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[Sweden] Swedish Match snuffs out ad for trademark infringement and violation of marketing act

The court found that Fiedler & Lundgren had identical versions of Swedish Match’s MUSTANG and SWEDISH MATCH trademarks in the ad. Further, the ad referred to the same goods – namely, snuff.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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[UK] Health warnings on cigarettes could deter young people

Young people are less likely to try cigarettes with the printed health warning ‘Smoking kills’ on each stick than standard cigarettes, according to a new study by Cancer Research UK published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research.* “The study shows how cigaret
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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Smoking, drinking and drug abuse decline among U.S. teens, who prefer pot and vaping, study finds

Cigarettes labelled as lights, milds, or low-tar -- also known as high-ventilation (light) cigarettes -- are generally considered to have a lighter, less pronounced flavour, lower levels of tar, nicotine, or other chemicals than regular cigarettes. They
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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[UK] Health warnings on individual cigarettes could deter smokers, study suggests

Colouring cigarettes green and printing health warnings on papers could dissuade smokers, research says
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:12
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[UK] The Paranormal Turns Pedantic in ‘The Twilight Zone’ Adaptation

There’s a potential head-scratcher in a running gag involving the mysterious appearance, or absence, of cigarettes until one recalls that Mr. Serling, an avid smoker, had advertised Chesterfields on air.
New York Times
added Dec 15, 2017 03:12
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They made her put out her cigarette. She then threatened to kill everyone on the plane.

“I swear, if you don’t . . . land,” the woman says, as a flight attendant blocks her from the aisle, “I will f—ing kill everybody on this f—ing plane!” “You will not,” the attendant says. “You will not.” “I will!”
Washington Post
added Dec 15, 2017 03:07
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Italy's Oldest Humans Drink and Smoke a Lot But Will Probably Outlive You

The Cilento region of southern Italy is home to a unique group of people... They spend their days outdoors, eating fish, smoking cigarettes, and drinking wine. A good many of them are overweight. Despite lifestyles that might seem unhealthy on the surfac
Inverse
added Dec 15, 2017 03:06
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[UK] Heat-not-burn tobacco 'is a health risk'

The advisory panel to the government said the devices produce "a number of compounds of concern", including some that can cause cancer. Manufacturers say their products are aimed at smokers who want the "taste of tobacco with no smoke and less smell".
BBC Online
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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[California] VIDEO: Anxious flyer caught smoking threatens to 'kill everybody' on Sacramento flight, video shows

In a jailhouse interview with CBS13, Curbelo said she began smoking aboard the plane to counter anxiety, though she declined to elaborate on what was making her anxious. The average flight time from Portland International Airport to Sacramento Internati
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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Oklahoma's health rankings improve based on smoking, infant health

Oklahoma is no longer one of the five least-healthy states in the country. The state is still in the bottom 10, but decreases in the rates of smoking and low birth weight moved it up three spots, to 43rd. Only Utah and Florida had a larger positive chang
The Oklahoman
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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