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KOZLOWSKI: George Orwell and the ethics of dealing in or dealing with cigarettes

But individuals can make moral decisions about the ethics of how they participate ...All of the players in the business of dealing in or dealing with cigarettes should think less about ‘business as usual’ and more about taking action as soon as possible
Hektoen International Journal
added Oct 18, 2017 15:32
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VIDEO: Mayor de Blasio Signs Laws Promoting Construction Site Safety, Clean Air

de Blasio today held public hearings for, and signed, twelve pieces of legislation into law. Intro. 139-C adds non-tobacco shisha to the City’s Smoke-Free Air Act; Intro. 1075-A requires hookah bars to post signage warning of the dangers of hookah smoking
You Tube
added Oct 18, 2017 14:49
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[Asia, Singapore] Paying the price for failing to check ID: How tobacco retailers are caught selling to underage buyers

The Health Sciences Authority recently suspended the tobacco licences of several shops and revoked the licence of one for selling cigarettes to those under the age of 18. When Channel NewsAsia went to six of these shops to find out the circumstances sur
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:37
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7 Million American Men Carry Cancer-Causing HPV Virus

incidence of mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus in men has now surpassed the incidence of HPV-related cervical cancers in women...lead author...said that behavioral change is important, too, particularly smoking cessation. “The d
New York Times
added Oct 18, 2017 14:32
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[Mississippi] USM transitions to tobacco-free campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, students, faculty and staff were notified via email of USM’s new tobacco-free policy to be implemented on both the Hattiesburg and Gulf Park campuses beginning on Jan. 1, 2018 with the help of Tobacco Free Campus Taskforce spearhead
The Student Printz (U. of So. Mississippi)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:21
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[Texas] ROSE: Smokers need to be more considerate on campus

Smoking also affects more than just the people of our community. Our beloved campus squirrels can ingest improperly disposed cigarette butts, which can kill them. Who wants to be responsible for the death of our adorable fluffy friends? Who wants to pote
The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:19
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[Europe, Malta] Editorial: Commemorating a slain journalist

Daphne Caruana Galizia...a car bomb exploded, killing her...Subjects of her comprehensive investigations have called her a “terrorist,” such as ... John Dalli, who Galizia took down in a tobacco lobbying exposé....she “single-handedly brought the governm
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:14
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[Canada] New report shows that tobacco use cost Canadians $16.2 billion in 2012

more evidence that tobacco use is a significant burden on all Canadians, costing society $16.2 billion in 2012, or $466 for every Canadian. This includes costs associated with direct health care, fire, policing, research and prevention as well as lost pro
Canada.ca (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:10
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[Canada] SMOKE-FREE ONTARIO MODERNIZATION Report of the Executive Steering Committee (PDF)

the new Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy must re-engage the public and leverage its energy and concern for public health to create more effective prevention and cessation services, and bring an end to the harm caused by tobacco and other harmful inhaled substa
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:09
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Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization

Report of the Executive Steering Committee October 2017 The full report is available for download in PDF format below:
Health Canada
added Oct 18, 2017 14:02
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