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[UK] Young adults that go gluten-free are more likely to purge, smoke and have bad body images

The researchers found that these participants were three times more likely to have an unhealthy concern over their weight and use unhealthy methods to control it including purging, smoking and taking diet pills.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[France, UK] War-time chaplain who gave troops 'one final gasper': Legendary WWI reverend dubbed 'Woodbine Willie' spent almost his entire salary on 865,000 cigarettes for sick and dying soldiers, says new research

'Woodbine Willie', the nickname of Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, spent the equivalent of more than £43,000 on nearly one million Woodbines for the Allied forces, according to a new book. Woodbines, which were strong and unfiltered, were not widely
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris defends IQOS safety vs regular cigarettes

Philip Morris Korea Inc., which could face punitive action if found guilty of false or exaggerated advertising, strongly refuted the latest finding by the South Korean government that underscored health risks in the heat-not-burn cigarettes. The maker
Pulse (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[UK] MORRIS: Up in smoke: Is the vape shop boom about to end?

As well as increased competition, vape shop owners have had to cope with new regulations. The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) came into force in May 2016. It was designed to protect consumers yet had unforeseen consequences. Wholesalers discounted prod
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[UK, Florida] How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

In the UK, e-cigarettes have caused burns and fires, yet these cases are rare. Experts say the man who died was using a particular kind of vape pen, known as a mechanical mod, which is not that common in the UK.
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-tobacco group warns proliferation of unregistered vaping products

An anti-tobacco use group warned on the proliferation of unregistered vaping products that has threatened the gains of President Duterte’s smoke-free policy citing the gadgets contain toxic chemicals like formaldehyde used to embalm dead bodies based on
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:29
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[UK] Vaping helps smokers quit - even if they don't want to, study finds

Some 17 per cent of e-cigarette users once enjoyed smoking and had no intention of quitting, a study found today. Lead author Dr Caitlin Notley, from the University of East Anglia, said: 'They hadn't intended to quit smoking and had tried vaping on a wh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:26
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[UK] Campaign to tackle illicit tobacco reports hundreds of tip offs

Hundreds of people have come forward with tip offs about illegal tobacco following the launch of a local initiative. Since the Keep it Out campaign was launched in the North East in November, local authority trading standards teams have received more th
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:21
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Public smokers show no sign of quitting in Hong Kong

But it may be time for a rethink, as residents and visitors alike are seen flouting many smoking bans in Hong Kong. People now seem to think it is all right to light up anywhere and everywhere – even in the so-called statutory no-smoking areas. I have ev
South China Morning Post
added Jun 20, 2018 13:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Over half of Koreans agree on tax hike for HNB cigarettes: survey

The majority of South Koreans agreed to levying various taxes on recently popular heat-not-burn e-cigarettes, a survey showed Sunday. According to a survey conducted on some 1,000 adults here by market research institute Trend Monitor, 55.6 perce
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:51
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