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WADE: What anti-smoking advocates can learn from the opioid crisis

policymakers must adopt the most effective strategies to protect our populace from the most dangerous outcomes of tobacco use. As such, harm-reduction approaches to smoking offer a promising option to explore.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 15, 2018 15:42


The Albany County Legislature passed a law Monday evening that prohibits the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products and e-cigarettes at pharmacies. After the law goes through the state channels, pharmacies will have 3 months to remove products from their
Spectrum News
added May 15, 2018 15:32
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How an injection to thin the blood can also help you breathe more easily

A blood thinner normally injected into patients at risk of clots can help ease chronic lung diseases when it’s inhaled. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth found that heparin, a drug that has been around for more than 100 years, significantly im
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:29

[UK] Ferne McCann and Amber Davies raise eyebrows as they puff on cigarettes in clearly marked 'No Smoking' area after NHS Heroes Awards

The reality stars seemed oblivious to the fact the area was a designated smoke free space as they lit up their cigarettes and shared a long conversation, with Ferne even leaning against the 'No Smoking' sign as she indulged in the vice.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:23

How healthy is YOUR city? Study reveals Oklahoma City has the worst nutrition and disease rates - and Arlington, Virginia is the healthiest place in America

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was named as the unhealthiest city in the US. In its 2018 American Fitness Index, the Cinderella City was found to be the worst overall when it comes to levels of smoking...THE TOP 10 HEALTHIEST CITIES... 1. Arlington, Virginia
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:20

[California, Virginia] America's Fittest City: Arlington, Va.

American College of Sports Medicine....Arlington had the lowest smoking rate... The average smoking rate in all cities was 15 percent, with the highest rate nearly 26 percent. The average in all 16 California cities included in the index was less than 11
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 15, 2018 15:11
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Annual conference aims to clear the air, emphasize that smokeless isn’t harmless

The Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is hosting the 15th Annual “Clearing the Air in Communities of Color” Conference. This event raises awareness about tobacco use in minority com
University of Arkansas
added May 15, 2018 15:04

This Plugin Helps You Quit Smoking By Showing You How Much Money You've Saved

If you’re a Mac user and cigarette smoker, you can ditch one of these expensive habits with the help of a new plugin. The Quit Smoking OSX App, a $5 plugin available for Macs, is a lightweight tool for quitters looking for motivation on their journey to
added May 15, 2018 15:03

Tobacco Retailer Training Programs

This guidance document is intended to assist retailers in implementing training programs for employees to learn about and comply with the Federal laws, including regulations, regarding:
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 15, 2018 15:02

[UK] Midwives given carbon monoxide detectors in fight to reduce smoking in pregnant women

Smoking rates among pregnant mums in Wakefield are the highest in the country...“Initiatives introduced include additional educational support for midwives and providing carbon monoxide detectors for them; improved information on the harmfulness of smokin
Pontefract and Castleford Express (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:50
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