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[Canada] Condos will likely be able to ban residents from smoking marijuana: lawyers

New federal legislation allowing people to consume marijuana recreationally will come into effect in mid-2018, and some condo boards have reportedly been preparing for an anticipated rise in smoking and growing marijuana plants by prohibiting both in con
Global News (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12

[Ireland] 20% of participants quit smoking after Trinity’s free course

The 20% are “normally post-graduates or staff,” however, according to College Health Promotion Officer, Martina Mullin. Each of the three courses offered see ten students attend on average, with approximately 40% of participants quitting in the short ter
Trinity News (ie)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:19

VIDEO: Tobacco smuggling ring busted by Australian Border Force

THREE people have been arrested over a highly organised tobacco smuggling syndicate operating through Melbourne Airport. Australian Border Force officers began investigating a large number of passengers arriving from South-East Asian ports based on inte
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Consumer groups laud US FDA’s pro-e-cigarettes tack

Vapers in the Philippines hailed a recent policy paper from the US [FDA] stating that nicotine, although not totally risk-free, is not directly responsible for fatal lung and hearts diseases. In a recently published Strategic Policy Roadmap, the US FDA
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

[Asia, Pakistan] Ban on smoking in cafes hard nut to crack

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority’s ban on smoking corners seems to be ‘mission impossible’. The move appreciated by anti-smoking groups has already sent shock waves among restaurant owners, who say their business will suffer if the ban imposed is implemente
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07

[Asia, India] Tobacco and chocolates can no longer share shelf space in Maharashtra’s shops

The sale of tobacco and other food items like chocolates will no longer be permitted under the same roof henceforth, a notification issued by the Maharashtra government on Wednesday said. This follows a directive from the Union Health Ministry that noti
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07

[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco under threat

under threat after main international buyers resolved not to accept tobacco cured using coal citing environmental concerns. Recently, the Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies produced guidelines on the sustainable manner tobacco should be produced, which p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:42

Vaping under threat in tobacco-loving Indonesia

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world's highest smoking ra
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:13

[Singapore] Confronting The Big Smoke In A Small Nation

Since there are no alternatives to consume nicotine, why are smokers villainised when they turn to their cigarettes? Speaking at the fifth annual E-Cigarette Summit 2017 held in London, Sarah Jakes, representing the New Nicotine Alliance, shares how ordi
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43

Evidence from qualitative studies of youth about the impacts of tobacco control policy on young people in Europe: a systematic review

There is very little qualitative evidence exploring the impacts of tobacco control on youth smoking in Europe. To develop more effective smoking prevention policies that take account of local political, social and cultural contexts, more qualitative rese
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:08
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