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STROUD: NEW JERSEY SHOULD ELIMINATE ITS DRACONIAN VAPING TAX

Although eliminating the tax on vaping products would be ideal, the proposed tax change would help soften the burden New Jersey vape shop owners would face come October 1 if the current tax goes into effect. Rather than imposing draconian taxes on device
Heartland Institute
added Sep 22, 2018 15:53
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[UK] Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say health officials

Public Health England (PHE) said that smoking rates among adults in England are expected to fall from the current level of 14.9% to around 10% by 2023. The number of smokers in England has fallen by more than a million since 2014, it added. The estimat
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:37
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[UK] Jeremy Kyle calls on smokers to quit during Stoptober

Kyle, who recently became a grandfather, is now an ex-smoker, having enjoyed cigarettes for more than half of his life. The 53-year-old smoked for 35 years. "If I can quit, I honestly believe anyone can quit," said Jeremy Kyle
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:35
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[UK] Death map of the world: Major report of 180 countries reveals how many people will die before their 70th birthday (so, how does your nation rank?)

'NCDs are the main cause of premature death for most countries. 'Poverty, uncontrolled marketing of alcohol and tobacco by multinational industries, and weak health care systems are making chronic diseases a larger danger to human health than traditional
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:07
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[UK] Proof the ban on having cigarettes on show on shelves worked! 17% fewer children buy them in shops now it's illegal

The UK Government made it illegal to have cigarettes on show on the shelf in 2015 in a crackdown on smoking. And now scientists have found the number of children who have bought cigarettes from a shop since the ban has dropped by 17 per cent. In the fi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:04
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[UK] Tobacco display ban linked to fewer children buying cigarettes

tobacco display bans may have an important role in reducing the number of child smokers. But it also revealed more worrying findings, suggesting that more than two in three child smokers had not been refused cigarettes when they last attempted to buy the
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:03
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[UK] Thousands of British women are dying too young because they 'try to drink, eat and smoke like men', with many developing diabetes, heart disease and cancer

Cancer Research UK said lung cancer rates are still peaking among women, years after they fell for men. This is because many women in the UK took up smoking in the 1960s and 1970s – but were slower to give up when men started kicking the habit a few dec
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:00
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Philip Morris International-funded ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’: analysing its claims of independence

claims that its governing documents ensure that it has an independent research agenda and stringent protections from conflicts of interest. We analysed the text of these governing documents. Their provisions have multiple loopholes, particularly regarding
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2018 22:33
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[North Carolina] Juul's leading e-cig market share may be leveling off

Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog issued her latest report Tuesday, based primarily on Nielsen data. Juul’s market share increased from 72.1 percent to 72.8 percent during the four-week period that ended Sept. 8. Meanwhile, market share of V
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2018 22:16
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[North Carolina] About 4.5 percent of adult Americans use e-cigs, and 15 percent of those never smoked traditional cigarettes, study finds

About 15 percent of those users, or 1.62 million, began smoking e-cigs without first consuming traditional cigarettes — which has been a concern of anti-tobacco advocates. Current use typically is defined in studies as consuming an e-cig product at leas
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2018 22:13
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