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[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

[Canada] Education campaign focused on smokers

The Town of Petrolia is asking smokers not to smoke in public parks and playgrounds where children play. "We Play Here. Please Don't Smoke Here" signs have been placed in parks, playgrounds, baseball diamonds and soccer pitches around Petrolia as part o
Petrolia Topic (ca)
added Mar 8, 2014 08:52

44 Percent of Adolescents Who Start Smoking Do So Because Of Smoking Images They Have Seen In The Movies

Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards honoring achievements in the film industry, the public health community is drawing attention to new data concluding that by eliminating tobacco imagery in youth-rated movies, youth smoking rates could decline by an esti
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 2, 2014 22:26
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