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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth

Students’ recall of signs marketing e-cigarettes at baseline predicted ever e-cigarette use and increased susceptibility to use e-cigarettes at follow-up across all store types. Recall of e-cigarette displays only predicted susceptibility to use e-cigare
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2017 23:18
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[Florida] 2 law firms sanctioned $9.1M for 'immense waste of judicial resources' in tobacco litigation

The law firms “are held to account for the immense waste of judicial resources and contempt shown for the judicial process occasioned by maintaining over a thousand non-viable claims,” the order says. “Counsel evinced a conscious disregard of their profe
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:15
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[UK] Stub it out for the sake of your pets urge Swindon vets

But the team at Eastcott Vets hope they can provide another push for those who need a little more inspiration. Veterinary nurse and Eastcott Vets director Rachel Gowshall said: “All the research has shown that exposure to tobacco smoke in the home is ha
This is Wiltshire (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:13
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[Maryland] People Raise Concern Over Smoking Outside the Wicomico Public Library

Some people took to Facebook to voice their concerns over people smoking too close to the Wicomico Public Library. The building currently has multiple signs lining the building that say "no smoking." Right now the current policy enforces smokers to sta
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:11
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[Illinois] Popularity of JUULs on campus is high despite ban

Despite anti-tobacco campaigns and a ban on campus, many students use JUULs, a small form of an e-cigarette. The tobacco industry heavily markets e-cigarettes as a cessation device, although they have not been approved by the FDA for this purpose, accordi
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:23
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[UK] Stoptober campaign boosts sales of vape starter kits

Sales of vape starter kits have soared by 37% year-on-year after vaping featured prominently in NHS Stoptober campaign, a leading retailer has claimed. This year e-cigarettes are featured in the NHS’ campaign – which challenges smokers to give up cigare
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:19
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[North Carolina] Cherryville passes tough tobacco control ordinance

Cherryville town commissioners this month approved a new ordinance that prohibits smoking and the use of all tobacco products in all municipal buildings, vehicles, grounds and parks. Their action will also ban smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in “publ
Shelby (NC) Star
added Oct 23, 2017 20:15
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[UK] Smokers’ group calls on chancellor to reject a second increase in tobacco duty

The smokers’ lobby group Forest has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to help consumers who are “just about managing” and reject a second increase in tobacco duty this year. Forest said tobacco duty costs the poorest households 2.3% of their disposable in
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 19:57
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[UK] Websites allowing illegal activity 'complicit in crime'

Websites that do not prevent the sale of illegal goods are complicit in cyber-crime, a crime chief has said. Class A drugs, counterfeit cigarettes and stolen passports are among a host of illicit items and services that can be bought through online listin
BBC Online
added Oct 23, 2017 19:54
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E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses: experts warn

Researchers found e-cigarettes have a signature of harm in the lung that is both similar and unique, which challenges the concept that switching from cigarettes to e-cigarettes is a healthier alternative.
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:55
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