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[Wisconsin] Underage tobacco sales growing, Chippewa County health department says

Underage tobacco sales are a growing problem, an official at the Chippewa County Department of Public Health said Tuesday, after a survey was released that indicated underage tobacco sales in Wisconsin had jumped from 7.2 percent in 2016 to 7.7 percent i
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:29
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A Power Shift In Big Tobacco

Bis Research recently conducted what was intended as a “conservative” market research survey that estimates that: The global e-cigarette market was estimated to be worth $8 billion in 2015, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.34% throughout the forec
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 17, 2017 21:28
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America needs a candid smoking control champion

misinformation about nicotine abounds...Ten years after e-cigarettes became available, governments and scientists know enough to assure smokers that e-cigarettes are safe enough for smokers to switch.
The Hill
added Nov 17, 2017 21:24
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E-cigarettes: Is Australia out of step with other countries?

But many Australian public health experts oppose the use of e-cigarettes, arguing there isn't enough evidence to show they're safe. They point to Australia's low smoking rates, and say we should continue what we're doing to lower them further. In their
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:15
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Dokha smoking becoming an addiction in UAE, say experts

Health experts have warned against dokha smoking, a habit spreading among the youth in the UAE and across the world. "The alarming issue is that we are witnessing a huge increase in the dokha usage for the past seven years. It started to spread through
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:14
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[UK-Scotland] THE BIG SMOKE When did the UK smoking ban come in for pubs, prisons and stations and are the rules different in England and Scotland?

Smoking indoors is also banned in Scotland but those savvy Scots were a few steps ahead of their English cousins. The smoking ban came into place more than a year earlier north of the boarder on March 26, 2006.
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:12
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S.A.’s anti-tobacco lobbyists want no smoking legislation to cover e-cigs

South Africa’s National Council Against Smoking is urging the local government to extend the Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act to include e-cigarettes.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:10
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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2017 Vaping Policies in UK Councils Report A report from The Freedom Association’s Freedom to Vape Campaign (PDF)

● 126 councils (32 per cent of those who responded) require vapers to use designated smoking areas in all or some circumstances, despite that fact that vapers are not smokers. This is an increase from 112 councils in 2016 . ● When asked if councillors ar
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 17, 2017 21:07
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[UK] NEW REPORT: ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF COUNCILS IGNORE GOVERNMENT ADVICE AND REFUSE TO REVIEW E-CIGARETTE POLICIES

A new report from The Freedom Association's 'Freedom to Vape' campaign highlights the shocking ignorance in town halls across the UK.
The Freedom Association (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:03
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