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[Canada] No buts about it: BC study says tobacco companies must deal with waste butts

A single tossed cigarette butt may seem inconsequential, but researchers say more than five trillion waste butts accumulate in the global environment each year, resulting in degradation, costly cleanup and emergency response. Tobacco manufacturers shoul
660 News (Calgary, ALB) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:07

[UK] Prison bosses braced for lawsuits from ex-lags after report warns of passive smoking dangers

A new secret report into the dangers of passive smoking in prisons is set to spark compensation claims by LAGS - running into millions of pounds. Murders, rapists and paedophiles who were non-smokers in jail will be “lining up” for huge paydays - with c
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:34

SLIDE SHOW: Optimizing the Public Health Impact of Tobacco Taxes

This keynote presentation was given by Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka at the opening of the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco on March 2, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois.
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Mar 7, 2016 09:42

FEARON: Why We Keep Cigarettes in Our Budget

he’s not quitting anytime soon so he’s still going to smoke and therefore our budget would be wrecked every month. Trust me, I don’t like that line item in our budget but without it, our budget fails.
The Budget Mama
added Mar 7, 2016 08:13

Data Tracker: California tobacco sales, revenue down

Sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products have steadily declined in California over the past several decades...a state audit raised concerns about how the state oversees its existing tobacco tax rules. Tax evasion by tobacco consumers, retailers, w
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 5, 2016 13:44

[New Zealand] Tobacco companies 'should take responsibility for environmental waste'

The tobacco industry has not only designed and marketed a product that is deadly when used as directed, but it also causes substantial and dangerous environmental pollution, says the Smokefree Coalition. New research findings released in the Tobacco Cont
Voxy (nz)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:24

[New Zealand] Lobby group wants new butt laws

An academic piece published by US researchers in the Tobacco Control Journal says tobacco companies should be responsible for the environmental problems created by trillions of discarded butts in much the same way the pesticide, paint and pharmaceutical
NZ Newswire (nz)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:23

California could be 2nd state with smoking age of 21

The smoking age hike was one of six measures aiming to restrict access to tobacco approved Thursday. Others would regulate electronic cigarettes like other tobacco products and allow local governments to tax tobacco. Assembly Democrats said raising the
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 4, 2016 13:53

[New York] ARCHIVE: How to Enforce a Smoking Ban / Be prepared for residents to sue over a new smoking ban.

To avoid the cost of investigating, arguing, and resolving recurring smoking complaints, the boards proposed a general ban on smoking within units, and the unit-owners resoundingly agreed. One unit-owner sued the board, claiming that the bylaw amendment u
Habitat Magazine
added Mar 4, 2016 01:33
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[New York] ARCHIVE: Recent Lawsuit on Secondhand Smoke: A Court Decides If a Co-op Is Liable

Is a co-op liable to a shareholder who claims damages because of this? Reinhard, who owned and lived in Apartment 31G since 2006, claimed that after she purchased and performed renovations, there was a strong smell of cigarette smoke that entered her ap
Habitat Magazine
added Mar 4, 2016 01:30
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