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Study suggests vaping does not stain teeth

A study by scientists at British American Tobacco has shown that e-cigarettes and tobacco heating products cause significantly less staining to teeth than conventional cigarettes. For the first time at BAT, scientists assessed and compared a novel e-cig
EurekAlert
added Oct 15, 2018 23:19
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[California] County Board Of Supervisors Looks To Close Smoke-Ordinance Loopholes

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is planning to vote on a motion that would create smoke-free zones at all county-owned properties, such as beaches and parks, as well as all outdoor dining areas for restaurants and bars.
KHTS Hometown Station AM 1220 (Canyon Country, CA)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:53
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[Texas] VFW post in Killeen adopts a ‘no tobacco’ policy

The Benjamin O. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9191 in Killeen approved a tobacco-free policy on Oct. 2 which went into effect Monday. In recognition of health, safety and environment concerns, the post commander in a statement said the post is com
Killeen (TX) Daily Herald
added Oct 15, 2018 22:52
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[Canada] Indigenous communities hope to cash in on cannabis, but how they'll do it is

On Sunday, Checkup opened the lines to Canadians to share their thoughts on the upcoming legislation. While some worried about secondhand smoke and the long-term effects of marijuana use, others were optimistic about how easier availability could benefi
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:51
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP: Ban smoking once and for all

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has demanded that the government ban smoking at eateries completely in accordance with its original intention.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:50
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[Massachusetts] City hosts hearing on raising tobacco age

The city is preparing to up the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 and the public will have a chance to comment when the Board of Health holds a hearing Monday. The board also is looking to set a limit on the number of locations where tob
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 15, 2018 22:48
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[Georgia] Oz & Roizen: Thirdhand smoke: Myth or reality?

Yes, thirdhand smoke is a real (and terrible) thing. It is the toxic residue that collects on clothes, rug, drapes or furniture when those things are exposed to smoke from any tobacco product. Think about it: If you’re a nonsmoker and you’ve stood next to
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Oct 15, 2018 22:47
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Provincial-level cancer burden attributable to active and second-hand smoking in China

Comprehensive smoke-free policies in China should expand to all provinces, notably those with a higher burden of cancer attributable to smoking, instead of being mostly limited to Beijing and some other metropolitan areas.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2018 22:45
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Health Care / Former Triad tobacco CEO takes over as head of pharmaceutical company ($$)

Murray Kessler, the chair president and CEO of Lorillard, has been chosen as the next CEO of pharmaceutical company Perrigo.
The Business Journals
added Oct 15, 2018 20:57
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Perrigo's new CEO is a former tobacco company executive

Murray Kessler, former CEO of Lorillard Tobacco, was named to the position Monday, Sept. 8... "The Board determined that Murray is the right CEO for Perrigo's consumer focused strategy going forward. We are thankful for (Roehrhoff's) leadership, includin
Michigan Live
added Oct 15, 2018 20:55
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