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[UK] Taking down the walls around mental health in construction (PDF)

A fifth of respondents have increased their alcohol and tobacco intake as a stress reliever, increasing the potential for further health risks...with 20% of workers increasing their consumption of tobacco and alcohol, the overall health and well-b
Randstad (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:36
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[UK] 34 per cent of construction workers suffer from mental illness

​”We found that mental illness affects all ages and genders and rather than seek help, one fifth of workers are turning to alcohol and cigarettes to self-medicate and have increased their drinking and smoking as a result of their mental state. This stati
Construction Industry News (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:27
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Alcohol-flavoured tobacco products

Brands by major tobacco companies (eg, Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco) were well represented among alcohol-flavoured cigars & cigarillos with five companies offering a total of 17 brands. Conclusions The widespread availability of alcohol-flavoured toba
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2017 12:24
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Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teens

Nearly 50 alcohol-flavored tobacco product lines are marketed by more than 400 tobacco brands in the United States and these products may especially attract teens, luring them into tobacco addiction, according to a new study. Adolescent drinking and smok
Reuters
added Sep 22, 2017 12:22
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[UK] Thousands of smokers hit by litter squad in Liverpool

Kingdom litter teams have been directly targeting smokers in Liverpool - with cigarette butt penalties making up over 90% of all tickets handed out. The squads, which have proved controversial in recent months amid claims they have been over-zealous in
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:19
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[India, UK] FUMING Chelsea legend John Terry ‘disgusted’ after Gold Flake use Aston Villa star’s photo on cigarette packaging

JOHN TERRY has hit out at Indian cigarette company Gold Flake for using his image on their packaging. The Chelsea legend shared a snap of their fags onto his Instagram on Thursday morning. John Terry has blasted an Indian cigarette company on Instagram
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:14
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BROWN: Dear Hollywood: Smoking Deserves An ‘R’ Rating

A few weeks ago, my organization, the American Heart Association, and 16 other leading health and medical organizations sent a letter putting the six media companies behind the MPAA on the clock. We asked them to implement the R rating for movies depicti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 21, 2017 17:17
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[Virginia] Community meeting helps set the stage for new "smoke free" public housing policy

The new "smoke free" policy for public housing goes into effect in July 2018, so community meetings are helping people learn more. It's a chance to make living conditions healthier at places like Crescent Halls, but some saw a new "smoke free" policy as
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Sep 21, 2017 17:12
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Judge Kessler Drops Out of DOJ Case

USA v. PHILIP MORRIS, et. al: The above-entitled case was reassigned on 8/29/2017 from Judge Gladys Kessler to Judge Paul L. Friedman by direction of the Calendar Committee.
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 21, 2017 14:01
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Tobacco consumption in Poland halved since '90s: report

The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday. Poland, alongside other EU states, is at the forefront of introducing policies aimed at curbing tobacco consumption, acclaimed physician Prof. Witold Zatoński sai
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:52
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