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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RAKSANAGARA: Regulate alternative tobacco products ($$)

Health problems caused by cigarette smoking remains a major unresolved issue in Indonesia. However, new technological advances are offering unprecedented opportunities. Research conducted in 2017 placed Indonesia as the country with the fifth highest num
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:15

[Sweden] E-Cigarettes Increase Vital Signs and Arterial Stiffness

Significant increases in blood pressure (BP), heart rate, and arterial stiffness are seen in the first 30 minutes after smoking electronic-cigarettes containing nicotine, according to a new study. Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet (KI; Solna, Swe
added Sep 27, 2017 21:11
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking ban expanded to include outdoor areas of universities, private-hire cars

From Oct 1, it will be an offence to smoke in outdoor areas of universities, private education institutions and in private-hire cars from companies such as Uber and Grab, announced the National Environment Agency (NEA) in a media release on Tuesday (Sep 2
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:34

[Iowa] Garner residents prevent smoking ban proposal

Those in attendance, however, strongly opposed any sort of ban. One noted that he should be allowed to smoke in parks, and would move away from children and other people bothered by his smoke. Another mentioned that cigarette litter is always going to be
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 27, 2017 16:31

[UK] Smokers given the challenge to quit in Stoptober

EAST Cheshire smokers are being challenged to get fit, healthy and improve their wellbeing throughout Stoptober next month. The 28-day national campaign, which has inspired 1.5 million people to quit nationally since 2012, gets underway on Sunday and is
Knutsford Guardian (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:24

[UK-Scotland] Video: Undercover sting team says Scots traders are selling 'illegal' tobacco that can contain human excrement

ONE in two smokers have purchased illegal tobacco in Scotland despite concerns that they can contain human excrement, a new investigation has found. And new footage claims to show how easily undercover shoppers can purchase illicit tobacco in Scotland -
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:21

[UK] Abingdon smokers being challenged to quit for 'Stoptober'

ABINGDON smokers have been urged to join ‘Stoptober’ and save themselves £250. Oxfordshire County Council’s public health team is challenging residents to quit the habit as research shows that when smokers give up for 28 days they are up to five times
Oxford Mail (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:20
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Smokers across North Yorkshire are being challenged to give the habit up for good this October. The challenge is part of Stoptober, the country’s biggest mass quitting attempt. Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of ill health and early death
North East Connected (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:16
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[UK] Wirral smokers urged to join Stoptober campaign

ABL is a community healthcare organisation working to create healthier, better lives for people from all backgrounds. There is also help available for people who want to switch to or quit e-cigs. Nicotine and smoking cessation lead at ABL Wirral Elizab
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:15

RIGGS: House Call: Nicotine is still nicotine, no matter the delivery system, and it’s still bad for you

If you smoke cigarettes and want to stop, don’t use e-cigarettes as a way to wean yourself off of nicotine. Talk with your doctor about trying one of several proven methods of smoking cessation and give one a try.
The Spokesman-Review
added Sep 27, 2017 07:11
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