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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarette awareness, ‘ever use’ and current use appear to be patterned by a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits no
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:02
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Keith Chegwin dead: Star's idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis lung condition explained

Daily Express (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:48
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The Union’s Position on Heat-Not-Burn (HNB) Tobacco Products

The Union states that: 1.The potential benefits and risks from HNB tobacco products to the public health remain undetermined but early independent research indicates that the tobacco companies are understating the risks. The Union recommends that govern
Asian Tribune
added Dec 13, 2017 04:46
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[New Zealand] Vaping better than smoking, Ministry of Health tells MPs

It is much safer than smoking, and there is emerging evidence it helps people quit, the Ministry of Health said during a briefing at Parliament on Wednesday.
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:39
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[Michigan] Health department program to reduce smoking, reduce SIDS

Local health department officials hope a new program aimed at decreasing smoking by pregnant women, new moms and others living in the home will also reduce infant death. Smoking is a leading cause of fetal and infant morbidity and mortality in the United
Ionia (MI) Sentinel-Standard
added Dec 13, 2017 04:38
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[UK-Scotland] Top Scots midwife joins campaign for every baby to be born smoke-free

SCOTLAND’S most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke as figures show smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Scottish Government statistics show the number of expectant mothers who iden
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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[Arkansas] Tobacco settlement money used to provide services to 200 Arkansans with disabilities

Money from Arkansas’ share of a tobacco lawsuit settlement is paying to help 201 Arkansans with developmental disabilities with daily living tasks in their homes, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said... Hutchinson gave an update on the state’s progress to the Arkans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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[Texas] Fort Worth city attorneys to rewrite the smoking ordinance

The City Council directed city attorneys in October to draft an ordinance that clamps down on smoking in public places. The only exception: Smoking will still be allowed at stores whose primary business is to sell cigars and tobacco products. Max Faulkne
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 13, 2017 04:32
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[Texas] VIDEO: Fort Worth Council Votes To Expand Smoking Restrictions

Fort Worth joins the other cities in Tarrant County and the major cities across Texas that ban smoking inside bars or bingo halls. That includes e-cigarettes as well. The only exception to that is smoking will still be allowed on outdoor patios as long
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:31
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[South Carolina] Bars, restaurants looking at possible smoking ban in Horry County

Horry County Council flicked aside two smoking ordinances Tuesday night, but the proposals haven’t been completely extinguished yet. Council voted to send two proposals back to the council’s administration committee for a rewrite: one to ban smoking on
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Dec 13, 2017 04:29
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