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Heat-not-burn tobacco product use in Japan: its prevalence, predictors and perceived symptoms from exposure to secondhand heat-not-burn tobacco aerosol [FREE FULL TEXT]

The largest internet search volume for IQOS occurred in April 2016 in the week after a popular national entertainment TV show introduced IQOS. For Ploom and glo... A popular TV programme triggered IQOS diffusion in Japan. Extrapolating from survey results
Tobacco Control
added Dec 17, 2017 12:55
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[Korea - South] Lee Young-ae stars in film about air pollution

has returned to the movie scene with the short film “The House Below.”... centers on the issue of fine dust and air pollution in Korea. Lee plays the main character, a woman who receives unwanted second-hand cigarette smoke from her downstairs neighbors.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 17, 2017 12:55
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Tobacco industry trumps as India court cancels stringent health labeling rules

An Indian court on Friday quashed federal rules that mandated stringent graphic health warnings on tobacco products, lawyers involved in the case said, in a decision seen as a major victory for the tobacco industry and a setback for health advocates. In
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 20:22
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[Asia, India] ‘High tax leads to 5.6% drop in consumption of tobacco’

The prevalence of smoking in Rajasthan has decreased by 5.6 percentage points in Global Adult Tobacco Survey...Sambandh Health Foundation, said, "GATS-2 findings reiterate that taxation remains a key policy initiative for better health consequences. Even
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:20
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[Asia, India] NGO wants action against aruvi makers for tobacco act Violation

The protagonist of Tamil film Aruvi may be a rebel, but images of Aditi Balan smoking a cigar in posters are a clear violation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) 2003.
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:18
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[Asia, India] Karnataka HC strikes down rule on stringent tobacco pack warnings

Cigarette companies have partially won a legal battle against the Union government, as the Karnataka High Court on Friday declared as unconstitutional the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014, which had enh
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:15
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[Asia] HC order on pictorial warning on cigarettes will affect India’s global image: Activists

Stating that India stands in third position in the global ranking of pictorial warning on tobacco products, advocate K V Dhananjay said the move would bring down the country to 106 position. "Prime minister Narendra Modi's ambitious goal of leading the wo
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:14
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[Europe] Tobacco track and trace system: Questions and Answers

What are the main steps in setting up a traceability system? Each Member State must appoint an ‘ID issuer' to be responsible for generating and issuing unique identifier codes to be applied to unit packets, and ensure the ID issuer's independence from th
Europa - European Commission
added Dec 16, 2017 20:12
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[UK] Mansfield shop workers jailed for selling illegal tobacco

Fakher Fathulah, 42 of Abingdon Street, Derby; Marwan Shaban, 40 of Market Place, Mansfield Woodhouse; and Nabaz Ahmadi, 21, of Warner Street, Derby, all pleaded guilty to one offence against the use of a trademark and one offence for possessing dangerou
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:02
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[UK] Tobacco shop shuts after more than a century

Reeders Tobacconists in Chorley is shutting up shop on Tuesday. It comes 10 years after the smoking ban and as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are taking off with Chorley boasting at least 11 vape shops. Sandra Perkins, manager at the Chapel Street s
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:39
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