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[UK] Last chance to take part in public health consultation

The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking views from the public, key partners and other stakeholders about how its public health professionals can work more closely with other organisations in the City to improve the health and wellbeing of local resi
Gorgeous FM (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:21
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[UK] Smokefree Community Champions needed to help people kick the habit

A TEAM of 'Smokefree community champions' is being recruited in a bid to help people in Wallasey who are trying to kick the habit. Smoking is seen as the single most significant cause of poor health and early deaths in the borough and Wallasey Constitue
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:17
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Southern California’s First Cracker Barrel and Our Love Affair With New Chain Restaurants

More recently, the company was sued by the NAACP for allegedly segregating black customers by seating them in the smoking section and then giving them subpar service. The chain never admitted wrongdoing, but settled the lawsuit for $8.7 million.
Los Angeles Magazine
added Feb 15, 2018 17:14
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Opening Brief Filed in Deeming Rule Appeal by Nicopure Labs and the Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition

Appellants argue that (1) the Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) provision of the TCA, as well as the ban on free samples of vapor products, violate the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and (2) FDA was obligated to consider a less burdensome Pr
National Law Review
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[Oregon] SHIRLEY: Tobacco industry as deceptive as ever: Guest opinion

It's my responsibility as the Oregon Health Authority's public health director to make sure you learn the facts -- and that our state continues the work of reducing tobacco use. The Oregon Legislature's decision last year to raise the legal age to posses
The Oregonian
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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Regulating Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Next Steps In A Comprehensive Strategy For Tobacco Harm Reduction

The FDA’s new tobacco regulatory framework marks an unprecedented opportunity to reach the longstanding goal of eliminating the use of combustible cigarettes in the United States, and nicotine replacement therapies have a crucial role to play in this ove
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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Trump administration revives support for new FBI headquarters

The plan also calls for stripping the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) of its powers to police cigarette and alcohol smuggling and transferring them to a tax and trade unit inside the Treasury Department.
Reuters
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: Can I get a prescription for nicotine therapy on the NHS?

A. Yes, you can get nicotine replacement patches, spray and gum on the NHS but e-cigarettes are not currently available on prescription (they have to be bought from a pharmacy or a vape shop). To get an NHS prescription contact your local NHS Stop Smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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Thank you to our reviewers

The Editors would like to publicly acknowledge the people listed below who served as reviewers on the journal during 2017. Without their efforts, the quality of the journal could not be sustained. Abroms, Lorien Adams, Kathleen Agaku, Israel
Tobacco Control
added Feb 15, 2018 02:06
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[Canada] Bus drivers hope for smoking ban bylaw

A delegation representing the drivers appeared before Vernon council Tuesday to ask the city to create a bylaw similar to Lake Country, where smoking in any public space, park, common area, and within 7.5 metres of any transit stop, outdoor customer serv
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:05
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