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New York City is 'oversaturated' with tobacco sellers: report

There are nearly 9,000 stores peddling tobacco in the city, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, which says the city is “oversaturated” with cigarette retailers. The 8,992 stores licensed to sell tobacco city
New York Daily News
added Apr 17, 2017 19:27
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[Pennsylvania] Wawa Questions Philly Tobacco Proposals

Wawa Inc., which has been aggressively expanding in the Center City area of Philadelphia, said it may stop opening new stores if a series of proposed regulations relating to tobacco retailing are adopted. The Wawa, Pa.-based chain opened its Broad Street
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:11
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm gives 75m/- to solve desk shortage

THE shortage of desks that for quite long time continued to haunt Urambo District authorities, Tabora Region will soon become history, thanks to 75m/- received from Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC).
TSN Daily News (tz)
added May 18, 2016 18:26
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[Louisiana] New Orleans Bans Smoking Pretty Much Everywhere

New Orleans passed a far-reaching smoking ban on Thursday that prohibits lighting up in bars, casinos, private clubs—even in the car while waiting in line at a drive-thru.
Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 23, 2015 17:51
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E-Cigarette Use Doubles Among Students, Survey Shows

The share of middle and high school students who use e-cigarettes doubled in 2012 from the previous year, federal data show. The rise is prompting concerns among health officials that the new devices could be creating as many health problems as they are s
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2013 13:08
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[Tanzania] Tobacco Firm Donates Sh 5.3 Million Textbooks to Urambo School

SECONDARY schools in Urambo District, Tabora Region face a serious shortage of science teachers, the Urambo District Education Officer Grace Monge has said. She gave the remarks at the hand-over ceremony of 860 books worth 5.3m/- to Urambo-based Usisya s
All-Africa.com
added Apr 10, 2013 15:06
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Changes in tobacco industry advertising around high schools in Greece following an outdoor advertising ban: a follow-up study

The outdoor advertising restriction in Greece has led to a reduced number of tobacco advertisements per POS, and the eradication of billboard advertising. Nevertheless, there is a need to regulate kiosks, which were identified as a key vector for tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Nov 7, 2012 05:53
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[North Carolina] Camera captures smoking bus driver's actions before crash

In April, police charged Lauritha McGhaney with reckless driving, no seatbelt, and smoking on a school bus. Police said that she lost control of the bus and collided with a car on Alice Dr. because she was trying to pick up a cigarette that she was smok
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added May 25, 2012 21:17
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JUUL E-cigarettes Gain Popularity Among Youth, But Awareness of Nicotine Presence Remains Low

New Study from Truth Initiative® Raises Concerns over Lack of Education and Regulation of Popular E-cigarette/Vaping Devices
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2018 13:35
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[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-tobacco law to be upgraded with harsher punishments, fines

Though the consumption of cigarettes and tobacco products decreased in 2007 after the control of smoking law came into effect, usage subsequently increased, apparently in part because of lax enforcement, particularly with regard to the ban on selling cig
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:54
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