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[UK] End of smoking in sight? More than 3 million people in Britain now vape as charities say smokers are 'finally getting the message' that switching to e-cigs can improve health

Action on Smoking and Health found there are now four times more e-cigarette users than there was six years ago. The charity today said smokers are 'finally getting the message' that switching to vaping can improve health. Vaping - the term for using e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 18:44
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[Australia] Smoking on campus

From September 2018, designated smoking areas have been introduced at three locations on our Ourimbah campus and at eight locations across the Callaghan campus, included three in the student residence precinct.
University of Newcastle (au)
added Sep 14, 2018 18:04
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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 Action on Smoking and Health. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are tr
BBC Online
added Sep 14, 2018 17:20
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[UK] Join campaign to make your home smoke-free / September is Smoke Free Homes month.

the only way to protect your children and young people from second-hand smoke is to keep the environment around them smoke free. Second hand smoke is dangerous for anyone exposed to it, but children are especially at risk of serious illnesses due to secon
Lancaster Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:17
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[UK, USA] UP IN SMOKE Could flavoured e-cigarettes be BANNED? Health experts are considering it

Arnott, chief executive of ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) told The Sun Online banning flavours would make it less likely smokers would quit. "Banning flavours would undermine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes in helping adult smokers quit, and there'
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:15
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University and College 100% Smoke-Free Campuses in Canada: NATIONAL STATUS REPORT (PDF)

In Canada, there is tremendous momentum towards making campuses 100% smoke-free, including outdoors, with at least 65 universities and colleges adopting such a policy, and more in the process of doing so. In the U.S. the trend is even further ahead, wi
Canadian Cancer Society
added Sep 14, 2018 01:44
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High rates of smoking in people with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

research conducted in 25 sub-Saharan African countries and published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research. After taking into account other factors associated with tobacco use, people living with HIV were approximately 12% more likely to smoke cigarettes and o
aidsmap (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:23
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[Canada] Smokers fight back for right to light up

Fort smokers want the city to butt out the idea of lumping tobacco products into any bylaw that includes cannabis. That was the primary message from residents and business owners who spoke during the public hearing portion of the Sept. 11 city council m
Fort Saskatchewan (Alb) Record (ca)
added Sep 15, 2018 04:05
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[UK] Cigarettes and tobacco seized in crackdown on illegal trade

Cheshire East Council trading standards officers seized cigarettes and tobacco worth more than £9,000 during a swoop against a fraudster, a court heard. Chester Crown Court was told 30,679 cigarettes and 24.3kg of rolling tobacco were uncovered during a
TheBusinessDesk.com (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:18
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[Canada] Growing number of Canadian university and college campuses now smoke-free, report says

A growing number of university and college campuses across the country are now fully smoke-free – both indoors and out, says a report by the Canadian Cancer Society released Thursday. The report says there are now 65 post-secondary institutions that pro
Canadian Press
added Sep 14, 2018 17:08
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