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[California] Is It Cool to Juul? UCSB Administration Says No

Devices like JUUL, PHIX and similar models are among the most common e-cig products in use among students...explained that the dissipating smell of the vape and the strength of the nicotine makes it an ideal illegal substance in small areas like the dorm
Daily Nexus- UC Santa Barbara Student Newspaper
added Mar 1, 2018 14:21

You won’t believe the staggering amount of time wasted on workplace smoke breaks

HaloCigs surveyed over 1,000 people about how fair smoke breaks really are, if U.S. companies should give nonsmokers extra vacation days, and how many of these extra days smokers would need to kick the habit altogether. Curious how much time is really bei
added Mar 1, 2018 14:16

IQOS tech solution now available in Armenia

Today the Armenian affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI), starts the sales of its revolutionary smoke-free product IQOS in Armenia. As the first step, trained staff of a comfortable IQOS pop-up located in Dalma Garden mall, Yerevan, will offer
Intel (am)
added Mar 1, 2018 14:12

[Canada] Tory heated tobacco pleas go up in smoke

od MPs have rejected pleas from tobacco companies asking them to change the Liberal government’s tobacco reform bill so they can advertise a new kind of heated tobacco product as being less harmful to consume than cigarettes. A Conservative move that wo
iPolitics (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 14:00

FedEx won't ship 'risky' items like stamps, coins or ashes — but they'll ship guns at a discount

You can’t send dead bodies, human organs, live animals, cigarettes, used tires or a host of other potentially hazardous items via FedEx — but you can send a gun.
New York Daily News
added Mar 1, 2018 13:57

[Connecticut] $28.1M judgment upheld in former Norwich woman’s suit against tobacco company

A tobacco company is on the hook for paying $28.1 million to a former Norwich woman who developed cancer after she began smoking at the age of 12. Her’s is the first smoker’s case to come to trial in Connecticut and the first jury verdict ever to be ret
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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Austria mulls pro-smoking bill despite protests

Austrian government MPs presented a bill on Wednesday which would continue to allow smoking in bars and restaurants, despite a huge groundswell of opposition. The bill, which would overturn a ban due to come into force on May 1, was branded a "huge step
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51

Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy: United States, 2016

Prevalence of cigarette smoking during pregnancy varied by state. Women aged 20–24 were most likely to smoke cigarettes during pregnancy. Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian women were least likely to smoke tobacco during pregnancy. Smoking during pregnancy
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 1, 2018 13:48

Tobacco Use and Pregnancy

How Does Smoking During Pregnancy Harm My Health and My Baby? Most people know that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, and other major health problems. Smoking during pregnancy causes additional health problems, including premature birth (being born t
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 1, 2018 13:46
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1 in 14 women still smokes while pregnant, CDC says

7.2% of all expectant mothers smoked -- but that the percentage of pregnant smokers varied widely from state to state. The prevalence of smoking was highest in West Virginia, where 25.1% of women reported smoking at any time during pregnancy, and lowest i
added Mar 1, 2018 13:44
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