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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:37
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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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[South Africa] Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article

Bhekisisa’s article...sought to suggest some underhand motive in Tisa’s #TakeBackTheTaxCampaign, which seeks to raise public awareness of the scale of the trade in illegal cigarettes and its cost to our society. It is a pity that the column did not ackno
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco threatens youth: Ministers

Senior government officials opened an international conference on tobacco control on the resort island of Bali on Thursday with the message that Indonesia must reduce its tobacco consumption to protect its younger generations.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[Canada, USA] Canadian marijuana investors could face lifetime bans from entering U.S.

While pot smokers and cannabis-industry workers have previously faced the prospect of lifetime travel bans, it may be news to investors that the risk extends to them as well. Marijuana-related stocks fell in after-hours trading after Politico published
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:17
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VIDEO: Europe Leads the World in Boozing, Tobacco Use ... And Living Long

Bloomberg News
added Sep 18, 2018 03:50
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[UK] Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri struggling to give up smoking

The 59-year-old Sarri says "unfortunately at the moment I am not able to stop." The Italian's father has been urging him to give up cigarettes for 20 years but it's proving difficult.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:13
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by [ASH]. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are trying to give up. The e
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2018 16:41
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[UK] Kick-off for smoke free sidelines in East Yorkshire

The first junior football match in East Yorkshire with smoke free sidelines takes place on Sunday. It's hoped the ban will promote healthy lifestyles and reduce chances for children to see adults smoking. Smoking rates in Hull have fallen steadily, but
KCFM (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:26
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[UK] Campaign urges the county's smokers to quit for the sake of their families

Thousands of smokers in North Yorkshire who underestimate the risk of smoking cutting their lives short are being urged to stop for the sake of their families in a hard-hitting campaign by Breathe 2025....The “Don’t Be The 1” campaign is being supported
Whitby Gazette (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:25
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