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[New Zealand] Palmerston North politicians say tobacco robberies are not their fault

Palmerston North MP Iain Lees-Galloway supports tobacconists' rights to sell legal products, but says they should think hard if they find the business too dangerous. Palmerston North's members of Parliament have hit back at suggestions they and their po
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 1, 2016 00:47

[New Zealand] Smokefree Coalition closes its doors, after state funding ends

The organisation that provided a platform for unity and collaboration in New Zealand tobacco control is no more. At a Wellington celebration tinged with sadness, members of the Smokefree Coalition gathered tonight to commemorate 20 years of achievement
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 1, 2016 00:45

Teens Who Smoke Daily May Be Coping with Poor Health

As fewer teens begin smoking for social reasons, those who continue to do so may be self-medicating for poor mental and physical health. In fact, today’s teens who smoke cigarettes on a daily basis are reporting greater health concerns than heavy smokers
Psych Central
added Jul 31, 2016 20:09

[UK] Sheffield smokefree playground campaign an 'abuse of public money' says lobby group Forest

A smokers’ lobby group say a campaign to ban cigarettes from playgrounds in Sheffield is ‘prohibition by stealth’. Forest, which defends the interests of adults who choose to smoke, has called Sheffield Council’s smokefree playground push an ‘abuse of pu
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 31, 2016 20:08

[Asia, Korea - South] Seoul to expand no-smoking zones at subway entrances from Sept.

The Seoul municipal government on Sunday said it plans to expand no-smoking zones at subway entrances to better address public health concerns. Under the changes that will go into effect as of Sept. 1, people caught smoking within 10 meters of a subway e
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jul 31, 2016 20:05

[Norway] Teens who smoke daily are more likely to report health complaints

“Teens who smoke report significantly higher levels of health complaints than nonsmoking teens, and we found that this gap has widened over the years, even as the overall prevalence of teen smoking has dropped,” said Marc Braverman a professor, lead auth
Oregon State University
added Jul 31, 2016 20:02

PEOPLE'S PHARMACY: Quit-smoking drug led to bed-wetting

Q. I'm a 44-year-old woman on my third week of Chantix to quit smoking. This drug made me wet the bed two nights in a row!... You don't have to give up on quitting. Even before Chantix, many people were able to stop smoking with nicotine gum or the presc
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jul 31, 2016 19:55

[Pennsylvania] New state tax hike hits smokers, vapers

. If the tax helps discourage smoking tobacco, it will be worth it, Conemaugh Health System vascular surgeon Dr. Glen Gardner said, admitting that studies show that has not always been the case elsewhere.
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Jul 31, 2016 19:53

[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Tufton seeks partners in fight against improper tobacco use

Dr Tufton invited the public to assist law enforcers by identifying the events, bars, restaurants, beaches, and other places where the law is being flouted. The information, the minister said, may be shared with the police, their nearest health departme
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 31, 2016 19:50

[Pennsylvania] Higher cigarette tax upsets residents ($$)

Butler (PA) Eagle
added Jul 31, 2016 19:48
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