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Study documents significant rise in e-cigarette use among youth in Poland

Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, a researcher in the Department of Health Behavior at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). The study,
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:53
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[UK] Thurso fire believed to have been caused by e-cigarette charger

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have issued advice to e-cigarette users following a fire in Thurso last night, believed to have been caused by an e-cigarette charger.
Northern Times Ltd (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:13
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[UK] BAT expecting to fit thousands of gantry doors before ban

British American Tobacco says it expects to fit gantry doors at thousands of shops ahead of the display ban next April. Unlike its two major competitors – JTI and Imperial Tobacco – retailers will contribute towards the cost, but the Pall Mall manufactur
betterRetailing (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:12
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[UK] Retailer stung by shrinking tobacco pack sizes

manufacturers are being called on to improve the way in which they communicate pack size changes to independent retailers. The plea comes after one store owner from the Manchester area received a number of customer complaints following BAT’s decision to
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:11
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[Mid-east] Midwakh/dokha tobacco use in the Middle East: much to learn [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article provides an overview of an under-reported and understudied ATP, dokha, which is smoked in a midwakh pipe. It describes the state of tobacco control in the Arabian Gulf region where midwakh smoking appears to be most common, the history of mid
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2014 10:05
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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco Selects Greensboro for New U.S. HQ

The acquisition will make Imperial Tobacco the third largest tobacco company in the United States, with a 10% share of the cigarette market. Following consummation of the acquired brands and assets, the new company will be based at Lorillard's current h
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:03
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Tobacco Control in California, 2007-2014: A Resurgent Tobacco Industry While Inflation Erodes the California Tobacco Control Program (308 pp) (PDF)

Countering a resurging tobacco industry will require advocates to be much more visible and assertive in challenging politicians who take tobacco money. Progress on tobacco control has been concentrated at the local level where policymakers are relatively
eScholarship
added Oct 24, 2014 10:02
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California's tobacco control efforts losing steam, report finds

Once a highly successful program and international model, the state's anti-tobacco efforts now appear to be waning due to the decreased spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program, a resurgence of the tobacco industry in state politics, and t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 09:55
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[Illinois] Chicago's Flavored Tobacco Law Challenge Faces Steep Odds ($$)

A lawsuit challenging Chicago's new restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco products will likely be snuffed out in court because it relies on a federal preemption argument that failed to convince the Second Circuit to strike a similar statute in New
Law360
added Oct 24, 2014 09:50
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UWIMANA: I SPENT A DAY WITH A GUY SELLING ILLEGAL CIGARETTES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK

He tells me his name is Debo Lato. He’s 51 and his “office” is just outside the bodega, right in front of the spot where Garner was killed on July 17. A makeshift memorial—candles, cards, and flowers—still rests on the spot where Garner, a six-foot-three
Vice.com
added Oct 23, 2014 16:26
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