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Rowdy Passenger Tied Up on Russia-Bound Flight From Hong

In a similar incident on April 29, a male passenger on board a Kazan-Moscow flight locked himself up in a lavatory after flight attendants asked him to stop smoking and return to his seat. The man then shattered the lavatory mirror and started a brawl. H
Sputnik (ru)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:53

[Australia, France] Health ministers from ten countries meet in Paris to discuss anti-tobacco measures

MINISTERS from 10 countries, including Australia, have gathered in Paris to launch a common drive to introduce plain cigarette packaging with the aim of stubbing out high smoking rates among young people...New Zealand, South Africa and Uruguay issued a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:49

[UK] Brighton could become the first British beach to ban smoking, under new council proposals

Brighton and Hove City Council is meeting tomorrow to decide whether a public consultation into a proposed ban on smoking on beaches and in parks should take place. If agreed, the consultation would run on Wednesday for 12 weeks. Smoking has been illega
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:47
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Brighton could be the first UK city to ban smoking on the beach

Brighton and Hove City Council to consider plan to introduce smoking ban to beaches and parks
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:46

[UK] Plans to make Brighton beach a smoke-free zone revealed

Councillors at the Brighton and Hove authority will discuss tomorrow whether to extend the current smoking ban in indoor public places - such as pubs, cafés and shopping centres - to include outdoor spaces too. Brighton beach would become a 'no smoking'
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:45

[Australia] LETTER: SWEDA: Chamber’s out of line

The Herald’s praise of CVS for withdrawing from the Chamber over this issue is justified, since it upholds an important principle: American businesses should not be assisting the tobacco industry’s efforts to subvert public health anywhere on Earth.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jul 21, 2015 05:42

[Pennsylvania] The Science of Why Philadelphia’s Public Housing is Going Smoke Free

“We found that 70 to 85 percent of common areas, and over 20 percent of non-smoker apartments had detectable nicotine levels—which provides important evidence that current policies are not effective in protecting residents, and that it is not possible to
Drexel News Blog
added Jul 21, 2015 05:38

World Economic Forum: These countries smoked the most #cigarettes in 2014

@wef 'Smokers per 100 of population' will give a better picture. That would end up w/ Russia & USA topping the list.
added Jul 21, 2015 05:33

What the Philippines can teach us about tobacco taxation

In the Philippines, we are seeing the positive and dramatic impact a significant increase in tobacco tax can cause. In 2013, the government enacted a landmark law that increased taxes on tobacco by up to 820 percent. After just one year of implementation
World Economic Forum
added Jul 21, 2015 05:31

How to convince workers to stop smoking

This was a study led my colleague Scott Halpern and funded by the National Cancer Institute, in which we involved CVS employees from around the country who were smokers. We put them into one of five different groups:
World Economic Forum
added Jul 21, 2015 05:30
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