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[UK] Watchdogs could start spying to combat illegal tobacco trade in Norfolk

officers said they were also considering surveillance. They said: “Whilst surveillance is extremely costly, other local authorities have had success in tracing the supply chain of illegal tobacco; leading to seizures of large amounts that have had a real
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46
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VIDEO: Orangutan Smoking Video Goes Viral, Indonesia Zoo Criticized

A video showing an orangutan smoking a cigarette at an Indonesian zoo went viral, sparking renewed criticism over alleged mistreatment of animals. The viral video was shot Sunday at Bandung Zoo, about 90 miles southeast of the capital, Jakarta.
IBT - International Business Times
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46
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[South Africa] Experts warn on e-cigarettes: Creating new nicotine addicts

Experts at an anti-tobacco conference have warned that while e-cigarettes were marketed as devices to help smokers quit, they are actually creating 'new nicotine addicts', while also making it harder for smokers to quit. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46
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[UK] The British women who SMOKE during pregnancy: Those in Blackpool are 17 TIMES more likely to light up than in Wokingham, NHS data shows

Pregnant women in certain parts of England are 17 times more likely to smoke than those living in others, official statistics reveals. NHS data today showed 27.8 per cent of expectant mothers smoked until they gave birth in Blackpool between October and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45
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[Australia] Hope for lung cancer early detection test

Australian researchers have identified unique molecular characteristics of an aggressive, hard-to-treat type of lung cancer known as adenocarcinoma that could help identify patients most likely to respond to immunotherapies. The researchers at the Walte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45
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[Canada] Ottawa health unit pot proposals attacked by Colorado critic

Ottawa Public Health is recommending a provincial ban on cannabis smoking and vaping in condos, apartments and even cannabis lounges, a move some critics say would simply drive people to break the law.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:48
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[South Africa] 2018 LUTHER L. TERRY AWARDS

The 2018 Luther L. Terry Award winners will be honored at the American Cancer Society lunchtime plenary session, during the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health on March 8, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:29
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[South Africa] Secretariat of UN tobacco treaty launches Knowledge Hub on Tobacco Taxation and African Tobacco Industry Monitoring

Secretariat launched the Economics of Tobacco Control Project on tobacco taxation and the elimination of illicit trade of tobacco products, housed at Cape Town University. It also launched the Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Resea
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:25
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[South Africa] Health experts condemn tobacco industry’s tactics against control in Africa

Global health experts and ambassadors have condemned tobacco industry’s attempt to indulge more people, especially the young and vulnerable in Africa, to their products, which have been known to cause terminal diseases over the years. They have, therefo
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:20
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UK report finds there is no harm in passive vaping — here’s why

e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products (like the IQOS) published by [PHE] provided some compelling research that found e-cigarettes are saving thousands... those big clouds of smoke you see spewing out of electronic cigarettes are, in fact, safe.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:16
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