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[North Dakota] Local vape store joins lawsuit

Dutchman Vapors, which operates vape stores in Fargo, Minot, Grand Forks and on West Front Avenue in Bismarck, joined several other vaping stores around the country to challenge the rule, which treats vaping like tobacco products even though there is no
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Feb 2, 2018 16:03
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Smog is Clogging Your Lungs, Putting You at Risk of Lung Cancer

But lung cancer can also occur in people who have never smoked in their life. As per data, 15% of patients diagnosed with lung cancer have no history of tobacco use. And 20% of women who developed lung cancer have never smoked. In fact, lung cancer in no
The Quint (in)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:49
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[Hong Kong] Ombudsman calls out govt over poor smoking-ban enforcement

The agencies that were called out for their lapses included the Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health, the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports. I
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:46
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers face £60 fine for lighting up in Queen Margaret Hospital grounds

SMOKERS are facing a £60 fine or even being taken to court for lighting up on NHS Fife hospital grounds. The health board want to reduce the harm caused by tobacco – it costs them £10.5 million each year to treat smoking-related diseases – and will tak
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:44
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[Michigan] Third-hand smoke is dangerous, health department warns

For more information, please contact the Ionia County Health Department at 616-527-5341
Ionia (MI) Sentinel-Standard
added Feb 2, 2018 15:42
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Cigarette Brand Preference and Pro-Tobacco Advertising Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2012–2016

Marlboro, Newport, and Camel were the most commonly reported usual brands smoked by middle and high school current (past 30-day) cigarette smokers. In 2016, these three brands accounted for 73.1% and 78.7% of current cigarette smokers in middle and high s
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:18
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[Wisconsin] JUUL brand e-cigarettes reportedly used by youth in Rhinelander

There is a new tobacco product on the scene, and the Oneida County Health Department is warning parents to be on the lookout. JUUL e-cigarettes are small and resemble a USB flash drive, which health officials say makes them easy to hide from parents and
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 00:13
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[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460

a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Ireland] IT Carlow to ban smoking from main outdoor areas

The Institute of Technology Carlow has announced it is to ban on-campus smoking from all of the main outdoor areas later this month. Smoking is to be restricted to three designated smoking shelters at locations across the campus to create a “smoke-free e
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[China] Shanghai Van Crash Caused by Smoking Driver, Police Say

A smoking driver ignited a fire inside a van carrying fuel canisters, causing him to lose control and slam into pedestrians on a sidewalk outside a Starbucks in Shanghai on Friday, the police said. At least 18 people were injured. The crash occurred just
New York Times
added Feb 12, 2018 06:38
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