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[UK] Mothers who vape or wear nicotine patches during pregnancy increase their baby’s risk of cot death

Mothers who vape or wear nicotine patches during pregnancy increase their baby’s risk of cot death, a study suggests....Official NHS guidance warns pregnant women not to smoke cigarettes because it can damage their baby. Those who feel they are unable to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:26
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[Australia] Family of father-of-three who took his life after taking drug to help him quit smoking calls for the controversial medication to be banned

Jim Leventis, 43, fell into a deep depression after discontinuing the medication / Ex-wife said the drug triggered the decline in his mental health with no warnings / Champix linked to 20 deaths by suicide in Australia in last five years, TGA said / The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:24
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[China, North Carolina] N Carolina Gov. Cooper asks Trump to pull back on tariffs

Cooper mentioned specifically pork heading to Mexico and China and tobacco going to Turkey, China and the European Union. He says North Carolina exports of these products alone to the affected regions are $550 million annually.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 20, 2018 14:05
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VIDEO: Gov. Murphy To Sign Bill Banning Smoking At New Jersey Public Beaches, Parks

Smokers will no longer be able to light up on a public beach at the Jersey Shore. Gov. Phil Murphy will sign legislation on Friday banning smoking at public beaches and parks.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:57
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Massachusetts Poised to Become Sixth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

With final passage by the Legislature today, Massachusetts is poised to become the sixth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. With this bold and historic move, Massachusetts will prevent young people from starting to use toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:53
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[Canada] ‘Welcome to Halifax, you can’t smoke here’: Business community reacts to new law restricting smoking

“We’re changing completely the way you look at smokers in Halifax. Whereas currently, smokers walk down the street... What we’re going into is a situation where you can’t smoke unless you see a sign,” Brendan Elliott said, a senior communications advisor
Global News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:33
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[Israel] Female IDF soldiers banned from removing bras, smoking & wearing white due to religious soldiers

The Israel Defense Force’s “modesty rules” which ban female soldiers from wearing white shirts, removing their bras and smoking near men to prevent “womanly temptation” for religious soldiers is infuriating its targets. Israel’s Women’s Network has report
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jul 20, 2018 03:07
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Steadily implement steps to prevent passive smoking toward 2020 Games

Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
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Veteran sues Paterson Housing Authority alleging reverse racism, seeks $15 million damages

Christopher Delorenze, a veteran, claims he had been complaining about other tenants smoking outside, beneath his apartment window exposing him to secondhand smoke. When he complained to Pennrose, the management company for Freedom Village, he claims he
Paterson (NJ) Times
added Jul 20, 2018 02:43
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[Texas] Nolanville: City council to enact stricter smoking rules

city council plans to add controversial bans to its smoking ordinance, but says it’s open to hearing residents’ concerns. Residents were invited to share feedback and concerns at a public forum being held during the regular city council meeting at 6 p.m.
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:36
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