Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines — All

12 Views

WARNER/SCHROEDER: FDA’s Innovative Plan to Address the Enormous Toll of Smoking

The plan is predicated on recognition that “nicotine—while highly addictive—is delivered through products that represent a continuum of risk and is most harmful when delivered through smoke particles in combustible cigarettes.”1
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Nov 15, 2017 02:31
6 Views

[Canada] Shoppers Drug Mart founder Murray Koffler was a business visionary who leaves a philanthropic legacy

That kind of decisive action to improve society – based on a personal experience – was a hallmark of Mr. Koffler, who died on Sunday at his home in Toronto. Mr. Koffler created what is now Canada's largest drugstore business, but his legacy extends to a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:24
3 Views

[Canada] LETTER: MAHOOD: A different view

Your obituary of Murray Koffler, the pharmacist founder of Shoppers Drug Mart...While he served as chair of Shoppers from 1971 to 1986, pharmacies were major tobacco retailers. Shoppers resisted the health community's efforts to persuade pharmacists that
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:23
4 Views

[Australia, Hong Kong] The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: experts respond

Philip Morris ... to claim billions in compensation for Australia’s plain packaging law. It took more than four years and reportedly cost A$50 million in legal fees for the tribunal to decide that Philip Morris was not a Hong Kong company.
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:18
3 Views

[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
1 View

[Ohio] Hilliard passes ordinance to ban smoking and use of tobacco products in public parks

Hilliard City Council voted to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products in public parks and on premises of city-owned buildings Monday night. City leaders said the decision was made to promote and support the health and wellbeing of Hilliard resid
WSYX ABC 6 (Columbus, OH)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:07
2 Views

[Australia] Call for three new smoke-free zones in Queensland: markets, universities, squares

THREE health charities are calling for Queensland’s already-tough smoking laws to be beefed up, as a new survey reveals widespread public support for bans at universities, markets and town squares. The survey of 2600 Queensland adults, released today, w
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:06
2 Views

[Philippines] City launches ‘Smoke-Free Baguio’ campaign

City officials led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Monday led the launching of “Smoke-Free Baguio” — a massive campaign encouraging residents to shy away from cigarette smoking. Domogan said the city government is serious in its campaign against smoking an
Philippine Canadian Inquirer (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:05
0 Views

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Mother believes her baby’s serious lung infection came from secondhand smoke at restaurant

Word. Is it time yet for Kuala Lumpur to join the ranks of London, New York, Paris and uh… Singapore and take our smoking away from poor little baby lungs?
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Nov 15, 2017 01:59
0 Views

[Arkansas] Veterans fought for freedom; struggle with lung health

Due to the increased risk for veterans, Dr. David Mannino, Pulmonologist and Medical Expert at GSK, recommends they make it a point to talk to their doctor when they are having trouble with their breathing. What is COPD? COPD is a chronic lung disease br
Henderson State University Oracle
added Nov 15, 2017 01:57
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines