Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines — All

1 View

[Hawaii] High price of smoking

A 67-year-old Koloa man smokes almost a whole pack of Kool Blues menthol cigarettes every day at home and during work breaks... WalletHub calculated the potential monetary losses — including the lifetime and annual costs of a cigarette pack per day, healt
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
1 View

[Samoa] Smoking in public is prohibited, reminds Leausa

That is the reminder by Ministry of Health Director General, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri issued in a public notice. “The public is hereby advised and reminded of the relevant Tobacco Control Act 2008 provisions that prohibit smoking in public places. “It
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
1 View

[California] BWOPA/TILE Smoke Free Housing Listening Session

BWOPA/TILE will engage the West Oakland community to explore their thoughts and policy solutions on the hidden dangers of second-hand smoke in public housing during its listening session with Oakland City Councilmember Lynette McElhaney, at the West Oakla
Diablo Magazine (Walnut Creek, CA)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
1 View

[California] How strong are Inland cities’ tobacco policies? The grades are mixed

Riverside County cities are generally doing a good job regulating tobacco sales and promoting a smoke-free environment in places where people gather outdoors, a new public-policy report card says. But they’re doing a lousy job protecting apartment dwell
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
0 Views

[California] Santa Monica earns an “A” for smoke-free rules

The City received an A for Smokefree Outdoor Air, a B for Smoke-free Housing, an A for Reducing Sales of Tobacco Products and bonus points for tackling second-hand smoke and licensing.
Santa Monica (CA) Daily Press
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
2 Views

[Connecticut] Study: Vaping Can Lead To Smoking

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said. “The American public deserves thorough, immediate, and sustained [FDA] scrutiny of these products. FDA must fulfill its commitment to safeguard public health and use its full authority under the Tobacco Control Act to pr
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
3 Views

[Canada] Second-Hand Cannabis Smoke Just As Harmful

According to Willert, “We know that smoke is smoke and everyone needs to limit their exposure to it. We know that cannabis smoke also produces toxins that can damage our lungs and has been linked to worse respiratory symptoms and chronic bronchitis.”
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
0 Views

[Maryland] Calvert to consider park smoking ban

Prince Frederick, MD - Locals who want area parks to become smoke-free are hoping the Calvert County Commissioners will take the necessary action to make it happen. On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the board conducted a work session on the proposal to impose a ban o
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
2 Views

India recorded total productivity loss of $6.7 billion in 2012 due to cancer: Study

India ranks second in productivity losses because of cancer, and the cost per death ratio in the country was a startling 2.7 - almost double that of other BRICS countries. India also recorded a total productivity loss of $6.7 billion in 2012 due to cancer
Times Now (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
3 Views

Iran is losing its jihad on tobacco

Iran's anti-smoking efforts reflect the wider difficulties faced by the government: Tobacco use is a deeply ingrained habit, and appeals to Islamic values, which had an impact on other social issues years ago, have failed to win over the population. Whet
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 30, 2018 02:25
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines