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[Canada] Stricter Smoking And Vaping Laws Start Soon In Huron County

On September 1, smoking or holding lighted or heated tobacco or cannabis will be prohibited on properties such as social services, the museum, by the Courthouse in Goderich and at the health unit. County housing facilities are exempt. “There are many b
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Aug 9, 2018 17:39
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[Japan] This Company Rewards Non-Smokers with an Extra Week of Vacation

Piala Inc., a company in Japan has decided to do something about smokers, after it is deeply ingrained into culture. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint to the company suggestion box about how smoke brakes affected productivity, the marketi
Rare
added Aug 9, 2018 17:09
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[UK] How counterfeit cigarettes containing pesticides and arsenic make it to our streets

Almost 45 billion fake cigarettes, which can contain arsenic, pesticides and rat poison, are smoked in the UK each year. Oliver Bennett speaks to the man smoking out the smugglers
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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[Canada] Council chooses 9-metre buffer over full public ban in new smoking bylaw

In a 5-2 vote, councillors ushered an amended Smoking in Public Places Bylaw through its second and third readings Tuesday afternoon, bringing in new rules around where smokers can light up cigarettes and eventually cannabis in the city. While councillor
paNOW (ca)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:56
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Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:16
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[China] Tariffs on Chinese goods could batter the U.S. vaping industry

Proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from China of electronic cigarettes, known as vaping products, could not come at a worse time for the industry....U.S. vape manufacturers, who depended on China for 91 percent of imported vaping products in 2016, find them
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 19:11
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Alliance One and France Tabac Enter Into an Agreement To Expand European Flue-Cured Virginia Tobacco Footprint

Together, the two organizations will provide customers with the high-quality flue-cured Virginia shisha style tobacco that the European region is recognized for producing.
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 16:07
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking-linked losses in Japan estimated at over 2 trillion yen

Financial losses linked to smoking are estimated to have amounted to 2.05 trillion yen ($18.4 billion) in Japan in fiscal 2015, the health ministry said Wednesday, with the majority of spending going toward medical expenses.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:23
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[UK-Wales] The e-cigarettes recalled by Argos and Sainsbury's because they could catch fire

Batches of e-cigarettes sold by high street retailers have been recalled by the over fears they could catch fire. The Vype device was on sale at stores including Argos and Sainsbury's . The items are being recalled because manufacturers have discovere
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:48
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