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[UK] Baroness Trumpington's 11 ballsiest and best quotes

4. On growing old disgracefully "Is the noble Lord aware that, at the age of 80, there are very few pleasures left to me, but one of them is passive smoking?"
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:12

Group makes push for cannabis cafes in Oregon

The New Revenue Coalition wants to change that so people can have public places to light up. The group says people aren't able to smoke in private because many rental units bar smoking indoors. Oregon Public Broadcasting says the group will have to pers
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2018 23:03

[New Zealand] Govt plans to ban vaping in bars and workplaces

The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) will be amended next year, Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa announced today. She said the government supported New Zealander smokers' efforts to be healthier by switching to safer products, but also w
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:48

[UK-Scotland] IRONSIDE: No ifs, no butts: the only answer to smoking is a total ban

Scotland has some of the most progressive tobacco controls in the world. We restrict advertising, conceal cigarette shelves and place a legal age on when a person can smoke. However, the real answer is to ban completely this toxic and outdated habit. B
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:43

Corrections officers in Missouri 'sell cigarettes for $100 a pack' following smoking ban prompted by double murderer who sued the state claiming his asthma was being exacerbated

A smoking ban in Missouri state prisons has resulted in a behind bars black market with a pack of cigarettes going for as much as $100. According to a report by Fox2, corrections officers are making a profit from the illegal sales. The cigarette ban we
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 1, 2018 21:01

Smokers at lower risk of Parkinson’s

found existing smokers are up to 50 per cent less likely to develop the degenerative illness, which now affects some 145,000 people in the UK – around one in every 350 adults. The study, the biggest of its kind and based on data from more than 220,000 med
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 23:59

[Europe, UK] Can e-cigarettes help people quit smoking?

found that smokers exposed to vapour product used by others are 20% more likely to try to quit smoking. The UK has decided to embrace the potential provided by e-cigarettes. The government’s new Tobacco Control Plan for England includes a commitment to m
added Nov 23, 2018 03:15

[Oklahoma] Secondhand smoke presents serious health hazard

She is just one of the thousands of Oklahomans who have suffered from the effects of secondhand smoke, and programs funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) have worked to provide public awareness about the harmful effects of smok
added Nov 22, 2018 01:48

[UK] Calls for council tenants to be banned from smoking at home as figures show they are THREE times more likely to do so than house owners

Researchers found 35 per cent of residents in social housing smoked, compared with 25 per cent in private rented accommodation and just 11 per cent of home owners. The report, published between Action Smoking Health and two All Party Parliamentary Gro
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2018 03:01

[UK] Smoking in the home / New solutions for a Smokefree Generation (PDF)

5. Utilise tobacco harm reduction methods to support smokefree homes »» If people do not wish to quit, they should receive advice about establishing a smokefree home and the benefits of using alternative sources of nicotine such as e-cigarettes. »» All or
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:49
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