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[Wisconsin] Johnson Creek Enterprises suddenly closes

E-cigarette smoke juice manufacturer Johnson Creek Enterprises has suddenly closed after going into bankruptcy. In a Monday blog post, Chief Operating Officer Heidi Braun apologized to customers, saying “I’m so very sorry that we’ve failed you.” She also
GM Today (Greater Milwaukee)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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[UK] Every extra two pounds an overweight person carries cuts their life expectancy by two months, while a packet of cigarettes a day knocks off SEVEN YEARS, reveals new study

Smoking has the greatest impact on shortening people's lives... Study author Dr Peter Joshi from the University of Edinburgh, said: 'Our study has estimated the causal effect of lifestyle choices. We found that, on average, smoking a pack a day reduces l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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The most boring place in the world to live? Russian apartment complex only allows teetotal, non-smoking vegetarians to live there

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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The Government Is Spending Over 200K To Get Gay Teens To Stop Smoking

The project — or so called 90-day intervention — includes weekly counseling sessions in addition to the group Facebook posts. Results of the project will be used to design a clinical trial that seeks to determine optimal intervention methods for particul
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOF expects higher sin tax collection in 2018

The Department of Finance (DOF) expects revenues from the so-called “sin” products would sustain their growth pace next year as the government intensifies its programs against illicit cigarette trade.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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[Asia, China] Xiamen's new public orders to take effect Oct. 1st, 2017

Fines for violators of smoking bans will be increased. The new fines will range from RMB 50 to 200. Previously the fine was only RMB 10 for smoking ban violators. The new measure on smoking bans also highlights the duty of responsible units of indoor p
Whats On Xiamen (cn)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:09
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[Oregon] Blue Zone Projects Umpqua works on tobacco issue

is working to improve the health of people in Douglas County, and Tuesday night project representatives heard about the issues around local tobacco usage, with one of the highest percentages of smokers in the state. The group is trying to form strategies
Roseburg (OR) News-Review
added Oct 14, 2017 16:08
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[Pennsylvania] Lawmakers skeptical of Wolf's budget bailout

Keller said he hopes the state House moves to get the governor and Senate to pass legislation that would tap money House lawmakers say is sitting unused in reserve funds, while borrowing against the state’s tobacco settlement payments. The tobacco settle
New Castle (PA) News
added Oct 14, 2017 16:07
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Passive smoking and children

A by-law aimed at protecting children from passive smoking — including in private places like their homes — has been enacted in Tokyo... will help the capital hold the 2020 Olympic Games in a tobacco-free environment — a goal set by both the International
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:06
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[Australia] Melbourne pubs ban food outside so smokers can light up

MELBOURNE pubs and restaurants are banning food from their outdoor spaces and converting them into smoking-only zones as they grapple with recently introduced smoking laws. The legislation, which ban patrons from lighting up in outdoor dining areas, has
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:02
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