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Trends in Absolute and Relative Educational Inequalities in Adult Smoking Since the Early 2000s: The Case of Germany [FREE FULL TEXT]

In the course of declining smoking rates, educational inequalities in smoking persisted in both absolute and relative terms. In men, relative inequalities in smoking may even have widened within only 9 years. Tobacco control policies should not only be t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:11
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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[UK] Smoking with a child in the car: Woman thought to be first on Teesside convicted after law change

Joanne Jones was caught on Christmas Eve on Union Street, central Middlesbrough, with two young children in a Vauxhall car. .. An officer on foot patrol noticed Jones smoking in the car and noted her registration details, later visiting her Linthorpe hom
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Feb 10, 2018 18:48
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[UK] What's the law on smoking in cars with kids present? What if it's a convertible? Find out here

Teesside's Joanne Jones was prosecuted this week for smoking in a car with children :: Find out what's illegal and what's not / When was the law introduced? The new legislation was brought in after a campaign by Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham in Octo
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Feb 10, 2018 18:43
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco must be strictly controlled

Lung cancer experts might not know much about epidemiology, in which case they might misjudge the reasons for lung cancer....The nation’s population is aging, which gives rise to a false increase, but age-specific incidence rates of lung cancer are falli
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 10, 2018 16:43
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Ask Dr. Scott: Taiwan newspaper article details country’s battle against tobacco

The Taiwanese philosophy toward medicine may be more prescriptive than what we are accustomed to, in our individualistic culture. We can learn, however, from the experiences of other nations that grapple with this vexing challenge. Let’s keep our eyes op
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Feb 10, 2018 16:37
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[Canada] Prohibiting smoking in Strathcona

Coun. Katie Berghofer said her motion to ban smoking in more public spaces is to protect youth from the harmful effects of second–hand smoke, but Coun. Brian Botterill argued the decision should be left up to the province.
Sherwood Park (Alb) News (ca)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:29
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[Australia] Housing Trust to introduce smoke-free unit complex policy

A Wollongong-based community housing provider is phasing out smoking in its unit complexes, in a move that could upset some tenants. The Housing Trust will start implementing the policy in the coming months, with a pilot program at its Central Gardens f
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:26
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[UK-Scotland] No immediate plans for play park smoke ‘ban’ in Fife – although council would consider it

No immediate plans have yet been tabled to ‘ban’ smokers in Fife from lighting up near play parks in the Kingdom, although Fife Council said it would consider such a move. The news comes as neighbouring Dundee City Council prepares to discuss designating
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:10
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[Singapore] “E-cigarettes Helped Me Cut Down On My Smoking Habit.”

Since the total ban on e-cigarettes – which kicked in last Friday – was first announced in November last year, Haziq has stopped using his e-cigarette and reverted to his two-packs-a-week smoking habit. Like Haziq, the some 700,000 smokers in Singapore
Yahoo!
added Feb 10, 2018 02:06
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