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[New York] Seaga Unveils E-Cigarette Vending Machine With Multilingual Patron Interface

The Seaga E-Cigarette vender is fitted with a 19" HD video screen with optional sound package and integrated remote control. It's equipped for cashless payment and telemetry for sales reporting, and provides multilingual customer interaction. Its live pr
Vending Times
added Dec 28, 2013 01:43

Strict parenting may reduce teen smoking

Parents who set limits are less likely to have kids who smoke, regardless of their ethnic and racial backgrounds, according to a new U.S. study. Researchers surveyed middle schoolers from diverse backgrounds and found those whose parents had an "authorit
added Dec 28, 2013 01:31

[New York] Michael Bloomberg: Big Brother or Pioneer? - Room for Debate

With his push for smoking bans and calorie counts, he seems to have improved the lives of New Yorkers, and Americans more broadly. But he has continued to venture into the land of policing by focusing on individual choices rather than structural causes of
New York Times
added Dec 25, 2013 22:55

Tobacco Retail Outlets and Vulnerable Populations in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

Overall, 65% of tobacco retailers were located within 500 m of a school. The sale of tobacco products is ubiquitous, however, neighbourhoods with lower socio-economic status are more likely to have easier availability of tobacco products and most retaile
MDPI AG (ch)
added Dec 23, 2013 11:04

[Wisconsin] RIVERA: How to fight the big tobacco companies

Our Group of Hispanic Tobacco Prevention Network teens are doing just the opposite. They are among the few who refuse to give in to large companies distributing other tobacco products to youth. Another is New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recent
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Dec 22, 2013 13:50

[Taiwan] Video of man "posing as a Japanese" while smoking on Taipei subway leaves Asia confused

A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19

[Illinois] Stalled e-cigarette ban would protect kids, Emanuel says

Wearing the black hats, according to the mayor, are Big Tobacco, its high-powered lobbyists and the aldermen who are falling prey to their arguments that e-cigarettes are not dangerous and merely a tool that adults use to quit smoking. Emanuel portrayed
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 11, 2013 22:46

[Illinois] Anti-smoking group honors Emanuel

Emanuel appeared at a City Hall news conference with officials from the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council to receive the group's Visionary Elected Leader Award for his proposed ordinance that would outlaw the sale of flavored tobacco pr
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 11, 2013 22:43

Biomarker Evidence of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Participating in Lead Screening

TSE is highly prevalent among children undergoing lead screening, and exposure levels are greater among Black children and children on Medicaid. TSE may contribute to lead exposure. Concurrent lead screening and biological screening for TSE may be a feasi
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 11, 2013 14:19

[New Zealand] Maori smoking rate drops

the rate of smoking among Maori dropped almost 10 points from 42.2 percent to 32.7 percent. But Ms Snowden says to reach the target of a smoke-free New Zealand by 2025, which means a prevelance of under 5 percent, there needs to be more initiatives inclu
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 10, 2013 12:45
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