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[Indonesia] Chain-smoking TWO-year-old, now aged nine, kicks his 40-a-day habit and becomes the star pupil at his primary school

Aldi, nine, has managed to stay off cigarettes and lose weight and is in Year 4 at his local elementary school
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:44

FDA Funded Study Confirms Children Do Not Smoke Premium Cigars

The study analyzed the tobacco use of 13,651 children, ranging in age from 12 to 17 years, and the data shows that only 2.3 percent had ever smoked a traditional cigar, and less than 1 percent (0.7 percent) had tried one within the past 30 days of being
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 26, 2017 16:40

Cigarettes, Alcohol & Pot: Why Some Young Smokers Combine Drugs

For young smokers, the pleasure of smoking a cigarette is greater when they are also drinking alcohol than when they are also smoking pot, according to a new study. The findings could have implications for helping people quit smoking, the researchers sa (Yahoo!)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Proper regulation of e-cigs seen to prevent sickness, deaths

Dr. Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, research fellow at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center and University of Patras in Greece, urged the government to create a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes that is reasonable, proportionate and realistic. “It must be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:39

FDA nominee says agency must strike right balance between risk, regulation

There is a split in the public health community between those who view e-cigarettes as a good way to reduce smoking, and those who are more concerned that teenagers who use flavored e-cigarettes will later graduate to cigarettes. Gottlieb said he was com
added Apr 26, 2017 16:07
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Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

During the Meeting, Louis C. Camilleri, Chairman of the Board, will address shareholders and answer questions. André Calantzopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, will give the business presentation.
Business Wire
added Apr 26, 2017 16:00
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[UK] Warning about smoking after bedding catches fire in Crawley home Fire

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (WSFRS) say that this month is smoking safety month, a focus that is very important as smoking related fires are the most dangerous nationally. This importance has been reinforced after crews responded to the second fire
West Sussex Today (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48

[Nebraska] Metro Community College board votes to ban tobacco use on its property

The Metropolitan Community College board Tuesday night prohibited smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere on college property. The policy takes effect on Sept. 17 and will apply to vehicles owned and leased by the college.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
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[Texas] Council tables smoking regs amid increased opposition

In the face of heavy opposition, the Arlington City Council voted Tuesday night to continue exploring its options on an expansion of the city’s smoking regulations. In a unanimous vote, the council tabled the ordinance until its next meeting May 9 to all
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
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[Texas] Arlington council tables final vote on extending smoking regulations

In front of another overflow crowd of partisans, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday tabled a vote to extend the city’s smoking ban to include nightclubs, bowling centers, pool halls, sexually oriented businesses and other workplaces currently allowing
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
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