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[UK] Norfolk football clubs want smoke-free sidelines

That’s the message from a new initiative called #SmokefreeSidelines being launched as the new youth football season kicks off. The Norfolk Football Association and health groups are working with local football clubs with the aim of stopping spectators s
North Norfolk News (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:08

[UK] Smoking stubbed out in children's play parks across Bassetlaw after ban voted through

Smoking has been stubbed out in play parks in Retford and across Bassetlaw after new rules were voted through. The voluntary ban will see smoking prohibited in council-owned outdoor children's parks after resounding backing from parents and residents.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:02

[Australia] Many women ‘unaware’ of lung cancer risk

Health authorities are urging women to be more aware of the risks of lung cancer as the disease continues to claim more lives than breast cancer. In New South Wales alone, 1288 women lost their lives from the disease last year.
ninemsn (au)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:55

[UK] GAGE: E-cigarette science – is scaremongering hampering research opportunities?

We need more trials into the long-term impacts of e-cigarettes, but is disagreement between scientists over their effects putting people off taking part?..I hope that vapers continue to agree to take part in research so we can fully explore the potential
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:19

[Asia, China] Sina Weibo removes smoking emoji to help country's anti-tobacco drive

Sina Weibo, one of China's most popular social platforms, announced on Wednesday that it has removed a "smoking" emoji to help promote the country's efforts to reduce smoking in public. Sina Weibo users can no longer use the "smoking" emoji - which had c (cn)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:05

[UK] VIDEO: Illegal Tobacco - See it, Report it, Stop it!

Students from Southampton Solent University have produced this short film highlighting the damaging consequences of the sale of illegal tobacco. Far from being a victimless crime, illegal tobacco often ends up in the hands of children and brings crime int
You Tube
added Sep 20, 2017 03:37
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Tobacco Adverts Should Be Completely Banned In Nigeria

Worried by the negative effects of smoking on the heath of Nigerians, doctors, under the umbrella of Epidemiological Society of Nigeria (EPISON) have called for an absolute ban on tobacco adverts and sponsorship of sports. In a communiqué issued at the e
Information Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:49

An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is “a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research,” say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine. Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:23

[Europe] Correlation between e-cigs and respiratory function explained by experts

Two public health experts comment about three quotes pertaining to e-cigarettes and respiratory function, that were extracted from studies quoted at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress conference.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 17, 2017 01:01
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[Australia, New York] Fashion's bad boy strikes again! Jordan Barrett, 20, enjoys a flirty smoke break with rocker Courtney Love, 53, after sharing smooch with former Vogue Editor Carine Roitfeld, 62

Jordan Barrett and Courtney Love were seen enjoying a flirtatious cigarette break on a sidewalk in New York City
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:32
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