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[Asia, Pakistan] 11 students in hospital due to tobacco units pollution

Eleven students of a private school contracted a respiratory problem due to dust from the adjacent tobacco factories...Rajanpur district council issued notices to the factories to shift their establishments from populated areas otherwise their factories w
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:29

[UK] Leamington shop owner prosecuted for selling counterfeit cigarettes to children

Arsalan Abdulbakht, the owner of International Mini Market, in High Street has been successfully prosecuted after an investigation by Warwickshire County Council trading standards officers. The officers headed the investigation and subsequent prosecutio
Warwick Courier (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:17

[UK-Wales] Smoking charity backs calls for smokefree social housing in Wales

The President of the Faculty of Public Health, Professor John Middleton, is calling for new social housing tenants to sign an agreement not to light up inside their home. Under the new plans only new tenants would be asked to sign up to a voluntary ban.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:06

[Minnesota] Hutchinson's tobacco discussions scrapped, for now

Future discussions about raising the tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21 in Hutchinson were scuttled Tuesday when the Hutchinson City Council decided to not conduct a workshop on the issue. Council Members John Lofdahl and Steve Cook were outvoted 3-2 a
Hutchinson (MN) Leader
added May 11, 2017 03:25

[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09

[Asia, Pakistan] Health activists warn against tobacco industry’s false alarm of surge in sale

Media reports suggest that the international tobacco industry has created a smoke screen with deceptive statistics to create the impression that the counterfeit tobacco industry has captured the market of the international tobacco companies, and that Fed
The News (pk)
added May 11, 2017 03:08

What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later

High blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or a smoking habit early in life increases your odds for mental decline during middle age, a new study warns. "While it is well known that high blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking are associated with poor cog
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2017 00:41

Nicotine poses serious health threat to Minnesota’s youth and pregnant women

Today, the Minnesota Department of Health reissued its nicotine heath advisory to inform parents and health care providers about the health dangers of nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. While combustible tobacco use declines, the use of n
Minnesota Department of Health
added May 11, 2017 00:36

BRIANT: Why California Flavor Bans Don't Pass the Smell Test / Briant of NATO dissects lawmakers’ moves to limit product options

a complete ban on all flavored tobacco products...would result in the average convenience store located in Oakland, Calif., losing $83,626 in annual net income just on lost tobacco sales alone.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 11, 2017 00:35

Bullied teens more likely to smoke, drink and use drugs

Children who are bullied in fifth grade are more likely to become depressed and experiment with drugs and alcohol during their teen years than their peers who weren’t victimized by other kids, a U.S. study suggests.
added May 11, 2017 00:35
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