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A 2015 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey found that smoking is not just among the most unhealthy habits, but also the most irritating. The survey, conducted by telephone among a random sample of 1,019 adults across the United States, found that 32 percent of
Warrensburg (MO) Daily Star-Journal
added Jun 26, 2018 20:25
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What Is Heat-But-Not-Burn Tobacco? Are so-called modified risk technologies safer than traditional cigarettes?

one of the reasons why new smoking technologies like this don't always catch fire (pun intended) among smokers looking to quit or reduce how much they smoke is because it's challenging to replace the look, feel and experience of smoking a conventional cig
U.S. News & World Report
added Jun 26, 2018 16:05
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[New York] Push to raise age to buy tobacco products in Monroe County continues

Advocates are still working to raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old. 22 localities across New York State have passed similar legislation. Monroe County's Agenda Charter Committee will meet Monday night to vote on the bill. Cai
WXXI Public Broadcasting Council (Rochester, NY)
added Jun 26, 2018 16:05
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[California] San Francisco first city to ban e-cigarette flavors

Lowey, D-N.Y., has chided FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb for not doing enough to curb e-cigarette use among minors. “I am concerned that FDA’s silence on e-cigarettes could open the door to the next public health emergency,” Lowey said during an April he
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 26, 2018 16:02
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[Arizona] Tempe explores raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

Councilwoman Lauren Kuby proposed the idea last week. City staff and the council will explore the issue over the next three to six months. Kuby said her intent is to cut down on youth smoking rates and simplify the purchasing process for vendors. If
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jun 26, 2018 16:00
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Dry Snuff Market New Demand, Outlook, & Trends to 2025 | Key Players: Reynolds American, British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco

evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, risk side analysis, and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The study provides information on market trends and development, drivers, capacities, technologies, and on the changi
SATPRNEWS (pl)
added Jun 26, 2018 15:00
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[Canada] Plenty of second-hand smoke still in so called non-smoking seniors’ apartments in P.E.I.

Clearing the air of cigarette smoke in government subsidized senior buildings is a slow process, says a housing official. Chris Reeves, provincial coordinator for housing with the Department of Family and Human Services, says 41 such buildings are desig
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jun 26, 2018 14:52
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Lawmaker’s jeers directed at witness hurt dignity of Diet

We feel flabbergasted and enraged by his act of jeering, which disgraced the bastion of free speech, of which he is a part. Yoichi Anami, a Lower House member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, heckled a lung cancer patient who was speaking at the
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:33
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[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28
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[New York] Nassau County bill aims to stem vaping by young people

The measure, which legislative committees will consider Monday, would require retailers to keep e-cigarettes and other vaping products behind the counter.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 25, 2018 15:27
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