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[Canada] BC's top doctor wants e-cigarettes regulated

B.C.'s top doctor is calling for electronic cigarettes and "vaping" to be regulated after an 11-year-old was able to buy one in a Tsawwassen store. But one anti-smoking activist said that the new product that allows users to inhale vapour that's been fl
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Jan 28, 2014 11:18

[Asia, Thailand] VIDEO: Is this the best anti-smoking ad ever?

A television advertisement made in Thailand, which aimed to get people to quit smoking, has been hailed as one of the most effective anti-smoking ads ever made. The ad, which was made on behalf of Thai Health - the Thai Health Promotion Foundation - bac (ie)
added Jan 18, 2014 22:17

[Uae: Dubai] More UAE teen are smoking now

The number of children curious about smoking is increasing in the UAE, said a worried health official, but noted new anti-tobacco laws will help the younger generation. ... about 28 per cent of teens younger than 15 years are smoking. The Dubai Health Aut
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2014 04:58

[Europe] Smoking in Finland: New Regulations for Tobacco Usage to Arrive Soon

Finnish Ministry said that the new Directive aimed to prevent young people from taking up smoking in particular. Smoking causes an estimated of 700,000 premature deaths in the EU per year. However, the new Directives do not focus on the health issues but
added Dec 25, 2013 00:24

[New Mexico] All e-cigarettes should be banned for minors

New Mexico and Santa Fe would join more than two dozen other state and local governments in regulating e-cigarettes if the ban for minors were adopted. At this point, tighter regulation makes the most sense.
Albuquerque Journal
added Nov 21, 2013 13:18

[Florida] New, tougher tobacco ban for Polk County Schools

The ban extends well-past the school's walls and beyond school hours. And while its target may be the students, the rules apply to grown-ups too. The idea of using tobacco in school went up in smoke a long time ago, but Polk County's new rules go way b
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Nov 13, 2013 19:38

CDC: Makers of e-cigarettes, little cigars target kids

New types of cigarettes and tobacco threaten to addict a new generation of kids, in spite of the country's overall progress against smoking, said Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "I really worry about our kids," F
USA Today
added Nov 8, 2013 04:37

[Africa, South Africa] The Great SA Smoking Survey 2013: results

79% of survey respondents say they picked up the habit before age 20. Of these, a disturbing 13% were aged between six and 13 years. Clearly, it's easy for children and teenagers to access cigarettes, regardless of the fact that selling tobacco product
Health 24 (za)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:04

[Africa, South Africa] SA smoking study reveals shocking details

South African researchers have uncovered shocking details of how smoking kills South Africans ... by adding a simple yes/no question regarding smoking history to routine death certification, researchers had gained access to over 480 000 death records betw
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2013 09:44

E-Smoking Among Teenagers

The Food and Drug Administration has expressed “great concern” .... new rules ought to ban sales or marketing of electronic cigarettes to those under 18 and outlaw flavorings clearly designed to entice children.
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2013 23:32
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