The Food and Drug Admini
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 21, 2018 04:03
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