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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] WHO Targeting Businesses To Support 'Revolution Smoke-Free'

Across the Western Pacific Region, WHO invites all businesses to join a new campaign, “Revolution Smoke-Free”, and establish smoke-free workplaces in which everyone is free from tobacco smoke in their workplaces and beyond. “A smoke-free workplace is n
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Jul 18, 2018 00:47
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‘Thirdhand’ smoke can hitchhike to non-smoking sites

Even buildings that strictly enforce bans on indoor smoking may never be smoke-free. A new study shows that “thirdhand smoke” — the type that sticks to surfaces — can end up indoors, even in supposedly smoke-free spaces.
Science News for Students
added Jul 18, 2018 00:40
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 00:27
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[Asia, India] PICTORIAL WARNING: TOBACCO COMPANIES FIGHT NOTIFICATION IN SC

industry objected to a petition challenging a new central government notification on mandatory pictorial warnings on tobacco products and asked the Supreme Court whether it would be better to completely ban tobacco rather than stifle the industry with all
Times of India
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Juul e-cigarette expands to England and Scotland, eyes Asia

Starting Tuesday, Juul e-cigarettes will be available in England and Scotland. Juul's first international market was Israel, where it launched in February. The e-cigarette brand has quickly become the dominant U.S. market leader, seizing 68 percent of m
CNBC
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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Vape start-up Juul raises $650m at $15bn valuation

“Smoking has been called the biggest health issues of our time and despite falling rates it still has a massive impact on health,” said James Monsees, the company’s founder. “Juul gives people the satisfaction of smoking so they can switch when they are
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 23:08
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[UK] Anti-smoking students hope the make the fight against fag-ash go viral as they take to social media.

Pupils from Whitburn Church of England Academy wrote, starred-in, recorded and are now ready to premier a new film highlighting a host of reasons to sling out cigarettes or not pick them up in the first place.
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 23:03
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[UK] Pregnant women who smoke to get vouchers if they quit

Pregnant women could be offered shopping vouchers and other incentives to give up smoking. Women can spend the vouchers in high street shops or save them up to visit Blackpool’s attractions. The proposal is included in details of a new stop smoking servic
Blackpool Gazette (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:57
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[UK] Plastic box being used as an ashtray starts fire

A plastic box being used as an ashtray started a fire in a block of flats. Two crews were called to Westbourne Grove, Westcliff, to reports of a fire in the stairwell just after 11.30pm yesterday. The small blaze was extinguished by 11.55pm. The cause
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:55
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[UK] Smokers urged to stop lighting up on Royal Blackburn Hospital site

SMOKERS have been urged to stop ‘inappropriately’ smoking on a hospital site where it is banned. East Lancashire Hospitals Trust (ELHT) operates a blanket ban on e-cigarettes and tobacco at any of its sites, which include Royal Blackburn and Burnley Gen
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 22:54
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