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[Asia, Pakistan] Mobile App launched for reporting violations of tobacco control laws

An innovative mobile-based application ‘ABP Violator Detector,’ which will help report violations of tobacco control laws, was launched here Friday. “The application will prove helpful in implementation of tobacco control laws in Pakistan and will resul
The News (pk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:04
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FDA CONSIDERING MENTHOL CIGARETTE BAN AFTER PLAN TO CRACK DOWN ON E-CIGS REVEALED

E-cigarette makers argue that their products are not made to appeal to teens but to help adult smokers transition away from traditional cigarettes. However, Gottlieb declared teen vaping an “epidemic” in September, reported NBC News. Critics of e-cigaret
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 12, 2018 00:46
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38
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[Ireland] De BRIT: ‘Lighting up in someone’s house now feels totally wrong, like driving without a seatbelt’

There’s also our world-famous culture of hospitality to consider. A zero-tolerance approach doesn’t sit well with a hundred thousand fáiltes. The usual rule is that a guest’s comfort is priority (which is why Irish homes are heated to near boiling when g
Irish Times (ie)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:10
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Now US regulators vow to ban menthol cigarettes - hours after revealing plans to curb sales of flavored e-cigarettes - in a bid to stop young people smoking

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 10, 2018 18:11
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[UK] Government faces calls to oust housing tsar who allegedly described homosexuality as 'not normal' and Islamophobia as a 'propaganda word'

Scruton was damaged by the revelation in 2002 that he was taking money from tobacco companies while criticising the World Health Organisation campaign against smoking. In 2016 he was knighted for ‘services to philosophy, teaching and public education’. B
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 11:05
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[Canada] University of Toronto announces plans for broad smoking ban

has announced plans to implement a broad smoking ban on its three campuses beginning next year. If approved, the new policy would apply to the smoking or holding of lit tobacco or cannabis products, and the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. Th
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:10
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SULLUM: The FDA's Plan to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes From Most Stores Is Unfair and Dangerous

I am sucking on a Juul with a mango-flavored pod right now. It is pleasantly fruity and not at all cloying. Likewise the "fruit" flavor, which leans toward cherries and berries. The mint is also pretty good. I do not care for "creme," which is reminiscen
Reason Magazine
added Nov 12, 2018 22:10
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[North Carolina] 565 workers lose jobs as tobacco merchant restructures

company that buys, processes and sells leaf tobacco to cigarette companies is cutting almost 600 jobs as it reorganizes. Pyxus International Inc. filed a required report with North Carolina officials this week disclosing plans to lay off 565 workers at i
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 12, 2018 21:43
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FDA could be leaning toward ban or limit on menthol cigarettes

Multiple media outlets, first reported by The Washington Post, said such action could be touted by Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb as one strategy for curtailing what he calls ”an epidemic” of flavored electronic-cigarette use by youths.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2018 21:41
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