Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines — All

2 Views

Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes

A national panel of public health experts concluded in a report released on Tuesday that vaping with e-cigarettes that contain nicotine can be addictive and that teenagers who use the devices may be at higher risk of smoking.
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
1 View

E-Cigs: Uncertainy on Risks, Benefits to Public Health

The comprehensive analysis of existing e-cigarette studies to date, mandated by Congress, highlights areas of concern regarding e-cigarettes, such as the mounting evidence that non-smoking teens and young adults who vape are more likely to start smoking
MedPage Today
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
1 View

Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes (2018)

Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes reviews and critically assesses the state of the emerging evidence about e-cigarettes and health. This report makes recommendations for the improvement of this research and highlights gaps that are a priority fo
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
1 View

[Canada] Ontario Landlords Want to Ban Weed From Rental Housing / Guess you'll have to buy a house to smoke weed.

he’s also one of many Ontario landlords with major concerns about how cannabis legalization will impact rental housing if tenants are allowed to grow their own plants and smoke weed legally. “This is one of the most important issues for Ontario landlords
Vice.com
added Jan 24, 2018 00:24
1 View

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Landlords should be allowed to ban pot smoking

Non-smoking tenants should not have to endure smoke from weed seeping into their apartments, and landlords should be able to re-open leases to stop them.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 00:23
1 View

[Florida] COFFIN: Commentary: Making young-adult tobacco use illegal isn’t the answer

But here’s the reality: They’re not going to lose their addiction just because some new law says that smoking is now illegal. If we think otherwise, we obviously don’t understand the dynamics of addiction.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 24, 2018 00:03
2 Views

[Illinois] Approval to amend outdoor smoking ordinance up in the air

Although consensus was reached Monday to vote on proposed changes to the city of DeKalb's smoking ordinance, passage seems unlikely because of the split opinions of council members. State law prohibits smoking in a place of employment, or within 15 feet
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Jan 24, 2018 00:01
0 Views

[Canada] More tobacco taxes, smoke-free bylaws: local group calls on B.C. government to take action

Jack Boomer, director of the Clean Air Coalition of B.C..."We need to make it harder for children and youth to start smoking and easier for adults to quit while protecting people from second-hand smoke," he told CBC host of The Early Edition Stephen Quin
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 00:00
1 View

[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
0 Views

Colorado town considers banning smoking in cars

The Aurora City Council is considering making it illegal for smokers to light up in a car if anyone 18 or younger is inside. The proposed ordinance passed unanimously on first reading Monday and ...
Denver (CO) Post
added Jan 23, 2018 23:55
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines