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[Oregon] OHA says tobacco sales to underage smokers widespread

The new minimum age law, known as Tobacco 21, went into effect Jan. 1, making Oregon the fifth state in the nation to do so, following Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maine. This year Massachusetts also followed suit. At least 340 other “localities,”
La Grande (OR) Observer
added Aug 18, 2018 15:29
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[Minnesota] Juul, the e-cigarette giant

It is a double-edged sword though, as the characteristics that make it easier for people to quit make it more appealing for individuals who are more inclined to take a sweet-flavored nicotine rush over a traditional cigarette flavor....Montevideo is not e
Montevideo (MN) American-News
added Aug 18, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Vaping: All you need to know about the smoking alternative

It found that there was "overwhelming evidence" that they were safer than smoking and said they should be available on prescription. However, a new study has questioned these claims suggesting e-cigarettes may be more harmful than previously thought. T
BBC Online
added Aug 18, 2018 15:05
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[France] Latest Attraction at French Theme Park: Crows That Pick Up Trash

“We want to educate people not to throw their garbage on the ground,”..,.especially true of smokers who casually flick lit cigarettes and extinguish them with the tips of their shoes...device called “The Crowbar” to teach crows to pick up half-smoked cig
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2018 14:57
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New York Justice Tosses Claims Of Cigarette Marketing Standards Act Violations ($$)

A defendant accused of violating a New York state law designed to set minimum cigarette prices won dismissal of the allegation on Aug. 3 by a New York justice, who found that offering rebates or other incentives to cigarette purchasers is not specifically
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 17, 2018 21:47
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[UK] Let e-cigarette users vape in offices and buses, say MPs in controversial report

The Science and Technology Committee said that forcing vapers into the smoking shelters could undermine their efforts to quit and called for a ‘liberalisation on restrictions’ which would necessitate ‘non-vapers having to accommodate vapers.’ MPs also s
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:45
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4 things parents need to know about juul and nicotine addiction

1. JUUL has a higher nicotine content than many other e-cigarettes. 2. The ability to hide JUUL enables frequent use. 3. Kids are attracted to flavored e-cigarettes and believe they are less harmful. 4. Pediatricians are still learning about JUUL.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:25
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[Florida] Jury Hits RJR With $2M Verdict, Plus Possible Punitives, For Smoker's Fatal Throat Cancer

handed down a $2 million verdict night against R.J. Reynolds, and found punitives potentially warranted, for the part they concluded the cigarette maker played in the throat cancer-related death of a Florida smoker. Dixon v. R.J. Reynolds, 2015-CA-002554.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 17, 2018 20:23
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Queen Aretha's troubled soul: A mother by the age of 13 and married to a pimp at 19... how Franklin overcame a broken home to become one of the greatest singers ever and win the R-E-S-P-E-C-T of millions

Franklin, who had been having hospice care, died from advanced pancreatic cancer - a disease she had been fighting since 2010. Although her health had been crippled by years of alcoholism, heavy smoking and obesity, she only announced last year that she
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:33
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[UK] Outcry as MPs back call to relax rules around smoking e-cigarettes in public while making the devices easier to get on prescription

Scientists last night claimed the committee had been swayed by the vaping industry. Simon Capewell, professor in public health and policy at Liverpool University said: ‘The committee has concentrated solely on “experts” who are e-cig champions. More bala
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:28
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