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[California, Massachusetts] Pot tourists can smoke it where they buy it in San Francisco

The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary’s marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors. “Ther
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Mar 16, 2018 19:02

[Thailand] Parade kicks off Pattaya Beach anti-smoking drive

City hall brought its “no smoking” message loudly and clearly to Pattaya with a parade intended to reinforce the prohibition on lighting up on the sand.
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:48

VIDEO: Public housing to become smoke-free zones in southern Nevada

A policy affecting thousands of families will start this summer. There will be no more smoking allowed in public housing. A new policy was voted through last night by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, that would make public housing smoke-f
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:36

[Asia, India] Smokers with a persistent cough are urged to get tested for TB

“Cough” shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases the risk of TB and of dying from the disease. A key barrier totimely diagnosis and treatment among smokers is the assumption that a cough is related to their smoking
The Health Site (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:58

Oregon Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Oregon will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaig
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2018 17:57

[India] Campaign launched to warn of dangerous link between tobacco and TB

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), during the End-TB Summit here, has re-launched 'Cough,' a national mass media campaign to warn citizens about the links between TB and tobacco use. 'Cough' shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to
ANI (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:55
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[Oregon] Columbia City parks to become smoke-free

The Columbia City City Council is expected to host a second and final reading of an ordinance Thursday night, March 15, that prohibits the use of tobacco and marijuana products in city parks. By state law, smoking marijuana in any public space is alread
Pamplin Media Group
added Mar 16, 2018 17:55

[UK] Big tobacco keeps tabs on growth of vaping

only 100,000 new vapers in 2017 compared with 800,000 in 2014, and the total number of UK ecigarette users has plateaued...BAT and PMI point to two explanations for the vaping slowdown: first, public perception of ecigarettes is worsening. Compared with t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 15:09

UPDATE 1-Japan Tobacco to buy Russian tobacco group Donskoy in $1.6 bln deal

With about 7 percent of the market, Donskoy Tabak is the fourth-biggest tobacco company in Russia with brands such as Donskoy Tabak, Kiss and Play. Russia’s multi-billion dollar tobacco market, dominated by foreign groups, has come under pressure in re
added Mar 16, 2018 15:00

BELLUZ: We have an opioid overdose crisis, but cigarettes still kill 15 times more people

But the FDA announcement hasn’t catalyzed change overnight, however; it only commenced a rule-making process...The US hasn't updated the health warnings on packs in 33 years Cigarette packaging in the US, on the other hand, hasn't changed much since 1985
Vox Media
added Mar 16, 2018 14:54
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