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[New York] Oswego's Noel Francisco, likely solicitor general: legal star never forgot his home

He clerked for...Scalia....he was part of the legal team that worked on the Florida recount for George W. Bush...he served from 2001 to 2003 as an associate counsel, and from 20003 to 2005 as deputy assistant attorney general at the Justice Department's O
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Mar 28, 2017 02:36
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California targets candy-flavored tobacco as teen ‘gateway’ to cigarette smoking

More teens are turning to fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco, raising concerns that sweetened e-cigarettes and cigarillos are a gateway to nicotine addiction. A California anti-tobacco campaign targeting teens has ramped up in high schools and at a recent
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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[UK] Two illegal immigrants jailed for running bootleg tobacco factory in Halesowen

Investigators found 3,000 kilos of tobacco being prepared inside the Malt Hill Lane warehouse that would have avoided £600,000... He said Quing Lin and Shaosa Lin were detained at the scene and they were found to be carrying over £15,300 in cash in a ruc
Cotswold Journal (uk)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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Adolescent e-cigarette use may not lead to combustible cigarette use

“The national trends in vaping and cigarette smoking do not support the argument that vaping is leading to smoking,” Lynn T. Kozlowski, PhD, of the School of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Buffalo, said in a press release. “There is
Healio.com
added Mar 28, 2017 02:29
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Ireland still among the highest smokers in the world

with 27pc of us still lighting up in 2015... Ireland prides itself as an anti-smoking leader as it was the first country in the world to ban smoking in the workplace back in 2004, but Panama introduced a complete smoke-free policy and a complete ban on ad
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:26
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Delta County Smoke-Free Public Housing Policy

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has been working with public housing authorities and public health agencies for the past 10 years to reduce the effects of secondhand smoke upon residents. The Delta County Health Department used s
KREX | WesternSlopeNow.com (Grand Junction, CO)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:24
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents

lesbians and bisexual girls having a higher prevalence of tobacco use than their straight peers. Heterogeneity of tobacco use across distinct sexual identity groups underscores the need to develop evidence-based tobacco control strategies for sexual minor
Pediatrics
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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New York Federal Judge Finds For New York City, State In Untaxed Cigarette Suit ($$)

(UPS) is liable and will owe damages to New York City and New York state for shipping untaxed cigarettes to unauthorized sellers (The State of New York, et al. v. United Parcel Service Inc., No. 15-cv-1136, S.D. N.Y., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43495).
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Vermont] Pay people to stop smoking? It works, especially in vulnerable groups

At the University of Vermont’s Center on Behavior and Health , we have conducted a series of clinical trials examining the effectiveness of financial incentives (e.g., vouchers in the form of gift cards to restaurants, movies, baby stores) for quitting s
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Canada] Contraband trade heating up: CRTF

“With the warming weather approaching, police will likely see an increase in illicit activities occurring on our waterways,” said Staff Sergeant Sylvain Leroux, head of the CRTF. If you see something fishy, the CRTF suggested it’s best to call the polic
Cornwall (ON) Newswatch (ca)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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