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[Ireland] Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoors eating areas?

We’re asking: Should smoking be banned in outdoors eating areas? Yes No I don't know
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Texas] Enjoy bug-free veggie gardens with tobacco plants

Tobacco plants attract bad bugs, keeping them from the rest of the garden. Quinn explained that the bugs are drawn to the nicotine, become addicted and will stay and not leave until death. Ugh, I thought, this is bad stuff. Perhaps the Surgeon General s
Hays County (TX) Free Press
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Massachusetts] Hopkinton board raises tobacco age, bans plastic bags

With an 11-year-old student taking action to make sure his town is healthier, the Board of Health voted Monday night to increase the age to buy tobacco in town from 18 to 21. Logan Sullivan, a fifth-grader at Hopkins Schools, told the board Monday night
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Ireland] Smoking ban in outdoor food areas gets support of Independent.ie readers

More than 1,000 people voted in the poll, with some 66 per cent of readers agreeing that the smoking ban should be extended to the outdoor areas that serve food. Health Minister Simon Harris has been called on to change legislation regarding the issue
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 26, 2018 02:21
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[Asia-pacific] Rp 1.33b smuggled kretek cigarettes seized, 3 Indonesians nabbed in the Philippines

Morales said the three were arrested two weeks ago for the same offense but managed to post bail and resumed their illegal activities. “We will file a motion preventing them [from posting] bail,” Morales said. He said a manhunt had been launched against
Jakarta Post (id)
added Apr 26, 2018 02:19
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the tob
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:36
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Transitions in electronic cigarette use among adults in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, Waves 1 and 2 (2013–2015)

This analysis provides the first nationally representative estimates of transitions among US adult e-cigarette users. Future research, including additional waves of the PATH Study, can provide further insight into long-term patterns of e-cigarette use cri
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:35
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys

a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities to accommodate their smoking behaviour... tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:34
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Special communication / Vatican beats Italy 1–0 in the tobacco endgame

30 Italian scientific associations/organisations launched a Manifesto, so far ignored by public authorities, indicating a set of measures whose gradual implementation at country level may lead to a tobacco endgame within the next few decades. Authors of t
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:32
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ORTEGA SUES REYNOLDS OVER VIBE TRADEMARK

Ortega Premium Cigars has filed a lawsuit against Reynolds America, Inc. (RAI) over the latter’s use of the name Vibe. In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Eddie Ortega, who is the sole owner of Ortega Prem
HalfWheel
added Apr 26, 2018 01:27
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