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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment

PROGGA and The Daily Star recently organised a roundtable on "Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment". Here we publish a summary of the discussions...on March 12 this year the government has finalized necessary rules of the Law. It clearly delineat
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:24
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E-Cigs Pose Greater Health Risk than Conventional Cigarettes, Study

Researchers said that due to the 'frequency of puffing' and 'depth of inhalation' e-cigarette smokers absorb higher levels of dangerous chemicals than those who smoke traditional cigarettes. Nicotine and other chemicals found in e-cigarettes are believe
University Herald
added Dec 14, 2013 18:19
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Merlyn Griffiths: The Unhappy Hookah

The campus craze is regarded by smokers as a healthy alternative to cigarettes. It's not.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 28, 2013 10:49
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[Mississippi] Upon Further Review: Inside MSU's victory cigar celebration

Phil Silva, that’s who. A habitual cigar guy, Silva said he’s occasionally asked by players for one. But he’s always said no and then made a deal: “If we beat Ole Miss, everybody gets one.” So, in a trunk on the Mississippi State sideline during Saturday
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Nov 28, 2016 01:51
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[Canada] Western moves against vaping in campus 'clean air corridors'

Western is now following suit by banning students from vaping in designated areas called clear air corridors. What’s more, students within 10 meters of any entrance, window, air intake or loading dock are forbidden from vaping. According to the Clear th
Western Gazette (University of Western Ontario) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:18
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[Illinois] State colleges kick the habit, go smoke-free

Starting last week, public colleges and universities — such as Lincoln Land Community College in Jacksonville — had to come into compliance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, which means enforcing strict anti-smoking rules.
Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier
added Jul 11, 2015 09:18
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[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07
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Kentucky Tobacco Company in Dispute With Feds

U. S. District Judge Joseph McKinley, Jr. has scheduled a hearing for March 25th in Bowling Green on a request by Tantus Tobacco of Russell Springs for a temporary injunction against the U. S. Treasury Department. The dispute centers on whether Tantus pro
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 18, 2014 02:30
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[California] E-cigarettes may be 'toxic,' UCR researchers say

team discovered the chemicals used to refill electronic vapor cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may be more harmful than tobacco cigarettes. Her team discovered that electronic vapor requires a consumer to take deeper breaths which may potentially draw in harmful
The Highlander (University of California, Riverside)
added Mar 12, 2014 00:43
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[Georgia] BOR emphasizes health benefit in tobacco ban

When the Georgia Board of Regents meets next week, the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus policy that was introduced last month to the on Personnel and Benefits Committee will likely be brought before the full board.
Technique (Georgia Tech)
added Feb 7, 2014 12:30
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