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The FSFW Releases Results From Large-Scale Global Smoking Survey

The President of the FSFW, renowned anti-smoking expert Dr. Derek Yach pointed out that this study indicates that understanding individual experiences is key. “The data demonstrates that by better understanding the unique experiences and struggles of the
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:37

[Greece] Gun-Toting Russian Who Shocked Soccer World Is a Billionaire

Japan Tobacco Inc. agreed to buy Savvidi’s company, Donskoy Tabak, for 90 billion rubles ($1.6 billion), a hefty premium at a time when Russia is cracking down on smoking, including a planned tax increase for cigarettes and a proposed ban on sales to anyo
Bloomberg News
added Mar 21, 2018 11:36

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Readers question Straits Times on article stating e-cigarettes creates more smokers than helping them quit

Many readers commented on the ST article. Some asked for the validation of the study, while some said that this is another piece of propaganda, saying that some other studies have stated that e-cigarettes have helped some people to actually quit smoking.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:33

EDITORIAL: Our view: Cigarettes 2.0 are still dangerous

This is just the beginning of a long, complicated process — testing products and writing new regulations — that is expected to take years. But it’s not too soon to think about its implications.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 22, 2018 15:17

[Australia] He's on fire! MAFS' Nasser Sultan, 50, flirts with bikini-clad women half his age at Bondi Beach and smokes cigarettes as he embraces the single life after split with Gabrielle Bartlett

Puffing away: Despite being a fitness enthusiast, Nasser seems to have an unhealthy habit of smoking cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:03

[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Africa: Turning the Tide On Avoidable Deaths in Africa

Public health leaders showed promising signs of tackling these at the recent international tobacco control conference in Cape Town, but UN meetings later this year will test leaders' real commitment
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 22, 2018 13:47

Smokers fail to respond to UAE 'sin tax'

The UAE has doubled the price of smoking, but some say it only hits low-income smokers Only one in four smokers in the United Arab Emirates have changed their habits after the government introduced a 100% "sin tax" last year, it's been reported. Accordi
BBC Online
added Mar 21, 2018 13:46

Tourist beaches in Thailand to issue new bans to protect popular holiday islands

The increase in numbers, up from 35.3 million in 2017, has caused a large amount of damage to the islands as tourism increases... The smoking ban will come into place from November 1 after over 138,000 butts were found on one beach in September. Feedin
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 21, 2018 13:45

[Hawaii] Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Smoking on All UH Campuses

The House of Representatives Committees on Health & Human Services and Higher Education will hear Senate Bill 134, which prohibits smoking and tobacco use, including the use of electronic smoking devices, by any person on the premises of the University o
Maui (HI) Now
added Mar 21, 2018 11:48
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