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Singaporeans question proposal from MP for smokers to contain smoke in their own flats

In response to the issue of secondhand smoke coming from neighbouring houses, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Joan Pereira proposed that people who want to smoke in their own homes should make sure that smoke does not escape their flats. She said, “Windows and do
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Indiana] STAWAR: Pipe dreams go up in smoke

Last week the News and Tribune featured an article by Elizabeth DePompei about a local pipe smoking champion. The piece evoked memories of my own pipe smoking days, and my experiences with tobacco...simply to call the national quit line (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Florida] Lawyers for non-smoking flight attendants who sued cash-rich foundation are punished for it

Philip Gerson and Steven Hunter, shut down their practices in Miami for a month early this year at the direction of the Florida Supreme Court. Now they have blots on their previously unblemished records after long careers spent building good reputations.
Florida Bulldog
added Sep 20, 2018 22:25
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JUST IN: Florida Supreme Court says tobacco giant must pay $18.5M award to Delray woman

A jury returned to a Palm Beach County courtroom to decide how much to punish R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the 1993 lung cancer death of a Boynton Beach woman. When it on Friday awarded Odom $6 million for losing her 58-year-old mother, Juanita Thurston
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 20, 2018 22:14
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Submit Comments / Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications: Application for Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut submitted by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company; Availability Docket No: FDA‐2018‐N-3261

The FDA is announcing the availability for public comment of a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) application for Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut, a loose moist snuff tobacco product submitted by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC. FDA will post the application m
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 20, 2018 17:31
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[UK] BAT/vaping: cigarette break

Try this. It may kill you. That has long been the marketing dilemma of the world’s biggest cigarette groups.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:25
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[UK] One person quits smoking every 80 seconds in England as official figures show only 10% will smoke in 5 years and the killer habit will be completely eradicated by 2030

health chiefs predict the end of the killer habit is in sight. Public Health England estimates only one in ten people will still be smokers......health chiefs are sending smokers to controversial vaping shops despite growing fears over safety.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:11
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[Asia, Singapore] NEA will use cameras to detect illegal smoking - here's how it could work

The thermal cameras that could be deployed to detect smoking in prohibited areas would likely be able to capture high definition images of your face from as far as 100m away, an industry expert said. These pan-tilt-zoom cameras can also track offenders o
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:23
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[Indiana] Smoking rates drop, but habit still costly: Impact on households $1,000 per year

Smoking rates in Bartholomew County are dropping, but Indiana’s statewide rate continues to be a costly challenge to Hoosiers’ health, quality of life and community economic development. In Indiana, 21 percent of Hoosiers are smokers, ranking the state
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Sep 20, 2018 11:59
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[Alabama] Sheffield poised to be first smoke free Shoals city

the first city in the Shoals with a comprehensive non-smoking policy that would prohibit smoking in work places, including restaurants and bars, and city parks. Smoke Free Shoals Coordinator Melanie Dickens discussed the policy with the City Council on M
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Sep 20, 2018 11:58
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