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[UK] Plain packaging of cigarettes encourages young smokers to heed health warnings

Addiction shows that plain packaging (requiring cigarettes to be packaged in standard packages without attractive designs and imagery) may help to draw the attention of some adolescent smokers to the health warnings on the package. If so, this may in tur
added Feb 17, 2015 18:15

Smoke-free campus policy enjoys wide support, new OSU research shows

Students, faculty and staff at Oregon State University have largely embraced a new policy that prohibits smoking on the Corvallis campus, but the policy change hasn't completely eliminated secondhand smoke exposure, new research shows.
added Feb 17, 2015 18:03

[Ireland] Smoking numbers fall by 70,000

The number of people smoking in Ireland fell by 70,000 last year, official research has shown. The rate is now down to less than one fifth of the over 15 population - the largest annual drop in five years - compared to 21.5% in 2013 and 28% when the sur
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 17, 2015 17:59

[Singapore] Pay more for unhealthy lifestyle, some say

Singaporeans who indulge in unhealthy lifestyles should pay more under the upcoming MediShield Life...Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC MP Janil Puthucheary suggested that smokers who refuse to kick the habit - even after being diagnosed with a smoking-related diseas
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 19, 2015 12:30
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[Oregon] OSU survey: Most support non-smoking campus

A campus-wide study of the first year of the university’s smoke-free policy showed that 72 percent of students and 77 percent of faculty were in support of the new policy, which took effect in September 2012.
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Feb 16, 2015 19:53

[Australia] Poll shows 70 per cent want e-cigarrette vaping banned in public

The rise of "vaping" e-cigarettes is annoying non-smokers. A new survey shows 70 per cent of people want the devices banned on public transport, workplaces, restaurants and other places where smoking is prohibited. Current NSW smoking restrictions do no
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 16, 2015 16:04

[USA] Are e-cigarettes a gateway drug? Fears over high numbers of teenagers being introduced to smoking through 'vaping' before moving on to real tobacco

Twice as many teenagers using e-cigarettes than conventional smoking / Raised concerns that e-cigarettes might act as a 'gateway' to tobacco / Study is based on surveys of 50,000 students in 400 schools in the US
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 18:59

Poll | Smoking in Kentucky

House Bill 145, which would ban smoking in workplaces and indoor public places, passed 51-46. But it faces a tough road in the Senate.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 13, 2015 17:32
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[UK] Will your JOB send you to an early grave? Millions say stress from work has driven them to eat junk, smoke, drink more alcohol and exercise less

Many feel their work life is leading them to eating a poor diet, preventing them from doing enough exercise and leading to excess drinking and smoking. The survey was carried out by the British Heart Foundation, which is now calling on employers to encou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:08

WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO: Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

severely limit regulation of financial services, land use, food safety, natural resources, energy, tobacco, healthcare and more. The TPP may well be the last “trade” agreement Washington negotiates because once completed it would remain open to any other
We The People - Petition the White House
added Feb 11, 2015 16:41
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