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[UK-Wales] Health body 'disappointed' nearly one fifth of Welsh adults still smoke

The smoking rate for adults in Wales has not decreased according to the latest figures from the National Survey for Wales. 19% of adults said that they smoked. That is the same figure that was reported in 2017. The number of adults that 'vape' using e-c
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:39

[UK] Anonymous tip offs boost illegal cigarette campaign

MORE than 350 anonymous tip offs from the public have been received by trading standards teams since the launch of a campaign tackling the sale of illegal tobacco. The ‘Keep it Out’ campaign went live in the North-East in November and highlights how ch
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:39
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[UK] Hull's school gates to go smoke-free

Parents are being stopped lighting up at 24 primary schools in Hull in a bid to create a smoke free generation. The move follows the introduction last year of a smoke-free playground policy, which saw smoking stubbed out at all 91 playgrounds in the cit
KCFM (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:38

[UK] Leeds Shopping Centre Introduces Smoke And Vape Free Zone

White Rose Shopping Centre has introduced a ‘Smoke and Vape Free Zone’ in its outdoor leisure area, The Village, following the opening of its brand new children’s play area and ahead of Clean Air Day (21 June). In consideration of the increased number of
Business Up North (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:34
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[UK] Smokefree Community Champions needed

Places are still available to be booked for training later this month to become a Smokefree Community Champion. Wallasey Constituency Team is working in partnership with A Better Life (ABL) to provide free training for local people across Wallasey to be (Wirral Council) (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:31

InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved Tobacco Rolling Paper (DLL-3349)

An inventor from Watauga, Texas, has developed the LICKZ, a smoking accessory consisting of modified rolling papers with a more convenient design. I wanted to save myself and others time and energy when rolling tobacco. Whether at home or on the road, my
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2018 13:18

GLANTZ: PMI releases new data purporting to show how healthy IQOS is

Without the details, this statement does not substantively change our state of knowledge about IQOS. There is still not good evidence publicly available that they are safer than cigarettes. This particular study also raises questions about manipulating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 20:04

hookah is the most popular flavored tobacco product among youth

according to a Truth Initiative® study on flavored tobacco use, most youth tobacco users — 81 percent — say the first tobacco product they used was flavored, with hookah having the highest rate of flavored tobacco use among youth who currently use tobacco
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:59

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] “Out with Secondhand Smoke” in Seoul’s Gangnam District

the local government office of Gangnam-gu in Seoul has announced today that it is cracking down on people smoking in the streets. Gangnam-gu also said it was strengthening efforts to publicize the harms of smoking. Currently, there are a total of five
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56

[Australia] Another tragic scene from our filthy planet: Underwater footage shows fish attempting to EAT a filthy cigarette butt carelessly dropped in the ocean near Melbourne

The cigarette butt is captured descending towards the ocean floor as fish swim around it in eager interest. They swim towards the toxic butt and attempt to latch onto it, bouncing around the coral. The footage was filmed by a freediver, Jules, who sha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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