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[Africa] ERA/FoEN to Labour Ministry: Distance Nigeria from Ugandan position on ILO partnerships with tobacco industry

and other delegates attending the meeting of the governing body of the International Labour Organisation, ILO, to support calls for ILO to cut ties with Big Tobacco. ERA/FoEN said Nigeria has to declare its stand unequivocally in view of the Ugandan posit
Vanguard (ng)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:40

Changes in smoking cessation assistance in the European Union between 2012 and 2017: pharmacotherapy versus counselling versus e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings highlight the need for approaches that ensure that smokers get support to quit smoking across the EU. The question of whether the availability of e-cigarettes will displace other methods, and the impact of such a displacement, should be clo
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2018 23:29

[Michigan] Kalamazoo man sues after e-cig explodes

A Kalamazoo man is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company because he claims an e-cigarette burned him. Ronald Sumner says that on July 1, 2016, an e-cigarette exploded, bursting into flames when he inhaled. The lawsuit says Sumner had third-degree chemical
WOOD TV8 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:25

[Zimbabwe] Tobacco selling season kicks off

Zimbabwe’s 2018 tobacco selling opened Wednesday with officials saying production is set to increase by nearly six percent to 200 million kilogrammes this year from 189 million kg last year.Tobacco is the southern African country’s second biggest fore
Farmers Review Africa (ke)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:23

Upcoming Webinars: What’s the Hype?: JUUL Electronic Cigarette’s Popularity with Youth & Young Adults

This webinar will familiarize participants with JUUL, a relatively new, discreet, and best-selling e-cigarette brand that is very popular among youth and young adults. Policy, legal, and advocacy experts will describe JUUL and discuss concerns and emergi
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:19

FDA Move on Tobacco Flavorings 'Long Overdue'

With the exception of tobacco and menthol, flavorings have been banned from combustible cigarettes for almost a decade, but they are ubiquitous in little cigars, electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products widely used by younger users. The JUUL bra
MedPage Today
added Mar 21, 2018 22:35

[New York] ‘Smoking while walking’ could become illegal in NYC if proposed bill passes

Many non-smokers think the bill is a good idea. “That happens a lot honestly to me where I’ve been in situations where it blows straight back at me,” a woman told WNYW. Another woman said secondhand smoke bothers her because she has asthma. “Do it to
The Blaze
added Mar 21, 2018 22:20

New York City councilman proposes banning pedestrians from smoking while walking on sidewalks

If the bill passed, New Yorkers would have to remain stationary while puffing This would keep non-smoking New Yorkers out of the way of smoke trails behind their fellow pedestrians
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:14

[New York] NYC May Ban Sidewalk Smoking Nothing New

John Banzhaf, who helped get the first such smoking ban in 2006 when Calabasas, CA, restricted all outdoor smoking to a small number of designated smoking areas (about the size of a parking space), says outdoor smoking bans are clearly nothing new, with t
added Mar 21, 2018 22:12

[Idaho, Washington] VERIFY: Is there a law against smoking with children in the car?

A recent article from making the rounds on social media claims smoking in cars with children present is illegal effective Jan. 30.... While there are individual states and cities across the country that have banned smoking in cars with chi
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:11
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