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[Massachusetts] CEASE program increases smoking cessation assistance provided to breastfeeding mothers

A study led by MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers demonstrates that an MGHfC-developed program designed to help the parents of pediatric patients quit smoking can increase the provision of such assistance to breastfeeding mothers. The r
added Dec 5, 2018 18:14

[Massachusetts] Smoking suitcase of passenger headed to KCI causes disruption

Investigators say a lithium battery in an e-cigarette ignited, causing the smoke.
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Dec 5, 2018 18:13

[UK] VIDEO: Is smoking in cars illegal?

Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Dec 5, 2018 18:12

[Canada] North Vancouver school fed up with e-cig vaping imposes a lock down on bathrooms

“All student bathrooms, except those on the main floor by the gymnasium and the Gender-Neutral Bathroom by the office, will be locked until further notice,” reads a November 29 memo distributed by Seycove Secondary and first reported by the Vancouver Sun
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Dec 5, 2018 18:01

[New York] Editorial: Ban tobacco sales in drugstores

The TV networks survived the loss of tobacco revenue, and drugstores will, too. It’s time for them to stop profiting off of smokers’ unhealthy, sometimes lethal, habits.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 5, 2018 18:00

Nearly 90% of C-store Retailers Expect Their Business to Be Negatively Impacted by FDA's Recent Announcements

An overwhelming majority of convenience store retailers expect recent regulatory proposals by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hurt their tobacco business. However, many retailers acknowledge any final action could be years down the road.
Convenience Store News
added Dec 5, 2018 17:59

Man Leaps to Safety From Burning New Jersey Balcony

A lit cigarette sent a New Jersey apartment building up in flames, fire officials said. Tracie Strahan reports.
added Dec 5, 2018 17:58
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[Canada] VIDEO: Investors send pot stock soaring on possible tobacco deal

added Dec 5, 2018 17:57

[New Jersey, New York, Virginia] Mahwah PD: NY Cigarette Smuggler Caught Hauling 50 Cartons From VA, With $11,324 In Profits

An accused cigarette smuggler from Orange County was carrying nearly 500 packs without New Jersey revenue stamps and $11,324 in suspected proceeds when Mahwah police stopped him on Route 17, authorities said. Detective Eric Larsen and Officer Martin Kil
The Daily Voice (NY)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:55

[New York] Big bust of smuggling ring unlikely to stem flow of illegal smokes

The city is now the nation's capital for tobacco smuggling. Nearly 57% of all cigarettes smoked here are carted in from out of state, the highest rate in the country, according to Tax Foundation data. Widespread bootlegging deprives the city and state of
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 5, 2018 17:54
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