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[Canada] Drinking and tobacco age not on the table in marijuana talks: province

The NDP government says raising Alberta's legal age of 18 for drinking alcohol and smoking tobacco isn't being looked at as it develops its policies around legal marijuana. Alberta Health Services, in its written submission to the government's consultat
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:57

Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and research suggests maintaining a healthy weight is the No. 1 behavior to prevent unhealthy blood pressure levels.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 04:32

[UK-Scotland] Snacks, fags and booze: Scotland's triple health challenge

Of the trio of major health time bombs – smoking, drinking, and obesity – smoking remains the biggest killer. Around a fifth of Scots smoke and tobacco is responsible for about 10,000 – one fifth of all – deaths a year in Scotland as well as 128,000 hosp
Holyrood (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:50

[UK] 'She was snogging the life out of me': Pregnant Danniella Westbrook, 42, 'cheats on fiancé with partygoer, 25, during six hour drinking session'... amid claims she was 'holding cigarette at Benidorm bash'

a cigarette is clearly visible in her hand - with sources claiming the star was happily smoking in view of guests...'Danniella was puffing away on a cigarette while she hung out with everyone. She appeared to be drinking...she was expecting her first chi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:23

[Oklahoma] Wayne Greene: Cigarettes or booze? We know which is the greater menace

When abused, alcohol is dangerous, but it is not a bigger threat to our health than tobacco...CDC statistics are clear and undebatable: Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death... I hope whatever package Fallin devises to deal with the state’s
Tulsa (OK) World
added Sep 9, 2017 15:17

[UK] Alcohol industry accused of 'downplaying' risk of cancer from drinking too much

The alcohol industry is misleading consumers with distorted and distracting health messages that downplay any related risk of cancer, researchers claim. The industry is using "denying, distortion and distraction" strategies to minimise evidence in activ
The Independent (uk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48

Drinks industry distorts alcohol cancer risk: scientists

The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday.
added Sep 11, 2017 02:58

[Colorado] Rocky Mountain Cigar Festival Celebrates Eighth Year

set to take place at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colo. on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. ...Created to cater to the premium cigar industry...attracts over 2,000 consumers, collaborating with more than 100 vendors within the cigar, craft beer, dis
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36

[Pennsylvania] Snapchat video shows alcohol being forced down throats of alligators

shows alcohol being forced down the throats of two small alligators. Another clip shows the reptile being picked up by its tail with a burning cigarette shoved in its mouth. .. We showed the video to the the director of law enforcement for the SPCA who ha
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:19

LOPEZ: New Jersey raised its smoking age to 21. The change will likely save lives.

So the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal ages for smoking and drinking reduce use and save lives, and they do so by working exactly as one would expect.
Vox Media
added Jul 24, 2017 22:10
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