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[UK] 'Something was troubling him, he definitely wasn't himself': Friends of Sudanese immigrant who unleashed terror on Westminster say his life smoking shisha as a failed student had made him depressed

A failed student, he loved smoking a hookah pipe or sipping coffee at an internet cafe, where he spent much of his time browsing the web alone.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:32
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Bangladesh Dramatically Reduces Tobacco Use — Government Must Continue Life-Saving Progress

Bangladesh has dramatically reduced tobacco use over the past nine years, according to a new survey released today by the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Bangladesh’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that tobacco use has d
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:26
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[Indonesia] The heartbreaking plight of chain-smoking two-year-old whose mother buys him two packs a day to stop his tantrums

Two-year-old Rapi Ananda Pamungkas, from Sukabumi, Indonesia started by picking up used butts scattered outside his mother's market stall that older boys would light for him. But within days he was hooked and would constantly pester passing shoppers to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:44
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[USA] Turkey's doubling tariffs on U.S. products will amount to $533 mln, trade minister says

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco in retaliation for U.S. moves.
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:20
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South Africa's parliament considers tougher anti-smoking bill

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill would restrict smoking in public places, introduce plain packaging, ban point-of-sale advertising and displays, and scrap the sale of single cigarettes. It is opposed by some businesse
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:19
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[France] Secondhand Smoke Exposure as Kids Tied to Women's Arthritis cigarettes in ashtray

omen who were regularly exposed to secondhand smoke as children might be at slightly increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study hints. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the lining of the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 15, 2018 17:07
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[Republic Of Maldives] Smoking ban petition launched by hospital boss

More than 1,300 people have signed an online petition to ban smoking in all cafes and restaurants across the Maldives. Ahmed Affaal, the managing director of ADK Hospital, set up the petition two days ago and aims to get 1,500 signatures. He told the M
Maldives Independent (mv)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:23
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[UK] Vaping disables the lung’s cleaning systems and could cause chronic diseases, study finds

E-cigarette users could be putting themselves at risk of lung disease as a new study shows how the liquids they use hamstring the immune system’s ability to clear the lungs and prevent harmful chemical buildups. A study by Birmingham University research
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:37
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Why Australian prisoners are smoking nicotine-infused tea leaves

Simply providing nicotine lozenges isn’t enough to change the entrenched behaviour of long-term smokers. We need to provide better support for Australians in prison to quit smoking and improve their long-term health. They deserve the same quitting servi
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:01
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[France, Thailand, UK] Three major anti-smoking groups are joining forces to fight Big Tobacco

Three of the globe’s most ardent anti-tobacco groups are joining forces, part of new effort to create a one-stop shop to monitor the tobacco industry, its lobbying tactics, and its marketing strategies. Stopping Tobacco Organizations Products (STOP) is
Quartz
added Aug 15, 2018 16:24
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