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Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt use rises

Cigarette use decreased among young women - including pregnant women - during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new study. But, researchers found, use of marijuana blunts rose.
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 05:30
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[Australia] Un-liked! Government dumps $600,000 taxpayer-funded scheme that saw it pay Instagram models to post sexy photos to promote good health

Some of those hired to by the government to promote women's health were sponsored by alcohol companies, promoted controversial detox 'skinny teas,' uploaded photos of themselves smoking and endorsed sun tanning.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 05:14
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[UK] Revealed: No-nonsense nurse fed Winston Churchill cold soup at 5am, scrubbed him in the bath and didn't care that he never wore pyjamas as he fought pneumonia in 1943

During the winter of 1943, a young nurse sat down to write a letter to her husband,...‘He also tells me that he hates cigars, and never smokes more than a quarter of one.... ‘As he gets better so his cigars get larger, and tonight after dinner he was smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:54
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'We Are Outraged': This South Florida Firm is Winning Millions of Dollars Against Big Tobacco

Scott Schlesinger of Schlesinger Law Offices has been in trial since May 14, working on all three back-to-back cases. The cases are among thousands of similar suits emanating from a 2016 Florida Supreme Court ruling that overturned a $145 billion verdict
Law.com
added Jul 21, 2018 16:05
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[New Jersey] Gov. Murphy signs bill curbing smoking at beaches, parks

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday banning smoking at New Jersey’s public beaches and parks, yet local communities can explicitly opt out and set aside a small section for smoking. The state is the first in the nation to do so, according to Karen Blum
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2018 15:43
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Honduras appeals WTO landmark ruling on Australia's plain tobacco packaging

Honduras has appealed against a WTO ruling won last month by Australia on its “plain” packaging requirements for tobacco, a WTO spokesman said on Friday....The other plaintiffs - Cuba, Dominican Republic and Indonesia - have not yet said whether they pla
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2018 20:32
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Tobacco production in Azerbaijan may increase by late 2018 (Exclusive) ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:27
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[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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Population-level relevance of risk factors for cancer

We are estimating and comparing the population-level relevance of risk factors for cancer in Australia...This study is focusing on the preventable lifestyle-related risk factors (e.g., smoking, alcohol consumption, poor diet, lack of exercise, overweight
Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH) (au)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[New Jersey] VIDEO: Gov. Phil Murphy signs NJ beach smoking ban with $250 fine

signed into law a revision of the New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act which will formally ban smoking on public beaches and public parks. The ban goes into effect early next year and covers all local and state-owned beaches. Violators caught smoking on the be
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jul 20, 2018 16:48
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