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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ten years after ratification of the [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:05
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[New Zealand] Vaping better than smoking, Ministry of Health tells MPs

It is much safer than smoking, and there is emerging evidence it helps people quit, the Ministry of Health said during a briefing at Parliament on Wednesday.
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:39
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[UK-Scotland] Top Scots midwife joins campaign for every baby to be born smoke-free

SCOTLAND’S most senior midwife has called for every baby to be born free from the effects of smoke as figures show smoking in pregnancy has fallen to the lowest level on record. Scottish Government statistics show the number of expectant mothers who iden
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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[Canada] B.C. premier says pot smokers may face same outdoor rules as cigarette smokers

Marijuana smokers in British Columbia may have to abide by the same public smoking rules as tobacco users when cannabis becomes legal, Premier John Horgan said Tuesday. Horgan said his government is still formulating its marijuana policy, but may follow t
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:27
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[New Zealand] LANCE NORMAN: SMOKERS WANT BAN ON SMOKING IN CARS WITH CHILDREN

A study by Auckland and Otago universities concludes we're failing our obligation under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, by not protecting them from secondhand smoke. Hapai Te Hauora Chief Executive Lance Norman said told Mike H
Radio Network (nz)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:26
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[Canada] NCDs: Our Health Challenge For The 21st Century

So where do we start in our efforts to combat NCDs? Take tobacco, a major risk factor. Tobacco is the most addictive product sold today, and most smokers start using it as children. We know that, and we still allow marketing to young people. This is a se
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:24
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[Canada] Backgrounder / Protecting People in Ontario from the Health Impacts of Cannabis

Under Ontario's cannabis legislation, it will only be legal to use recreational cannabis in private residences. People will not be allowed to use any form of recreational cannabis in public places, workplaces or when inside a motor vehicle.
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:22
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[Canada] CKHA Goes Smoke-Free

Residents can expect to see a lot more “smoke-free” signs posted around Chatham-Kent hospitals in the coming weeks. Starting January 1, 2018, residents will not be able to smoke on hospital property, which includes the existing smoking shelters, parking
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:18
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SIDDIQI: Nine out of ten children in Bangladesh exposed to secondhand smoke

Bangladeshi children are clearly not benefiting from their country’s smoking ban. The authorities clearly need to do more, including properly enforcing the laws on smoking in public places. Public awareness campaigns are also needed to raise awareness ab
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:29
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[UK] ‘Green cigarettes would stop young people smoking’

Printing health warnings on individual cigarettes and changing their colour from white to green would put people off smoking, a study has suggested. Changing the appearance of cigarettes could be the next attempt to stop young people taking up the habit
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:16
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