Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines — All

1 View

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: ALP's blanket ban on vapers in smoke-free spaces could do more harm than good

The proposal by NSW Labor to introduce a blanket ban on personal vaporisers, also known as e-cigarettes, in smoke-free areas is not justified on health grounds and could do more harm than good.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 17, 2017 22:43
2 Views

GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes are as bad as cigs in terms of heart disease risk

they exposed mice to e-cigarette aerosol for 8 months and found changes in their blood vessels that indicate heightened heart disease risk. (These results are consistent with short-term studies in humans show that people who use e-cigarettes immediately
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 17, 2017 22:06
4 Views

Would-be Zimbabwe investors beware: post-Mugabe era may be no better

Zimbabwe’s bourse - originally founded in Bulawayo in 1896 - features 65 listed stocks, many of them local subsidiaries of international companies, such as British American Tobacco . However, logistics at both ends of the investment process make putting
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 21:47
2 Views

Vaping 'no better' than smoking when surgery is needed

Many proponents of vaping argue that it's a healthy alternative to tobacco cigarettes; however, when it coming to surgery and interacting with anesthesia, neither is safe.
ScienceDaily
added Nov 17, 2017 21:02
7 Views

[Canada] Contraband tobacco 'out of control' in Ontario, convenience store lobby says

For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more than 18,000 cigarette butts across Ontario to determine how many are contraband. For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:57
4 Views

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking advocates to Angara: Include higher tobacco tax in bill

An anti-smoking group on Tuesday warned Senator Sonny Angara that he may suffer the fate of Senator Ralph Recto during 2007 elections if he ignores their call to include a higher tobacco tax rate in the proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:38
16 Views

[Florida] Smoker's Deadly Cancer Began in Lungs, Not Elsewhere, Dr. Concludes in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

A 42-year-old Florida smoker likely died of lung cancer that spread to her brain, a cancer specialist testified Wednesday, despite scant remaining medical records surrounding her treatment, as trial over the woman’s death continued against R.J. Reynolds.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
6 Views

[Louisiana] Housing Authority drafts No-Smoking policy

The DeRidder Housing Authority will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Nov. 27 to receive comments or concerns regarding its proposed No-Smoking policy. The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development announced last November that a smoking ban would go in
Beauregard (LA) Daily News
added Nov 16, 2017 15:29
1 View

[New York] Onondaga County revisiting push to raise tobacco purchasing age to 21

according to a meeting agenda by the health committee. The committee will consider the legislation on Nov. 20. The law would include herbal cigarettes, rolling papers, pipes and electronic smoking devices.
CNY Central (Syracuse, NY)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:20
1 View

[North Carolina] Suit seeks to stop new union limits around farm operations

North Carolina's only farmworker union is challenging a law limiting organized labor's activities in and around the state's vegetable and tobacco fields and other agricultural operations. Their lawsuit filed Wednesday called the restrictions unconstituti
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2017 15:18
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines