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[UK] Non-smoking driver, 21, accuses her council of 'scamming motorists' after she was fined for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car window

Amber Webb was given a £50 fine after a Community Protection Officer claimed to have seen her throw the item out of her car. But the 21-year-old's outraged family claim she has been 'victimised and scammed' by Nottingham City Council.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:39
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[Massachusetts] The funeral crasher: Stranger gives unsolicited 'racist' eulogy for woman who died of lung cancer by warning that illness was caused by 'incense at Asian churches'

Carol Tan Wong, 65, died of lung cancer on March 2 despite being a non-smoker... Adam Small, a local private investigator, stood up and gave his own eulogy He said that 'smoke in Asian churches' caused by incense was to blame
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:38
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[UK] Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy

Breast cancer patients who smoke have an increased risk for serious long-term complications from radiation therapy, a new study finds. "This research highlights that breast cancer patients who smoke need to be offered help and support in order to try and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 29, 2017 18:34
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[Oregon] Letters to the editor

the Blue Zones Project is helping the community develop best practices around different types of health interventions — including tobacco policy. What are the costs in dollars and in smoking-related diseases? Tobacco use in Klamath County is higher tha
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 29, 2017 18:29
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VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House

At a Wednesday hearing, a bill finally introduced to repeal that law was discussed publicly for the first time. “VA strongly supports this,” VA Deputy Undersecretary for Health Jennifer Lee told a House subcommittee. “We have proposed legislation for man
Stars & Stripes
added Mar 29, 2017 18:27
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[Africa] Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection

"We are encouraging tobacco farmers to have their own woodlots to cure tobacco. If a farmer does not have such a woodlot we advise them not to grow tobacco," he said. Tobacco curing alone is responsible for more than 20 percent of the country's
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2017 16:01
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Paraguay Congress wrestles again with presidential re-election law

Soft drink and tobacco mogul Cartes was elected to a five-year term in 2013. His strongest backers want him to be allowed to run for another term next year. Critics say a constitutional change aimed at benefiting a sitting president would be unfair.
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2017 16:00
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[Maryland] Baltimore beckons BAT scientists for key international tox conference

Top scientists from BAT headed to Maryland, USA to present new research at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The SOT Opens new window is a US-based professional association “dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing t
BAT Science.com
added Mar 29, 2017 15:59
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22nd Century Invited to Speak at the Colorado Hemp Expo about the Company’s Medical Marijuana Initiatives and Zero-THC Hemp Plants

a leader in tobacco harm reduction and cannabis research, announced today that representatives of the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Botanical Genetics, have been invited to serve as featured speakers and presenters at the annual Colorado Hemp Expo a
Business Wire
added Mar 29, 2017 15:45
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Global Tobacco Packaging Market 2017-2021

The purpose of packaging is to protect tobacco products from external impacts during transportation. The packaging of tobacco involves usage of films, paper box, and others. Films, boards, cartons, foils, paper, laminates, and membranes are the primary ma
PR Newswire
added Mar 29, 2017 15:33
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