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[California] Council approves ordinance which prohibits smoking at all City of Fontana parks

The Fontana City Council unanimously approved on Aug. 14 an ordinance that prohibits smoking in all City of Fontana parks, a proposal which was made earlier this year by Smokebusters, a local youth group, and the American Lung Association (ALA). Fontana
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Aug 19, 2018 12:25
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency's youth smoking prevention campaign

we're taking steps toward a world where combustible cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction – making it harder for future generations to become addicted in the first place and allowing more currently addicted smokers to quit. While we explo
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2018 21:40
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As Alcohol Mixes With Pot, Tobacco May Be the Next to Invest

The race is on for big business to get into the pot industry. Pharmaceutical, tobacco, and packaged-goods companies are likely to move in... “There’s increasing evidence that people are using cannabis in legal markets to cut down on their use of tobacco
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2018 21:37
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Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Early COPD Death

Long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood was linked to an increased risk of death from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among lifelong non-smokers in a study conducted by American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers. In the analy
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2018 20:40
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are selfies making smoking cool again?

big Tobacco gets a stream of free advertising from people on social media who post “smoking selfies,” images that may help tobacco companies recruit more young smokers. Self-portraits featuring tobacco use are prevalent and widely shared, and operate as
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:23
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[UK] Competition and Markets Authority investigates social media stars

Imperial Brands said it took an “omni-channel approach” to marketing ecigarettes and employed paid influencers in the US who were subject to “stringent guidelines”. Philip Morris International said its contracted influencers had to be aged at least 25 an
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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Neb. Officials Seek To End Tribal Cos.' Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Nebraska officials urged a federal court Wednesday to toss a suit filed by two Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska-owned cigarette companies challenging the application of state laws, saying the state has immunity to the suit and that its laws aren't blocked by
Law360
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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[Europe, UK] A New Leak Reveals The Government's "No Deal" Brexit Papers Will Cover 84 Areas Of British Life

Papers on the consequences of leaving the EU without an agreement will cover topics from broadcasting to blood safety, according to a list seen by BuzzFeed News.... Tobacco
BuzzFeed
added Aug 17, 2018 12:50
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Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke may increase risk of adult lung disease death

A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 17, 2018 12:15
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[Oklahoma] State Tobacco Helpline sees increase in calls after tax

"What has been shown, and can be predicted, is that when tobacco is taxed, it encourages adults to quit smoking and encourages kids to not ever begin using tobacco," said Lora Buechele, assistant coordinator for the Cherokee County TSET Healthy Living Pr
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Aug 17, 2018 12:12
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