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Trinity Health and Other Investors Caution Smokefree Disney on Purchase of "Tobacco-Contaminated" Fox Movies

Disney shrank the number of its films with smoking to zero by 2017. But Fox, now a Disney acquisition target, has continued to release movies with tobacco imagery, which are proven to recruit millions of new, young smokers worldwide. Large-scale investor
GlobeNewswire
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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[Denmark] Jack up cigarette prices significantly to stop juvenile smokers, politicians urged

The best way to stop young people smoking is to price them out of the cigarette market. That seems to be the message from a new report complied by the prevention council, Vidensråd for Forebyggelse. The report’s authors examined all the scientific evide
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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[Denmark] Danish News in Brief: Majority back 125 percent cigarette price hike

Some 59 percent of Danes support raising the price of cigarettes to the same level as in Norway where a pack of 20 costs 90 kroner, according to an Epinion poll for DR. The raise would correspond to an increase of 125 percent as a pack currently costs a
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:52
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[Illinois] Durbin & Senators Press JUUL Labs, Inc. For Answers On Marketing Addictive E-Cigarette Vaping Product To Teens, Urge FDA To Take Swift Action

“Your company’s popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth and putting an entire new generation of children at risk of nicotine addicti
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:52
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Commends FDA Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

“This commendable crackdown holds Big Tobacco accountable for marketing these increasingly insidious products to children. But FDA must act immediately to halt deadly cycles of addiction before they begin – removing all kid-friendly e-cigarette and cigar
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[New York] Babylon Town holding hearings on e-cigarette ban proposal

The Town of Babylon on Wednesday will hold public hearings... officials are proposing to add “electronic cigarettes, vape pens, vapors, e-liquids, other legal marijuana derivatives or other substances” to the section of its code prohibiting cigarette, ci
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[California] Simon Cowell is back on the fags after vowing to quit smoking for the sake of little son Eric

The X Factor mogul was spotted puffing away in Los Angeles, after promising to give up the cigarettes following his horror stair fall
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Ireland] Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoors eating areas?

We’re asking: Should smoking be banned in outdoors eating areas? Yes No I don't know
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Texas] Enjoy bug-free veggie gardens with tobacco plants

Tobacco plants attract bad bugs, keeping them from the rest of the garden. Quinn explained that the bugs are drawn to the nicotine, become addicted and will stay and not leave until death. Ugh, I thought, this is bad stuff. Perhaps the Surgeon General s
Hays County (TX) Free Press
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Massachusetts] Hopkinton board raises tobacco age, bans plastic bags

With an 11-year-old student taking action to make sure his town is healthier, the Board of Health voted Monday night to increase the age to buy tobacco in town from 18 to 21. Logan Sullivan, a fifth-grader at Hopkins Schools, told the board Monday night
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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