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Changes in Secondhand Smoke Exposure After Smoke-Free Legislation (Spain, 2006–2011)

The prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmokers decreased after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free legislation in Spain. In addition to the expected reduction in exposure during leisure time, we observed reductions in settings that
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2017 17:40

AAP: Parents, Don't Smoke Pot in Front of the Kids

The developing adolescent brain can be harmed by cannabis consumption, especially by regular use Even vaporizing cannabis -- as opposed to smoking it -- can introduce toxic chemicals into young bodies Parents should not consume cannabis in front of their
MedPage Today
added Feb 27, 2017 17:17

[Florida] R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellant, v. CYNTHIA ROBINSON: An appeal from the Circuit Court for Escambia County. (PDF)

Where, as here, a litigant repeatedly ignores court rulings and exhibits flagrant disregard for the bounds of proper argument, it is not enough to simply sustain objections and offer flaccid admonishments such as “move along” or “finish up.” The trial
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 27, 2017 17:13

[Florida] RJR Gets New Trial In Engle Case Where Jury Awarded $23B ($$)

a Florida appeals court said the plaintiff's closing arguments crossed proper boundaries "repeatedly, flagrantly, and often in defiance of the trial court’s admonishments." The First District Court of Appeal found that counsel for Cynthia Robinson, who s
added Feb 27, 2017 17:08

Disgraced NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel spotted smoking and drinking on a yacht with pretty girls amid rumors he is set to stage a football comeback

Manziel was also pictured stirring a cocktail-like drink and appeared to be smoking an e-cigarette throughout the day.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 16:48

[California] 'Pot-friendly' gym where people will be encouraged to use the drug while working out will open in San Francisco

Jim McAlpine is set to open Power Plant Gym in San Francisco, California - where not only will smoking pot during a workout be acceptable, it will be encouraged. The 46-year-old, along with former NFL star and marijuana advocate Ricky Williams, is hopin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 16:46

[UK] Now NHS patients and staff are to be BANNED from smoking outside hospitals but health chiefs insist: ‘We are NOT forcing people to quit’

Public Health England is campaigning for a 'tobacco-free NHS' for everyone Duncan Selbie, CEO of PHE, said he wants the ban in every hospital's grounds He added that latest figures show 25% of patients in hospitals are smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 16:44

[Wisconsin] Hartland's e-liquid company says federal rules threaten small business

The e-cigarette industry is a burgeoning enterprise, and that growth is on display at Johnson Creek Enterprises in Hartland. The e-cigarette liquid manufacturer was founded nine years ago by Christian Berkey in the basement of his Johnson Creek home. Tod
Lake Country Now
added Feb 27, 2017 12:09

[Asia, India] Residents welcome govt decision to impose ban on sale of tobacco

They also say imposing a ban is not enough, implementation is also important. NK Gosian, principal, Malwa College, said, “It is great that the government has banned the sale of tobacco. The implementation of the ban is a major task for the district admin
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:08

[UK] Campaign launched for 'tobacco-free' NHS by Public Health England

A campaign for a complete ban on smoking in all NHS buildings and grounds has been launched by Public Health England (PHE). PHE said a "tobacco-free NHS" would encourage patients, visitors and staff to give up the habit, along with more support to help
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:05
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