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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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[California] South Pasadena Smoking Regulations Now in Effect

New smoking regulations in the City of South Pasadena, designed to further protect public health and reduce the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, take effect TODAY, June 15, 2018. The updated ordinance adds City sidewalks and other public spaces to t
South Pasadena Review
added Jun 16, 2018 11:31
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2000-2025 Second edition

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 15, 2018 09:20
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[France] Troubled casino mogul James Packer eats ice cream and smokes cigarettes in Saint-Tropez with his girlfriend Kylie Lim...

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 15, 2018 08:35
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[California] City staff will work on smoke-free park ordinance

The ordinance would make it illegal to smoke in the city's public parks -- an idea proposed by local students who are members of the Smokebuster club and supported by the American Lung Association (ALA).
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Jun 15, 2018 07:58
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Stop smoking on the beach

Rockport town officials ushered in the beginning of summer by making the wise decision to ban smoking on its public beaches. Here's hoping other communities across the region follow suit. It should be an easy decision. In most communities, smoking is al
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jun 15, 2018 07:56
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[UK] Evidence Thin for 'Preloading' Benefit in Smoking Cessation

Use of nicotine patches for a month before a smoking quit attempt was not associated with better long-term abstinence in a newly reported, according to a year-long British study.
MedPage Today
added Jun 17, 2018 08:32
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Flavorings in Tobacco Products Induce Endothelial Cell Dysfunction

Conclusions—Our data suggest that short-term exposure of endothelial cells to flavoring compounds used in tobacco products have adverse effects on endothelial cell phenotype that may have relevance to cardiovascular toxicity.
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
added Jun 16, 2018 12:03
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Vaping flavoured e-cigarettes 'leads to heart disease, strokes and heart attacks', scientists warn

A new study by researchers from Boston University has revealed that the flavour additives using in e-cigarettes can impair blood vessel function, and inhaling them can lead to heart damage
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 16, 2018 12:02
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[UK] Cambridge United back no smoking campaign Kick Ash

An innovative no smoking programme led by young people in Cambridgeshire has scored winning support from its local football club - Cambridge United. Kick Ash, an award-winning campaign led by young people to prevent smoking in under 16’s across the coun
Cambridgeshire County Council (uk)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:59
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