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Miss Tennessee and Harlem Globetrotter encourage students to stay away from drugs, tobacco and alcohol

The messages delivered by Davis and Williams are a good fit for Carter County Drug Prevention's "Starters Never Start" campaign to encourage students not to use drugs, tobacco or alcohol so they can be at their best on and off the field. Davis delivered
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Oct 15, 2017 11:16
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Money and Addiction: Will opioid lawsuit turn out like tobacco settlement?

In the end, government and lawyers raked in the cash. The tobacco industry did have to change its marketing strategy a bit, but the same cigarettes are still available just about everywhere—selling well enough to generate record profits for the top tobacc
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Oct 15, 2017 11:05
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[UK] Smoking at record low in South West, figures reveal

NUMBERS of smokers in the South West have reached a record low and boasts the lowest smoking rate in England since a ban came into force 10 years ago, figures reveal. Public Health England say 230,000 people have given up smoking in the south west since
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Oct 16, 2017 15:37
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Council makes right call on smoking ban

Keremeos council made the right decision to ban all smoking in public parks.
Keremeos (BC) Review (ca)
added Oct 16, 2017 05:49
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SCHNEIDER: AD-dicted: Secrets of the Alcohol and Tobacco Industries

"Part of a marketer's job is to target specific segments of the population, find out exactly what those segments desire, and fulfill those desires." While this is a logical business approach, many would argue that it’s still wrong to take advantage of ce
Her Campus
added Oct 15, 2017 11:14
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[UK] Every extra two pounds an overweight person carries cuts their life expectancy by two months, while a packet of cigarettes a day knocks off SEVEN YEARS, reveals new study

Smoking has the greatest impact on shortening people's lives... Study author Dr Peter Joshi from the University of Edinburgh, said: 'Our study has estimated the causal effect of lifestyle choices. We found that, on average, smoking a pack a day reduces l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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The most boring place in the world to live? Russian apartment complex only allows teetotal, non-smoking vegetarians to live there

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOF expects higher sin tax collection in 2018

The Department of Finance (DOF) expects revenues from the so-called “sin” products would sustain their growth pace next year as the government intensifies its programs against illicit cigarette trade.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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[Oregon] Blue Zone Projects Umpqua works on tobacco issue

is working to improve the health of people in Douglas County, and Tuesday night project representatives heard about the issues around local tobacco usage, with one of the highest percentages of smokers in the state. The group is trying to form strategies
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Oct 14, 2017 16:08
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[Pennsylvania] Lawmakers skeptical of Wolf's budget bailout

Keller said he hopes the state House moves to get the governor and Senate to pass legislation that would tap money House lawmakers say is sitting unused in reserve funds, while borrowing against the state’s tobacco settlement payments. The tobacco settle
New Castle (PA) News
added Oct 14, 2017 16:07
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