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[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

CARBON monoxide, lead, arsenic and benzene are poisons that most of us go out of our way to avoid. But this is the toxic cocktail in tobacco smoke inhaled by smokers and potentially their families in the home and car. That’s the warning from Fresh as th
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:37

[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

“Secondhand Smoke Is Poison” campaign re-launches this week. The campaign encourages smokers to quit or take it outside, ensuring children and grandchildren are not regularly exposed to smoke in indoor spaces. Figures from the British Thoracic Society in
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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[Canada] Town of Hampstead adopts strict anti-smoking bylaw

Tobacco use on all municipal properties, including parks, streets, sidewalks, municipal vehicles, buildings and adjacent land is prohibited.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:33

[Australia] BUGA UP founder made unique push to ban tobacco advertising

Bill Snow was one of the founders of BUGA UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions), a movement that used witty and subversive graffiti to expose the glossy falsehoods of powerful corporations. As a civic minded graffitist and ant
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36

Japan Tobacco Looks To Expand Russia Presence With Donskoy Tabac Purchase

“With Donskoy Tabak's value brands complementing our existing product portfolio and its strong salesforce expanding our distribution network, we will strengthen our overall competitiveness in the country,” said Eddy Pirard, JTI’s President and CEO.
ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine (ie)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:21

[Italy] European Parliament - E-Cig: a Potential Step Forward for European Health According to LIAF – Lega Italiana Anti Fumo

is bringing experts and policymakers to the European Parliament to discuss the benefits of electronic cigarettes. The event takes place on 20 March 2018 at 12.30 p.m. and will allow experts to exchange views on the potential of e-cigarettes to help reshap
Business Wire
added Mar 19, 2018 21:48

The graphic that proves obesity is the new smoking? How Australians got fat on cheap junk food as the rate of lighting up dropped - with cigarettes now costing $30 a pack

Smoking and obesity levels have gone in the opposite direction since the 1970s In 1977, almost 40 per cent of Australia smoked - today that number sits at 15% By contrast, obesity has risen from about 7% up to closer to 30% of population Health experts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:28

[Australia] Teens unaware of 'social' smoking dangers

Research has found two in three teenagers wrongly believe 'social' or occasional smoking is harmless, prompting concern from public health experts. Analysis of the Victorian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey of 4500 12 to 17-year-olds conducte
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:21
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time-off policy. The company granted non-smoking staff an additional six days off each year to mak (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:43

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41
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