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[Utah] Janda: Going smoke-free saves lives and money

Polls show that most local voters support clean indoor air. If the ballot initiative campaign is successful, Mesquite will join the ranks of communities worldwide that put public health first and protect their residents and visitors from preventable deat
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Jun 19, 2018 00:07
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[Japan] Hearing loss in kids tied to smoking: study

Researchers at Kyoto University have discovered a new risk of tobacco smoke exposure which is affecting young children: hearing loss. Their new study published this month in the journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology examined the hearing of childr
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jun 19, 2018 00:05
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Tobacco companies' websites to post court-ordered warnings

Starting Monday, tobacco companies are supposed to have statements on their websites that warn American consumers about the health risks and addictiveness of their products. The statements were ordered May 1 as part of a 2006 federal court decision that
CNBC
added Jun 19, 2018 00:04
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VIDEO: Cigarettes Have to Be Labeled 'Deadly' Now. Here's Why

The ordered “corrective statements” follow U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler’s watershed 2006 ruling, which stated tobacco companies had “violated civil racketeering laws and lied to the American public for decades about the health effects of smoking an
TIME Magazine
added Jun 19, 2018 00:02
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[UK] Effects on abstinence of nicotine patch treatment before quitting smoking: parallel, two arm, pragmatic randomised trial

Evidence was insufficient to confidently show that nicotine preloading increases subsequent smoking abstinence. The beneficial effect seems to have been masked by a concurrent reduction in the use of varenicline in people using nicotine preloading, and fu
British Medical Journal
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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[Switzerland] COP 8 Scholarship Applications Are Now Open

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) is proud to provide a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from FCA member organizations in low and middle income countries, to attend the Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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[UK] Cigarette smoking hit and run driver knocks over two elderly women at a bus stop by reversing into them with a SCOOTER

A cigarette smoking hit and run driver runs over two elderly women at a bus stop The man, driving an assisted mobility scooter, then drives off of unperturbed Stunned passersby rush to help the stricken women laying sprawled on the floor Both women are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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E-Cigarette Flavorings May Harm Blood Vessels

Short-term exposure to certain flavorings used in electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products proved toxic to endothelial cell function in laboratory studies, suggesting that the flavor additives could impair blood vessel function over time and cont
MedPage Today
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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[Florida] Tobacco Plaintiff’s $18.7 Million Award Upheld By Appeals Court ($$)

Court of Appeal let stand a jury’s award of $18.7 million on behalf of the widow of a smoker in an Engle progeny wrongful death case (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Mary Faricy Pardue on behalf of the estate of John H. Faricy, No. 1D17-959, Fla. App., 1st Dist
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 17, 2018 08:39
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[Nebraska] US seeks to intervene in Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies ...
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jun 17, 2018 08:35
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