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[Kansas] Commission discusses smoking in parks

Parsons city commissioners likely will consider an ordinance creating desginated smoking zones in all parks with playground equipment during their next meeting. The commissioners on Monday discussed a proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in the cit
Parsons (KS) Sun
added May 22, 2018 15:35
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[India] Chennai cops crack down on deadly hookah

“You have to be watchful if your youngster is coming home late, regularly and for no good reason. And be alarmed if the kid smells of something as pleasant as apple or strawberry”, said S. Rajendran, deputy commissioner of police, Kilpauk. He has had som
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 22, 2018 15:33
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Europe Snus Market-entry and expansion strategies

MarketResearchReports.Biz adds “Europe Snus Market Share, Size, Trends and Forecast Market Research Report” reports to its database. This report provides a strategic analysis of the Snus and the growth estimates for the forecasted period.
OpenPR (de)
added May 22, 2018 15:28
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[UK] Illegal cheap tobacco can contain dead flies and rat droppings

containing dead flies, rat droppings and dangerously high levels of chemicals have been seized by the council's trading standards officers in recent months. Trading standards officers at Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council using sni
Hinckley Times (uk)
added May 22, 2018 15:17
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DVORAK: Can Americans ditch guns the way we ditched cigarettes?

The turning point for smoking came in 1964, when Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first report that outlined the dangers of smoking. That’s the report that health-care workers need to write about gun violence. The doctors who treat the carnage, t
Washington Post
added May 21, 2018 23:51
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Second-hand smoke exposes Thais to health risks

ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation sa
The Nation (th)
added May 21, 2018 23:47
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Tobacco Accessories Heat Up

While lighters and cigarette papers have been the traditional backbone of the tobacco accessories category, the vaping segment offers new opportunities to grow sales.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[New York] Hundreds of contraband cigarettes allegedly seized on Hylan Boulevard

, Ahmed Alarashi, 59, of Richmond, Calif., a city north of Berkeley, was arrested by the department's Cigarette Strike Force, the city Sheriff's Office and investigators from the Richmond County District Attorney's office. The 232 cartons of contraband c
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Jun 2, 2018 10:22
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Receptor proteins that respond to nicotine may help fat cells burn energy

The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism by acting directly on certain types of fat cells, new research from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute shows. Previous research by
ScienceDaily
added May 24, 2018 18:19
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Berries and Grapes May Keep You Breathin' Easy

This "suggests that [anthocyanin-foods] might have a functional role protecting the lungs against the pollutants and other environmental insults," such as smoking, Garcia-Larsen noted. These dark-pigmented fruits and vegetables seeme
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 24, 2018 15:37
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