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[California] BIG TOBACCO TAKES CIGARETTE LIST PRICE INCREASES

The top tobacco companies in the United States have taken increases on their cigarette list prices, as well as some smokeless brands. According to Wells Fargo Securities LLC, Altria Group Inc.'s Philip Morris USA led the way with $10 a pack — a 2 to 3 per
Convenience Store News
added Sep 23, 2017 14:30
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment [FREE FULL TEXT]

We argue that this novel angle provides important legal tools to protect the health and well-being of children. Because children are seen as ‘replacement smokers’ by the tobacco industry, protecting children in this context is key to haltering the devasta
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2017 00:57
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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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[North Carolina] Philip Morris USA plans 10-cent per pack increase in cigarettes

again testing the elasticity of their customers’ disposable income in a sluggish economy. This time, Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company are raising their traditional cigarette list prices Sunday by 10 cents, up 3 cents from the typical p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 23, 2017 00:33
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Missouri prisons to go smoke free after double-murderer wins in court

At the prison in Cameron, the asthmatic Washington kept being paired with heavy smokers, despite doctor’s orders that his quarters be smoke-free. Now, after a decade-long legal battle, Washington is declaring victory with a settlement that not only pro
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban won’t positively impact universities

The ban isn’t going to stop students and faculty at McMaster from smoking, it’ll only stop smoking on McMaster’s property. It’s naïve to believe that disallowing smoking on campus will discourage people from smoking at all. Even with a ban like this, smo
Queen's Journal (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21
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[Canada] SHEET: Breathe Easy Marauders

this will only increase our rankings as an internationally well-renowned institute. One concern that arises with applying this new policy is that adjusting to such a change for those who do smoke might not be easily transitional. However, the university h
The Silhouette (McMaster University) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:19
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[California] No Smoking Ordinance Passed By Beverly Hills City Council

On a first reading, the Beverly Hills City Council has passed an ordinance that would prohibit smoking in multi-unit properties including apartments, duplexes and condominiums. The ordinance is scheduled for a final vote and adoption at the Oct. 3 City Co
Patch.org
added Sep 23, 2017 00:16
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[Georgia] These 47 Fulton establishments recently signed no-smoking policies

As part of an initiative to discourage tobacco use and reduce secondhand smoke, Fulton County made a list of area restaurants and bars that recently instituted no-smoking policies. The Guide to Smoke-Free Bars & Restaurants lists the names, addresses an
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 23, 2017 00:15
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[Canada] John Robson: McMaster University thinks adults can't decide for themselves whether to smoke

Does the university want to prevent students from assuming adult responsibilities for another four years? Ah. Re-education. You shouldn’t have. But they did. Fourteen Canadian universities now ban smoking entirely, as does the Yukon territory on all ca
National Post (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:14
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