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[Connecticut] Smoking, vaping, chewing could be banned

ANSONIA — No more smoking, chawing or vaping in the city’s parks or recreation sites, if a proposed ordinance is approved later this month. Joan Radin, a fifth ward alderwoman and local pharmacist, made sure vaping was added to the substances the Board
Connecticut Post
added Feb 12, 2016 20:47
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[Asia, India] 'Juvenile Justice Act will help curb tobacco use among minors'

various NGOs working in the health sector Friday demanded strict implementation of the act that bars sale of tobacco products to minors. The act prescribes strict punishment to anyone who gives or causes to give tobacco products to children. The act pres
Kashmir Images (in)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:44
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[UK] Smoking e-cigarettes when pregnant 'puts unborn babies at risk'

Chemicals present in the vapour produced by e-cigarettes can cause developmental problems in laboratory mice whose mothers had been exposed to “vaping” during pregnancy, scientists said. In Britain, pregnant women are strongly advised to give up smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:42
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E-cigarettes may harm unborn babies, immune system, say scientists

"Our data points in the direction that e-cigarettes are not harmless at all," Judy Zelikoff, toxicologist at New York University Langone Medical Center, said on Thursday (11.02.2016) at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement o
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:40
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VIDEO: Batman vs. tobacco

A super hero is taking on the dangers of smoking in Klamath Falls… “My name is Batman, and I’m here to warn the citizens of Klamath Falls of a grave, evil danger that lurks in their city.” That danger………..is tobacco.
KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:30
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[Georgia] Spotlight: Smart Spark Provides Alternatives to Cigarettes

Being approved as an AEMSA (American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standard Association) member. Kwaterski says, “This gives us the clear advantage over our competitors as FDA regulation is enacted over the vaping industry. We are the first vape lounge-franchis
Small Business Trends
added Feb 12, 2016 20:26
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University of Louisville researcher reveals potentially harmful effects of e-cigarettes

Conklin will be among a three-member panel discussing "New and Emerging Tobacco Products: Biomarkers of Exposure and Injury," Friday, Feb. 12, from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Marshall Ballroom East of the Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd. Northwest, Washin
News-Medical.net
added Feb 12, 2016 20:21
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[Utah] It's not hot air - Salt Lake City's Gateway goes smoke-free

If you work or shop at The Gateway and are trying to quit smoking, here's some good news: The shopping center is now smoke-free. The mall's new owners, Phoenix-based Vestar, announced this week the ban that has applied indoors now extends outdoors at th
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 12, 2016 20:10
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[New York] Rome man arrested after neighbors complain of illegal cigarette sales

A Rome man is now facing two misdemeanor charges as a result of a drug raid at his home prompted by neighbor complaints of illegal cigarette sales, according to the Rome Police Department. Police say 58-year-old Duran Leska was arrested Wednesday morning
CNY Central (Syracuse, NY)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:02
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New and Emerging Tobacco Products: Biomarkers of Exposure and Injury

This symposium provides a broad overview of research to identify biomarkers of exposure, biomarkers of injury, and acute and chronic effects in the cardiovascular, pulmonary, and reproductive organ systems resulting from exposure to new and emerging tobac
AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
added Feb 12, 2016 19:57
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