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[Connecticut] Teens Vaping E-Cigarettes Up To 7 Times More Likely To Smoke Later, But Not Vice Versa

The study’s findings call into question claims from some harm reduction e-cigarette advocates that teens may be likely to use e-cigarettes to quit smoking, suggested Klein. “E-cigarette products were not part of young people’s efforts to quit,” Klein wr
Forbes
added Dec 5, 2017 17:04
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[UK] Propensity for smoking linked to molecules in specific brain regions, say scientists

By creating a map of the brain based on post mortem tissue samples, researchers have been able to understand why certain behaviours – including smoking – are linked with certain brain areas. “We studied the molecular makeup of the brain and isolated tho
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:01
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[Czech Republic] More daily drinkers, smokers among Czechs

About 27 percent of Czechs, or 2.4 million people aged over 15, smoke everyday last year. Five years ago, the portion of daily smokers was 23 percent.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Dec 5, 2017 16:59
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ADAMS: HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. I have HIV, and every time I visit my doctor for a routine checkup, he says the same thing: “HIV isn't going to
Vice.com
added Dec 5, 2017 16:58
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[Florida] Reynolds gains partial win in legal case vs. ITG Brands

received a partial, but pivotal, legal victory Thursday in its effort to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making $30 million in annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 5, 2017 16:41
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[UK] BAT reveals second interim dividend ahead of quarterly move

British American Tobacco has declared a second interim dividend of 43.6p per ordinary share this year, to be paid in February as it makes a move to paying out returns on a quarterly basis. The dividend will be payable on 8 February to shareholders regist
Digital Look (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:53
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[Australia] City to tighten smoking laws

Smoking on Albany beaches and playgrounds could be prohibited in the next two years as the City of Albany plans to reduce exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. Last year the City endorsed a public health plan which vowed to “reduce community exposure to
West Australian (au)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:50
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[Asia, India] Teens' smoking influenced by parents' habits: Study

Key Findings of the Study: • 89% teenagers agreed that if it's ok for their parents to smoke, then it's ok for them too. • 87% teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience.
ANI (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:27
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[North Carolina] Wilson Housing Authority to ban tobacco products

Quitting smoking may be the top New Year’s resolution for residents of Wilson’s public housing communities this year. Beginning Jan. 1, all Wilson Housing Authority properties will be tobacco-free.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 5, 2017 13:24
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[UK] Little Waster's trademark cigarette sees DVD advert banned, plus 4 jokes outlawed because they 'might upset women, the bereaved and encourage drinking'

Bobby Thompson... was known as “the little waster...an advert to promote a DVD using old footage of shows has now fallen foul of advertising rules, which bans cigarettes and smoke. His cigarette has been digitally removed from the footage, but Clearcast,
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:18
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