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Proof That The Tobacco Industry Is Successfully Turning Teens Into New Smokers

A spokesperson for Reynolds American Inc...disputed claims that e-cigarettes act as a gateway to traditional smokes, pointing to research from a Boston University professor and a public health physician who claim that “virtually all experimentation with c
Think Progress (blog)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:38

[Canada] Editorial: E-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco

the wait-and-see approach is backfiring disastrously. It is urgent that the electronic devices that mimic the act, appearance and sensations of smoking while claiming to be something wholly other, be regulated like traditional tobacco. This means an imme
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:21

[Jamaica] Deadline for tobacco regulations compliance today

inesses to ensure that they meet today's deadline to comply with the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations. "There will be major consequences for business places such as hotels, clubs and bars [that] do not adhere to the requirements of the Public
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 16, 2014 20:57

Women smokers on the rise in Bahrain

One in every 14 women in Bahrain is now a smoker, according to the latest figures from the kingdom's health ministry. The statistic - which officials from the Anti-Smoking Committee described as "disappointing" - actually reflects a slight dip in women
TradeArabia (bh)
added Jun 23, 2014 08:40

You Now Have To Be 21 Years Old To Buy Cigarettes In New York City

The law, signed November 19 shortly before former mayor Michael Bloomberg finished his third term, had a six-month waiting period before it came into effect -- but its impact can already be clearly felt. "Under 21, no tobacco," warned a small sign at th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 20, 2014 14:04

[Canada] No proof e-cigarettes are safe

glamourized by Hollywood and becoming increasingly acceptable in social circles -- may be hooking a whole new market on a highly-addictive drug, including impressionable adolescents. That's the crux of the argument in a "critical debate" presented by the
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 6, 2014 12:23

[Israel] Health Ministry moves to ban electronic cigarettes

In issuing the ruling, the ministry said that 10 percent of high school students who use e-cigarettes had never smoked regular cigarettes before, showing that e-cigarettes have the potential to be a gateway to “the world of smoking,” according to Israel d
Times of Israel (is)
added Apr 4, 2014 17:00

Third hand smoke - the sticky brown residue on smokers' walls and furniture - could be even MORE dangerous for children than passive smoking, warn experts

Dr Hang told an American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas: 'The best argument for instituting a ban on smoking indoors is actually third hand smoke.' The biggest potential health risk is for babies and toddlers. As they crawl and put their hands or t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2014 00:22

NACS Issues Position Relating to E-Cigarette Sales

NACS has issued a statement of position that encourages stores selling e-cigarettes to adopt, as a best practice, a policy of treating these products as age restricted and subjecting them to the same age-verification procedures as those applicable to toba
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 14, 2014 08:49

Global tobacco marketing campaign accused of targeting minors

Each advertisement ends with the command to “Be Marlboro,” and is part of an international marketing campaign that public health advocates say is targeted toward children and teenagers in 50 countries with the goal of hooking them on a lifelong and deadl
Al Jazeera
added Mar 12, 2014 19:34
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