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SCR-143 Smoking: youth: motion picture industry. (2017-2018)

This measure would encourage the motion picture industry to take specified action with regard to the industry’s depiction of smoking, and would encourage the State Department of Public Health, the Attorney General, and other state and local agencies to c
California Legislative Information
added Aug 24, 2018 12:15
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[California] R-rating resolution falls a vote short in Cal. Assembly

After breezing through the California State Senate, a resolution recommending that Hollywood stop recruiting millions of kids to smoke was smothered in an Assembly Committee on Tuesday — just one vote shy of escaping onto the Assembly floor and winning a
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:09
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[California] WHATMATTERS: Keeping score at home? Soda loses, tobacco wins

the Assembly Health Committee failed to approve a resolution calling on Hollywood to give R-ratings to movies that depict smoking. Resolutions are statements and cannot be enforced. The vote: Seven Democrats voted yes and one Republican voted no. But fiv
CALmatters
added Aug 24, 2018 12:08
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[Tennessee] Kingsport Housing Authority reports harm and cost reduction following smoking ban

Local public housing authorities are complying with a new federal ban on smoking cigarettes in and around apartment complexes...Officials say Kingsport is already reaping the benefits of these restrictions after becoming one of the first public housing a
WJHL-TV (Johnson City, TN)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:03
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From E-Cigs to Tobacco: Here’s How Nicotine Affects the Body

From affecting the brains of teens to high blood pressure, here’s what you need to know. E-cigarette vaping devices, those nicotine-rich cigarette alternatives, may not be as safe as once believed. This is especially so for the market’s fastest growing
Healthline Networks
added Aug 24, 2018 12:02
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[Nigeria] Tobacco-Free Club urges smokers to quit smoking, save system

Tobacco-Free Club, University of Abuja chapter (TFC), an NGO, has called on smokers to quit smoking and save their system from non-communicable diseases like cancer or heart disease. Emmanuel Oluma, President, TFC, who made the call at a ''Breathe cam
Nigerian Voice (ng)
added Aug 24, 2018 11:58
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[UK, USA] Calls made to ban smoking in people's own homes over child death rates

The United States has just put in place a blanket ban on smoking in social housing, and now cancer campaigners say we should be looking at a similar move, reports Plymouth Live . Epidemiologist Dr Ryan Diver, a data analyst at the American Cancer Societ
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 11:55
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[California] Smoking rules take shape in Half Moon Bay

A conflicted Half Moon Bay City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance regulating tobacco sales and smoking in certain places, including multifamily residences and potentially all city sidewalks. The council voted 3-1 for the city’s first smok
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 11:53
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[Russia] MEMES MOCKING RELIGION HAVE STUDENT FACING FIVE YEARS IN PRISON

Daniil Markin, 19, first spoke out about the case against him last month, in solidarity with Maria Motuznaya, another Russian facing a legal punishment for posting memes such as one featuring nuns smoking with the caption “quickly, while God isn’t lookin
Newsweek
added Aug 24, 2018 11:46
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