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[Asia, India] A Manifesto on How to Control Tobacco Use

Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) released a manifesto... “Two videos of young children smoking has brought to light the way the tobacco industry runs. So we decided to bring a charter in the wake of the coming elections,” said S Cyri
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:57

Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth

Hookah/waterpipe tobacco use had the highest current prevalence (10.7%) followed by e-cigarettes (9.6%). The prevalence of use of smokeless/dip/chewing tobacco was lowest, with 2.2% of adolescents reporting current use. The LCA suggested four distinct cl
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Nov 27, 2015 23:56

[California] Hookah and e-cigarettes popular with high schoolers

Almost 10 percent of 11th and 12th graders are using e-cigarettes, and other alternative tobacco products are increasingly popular, according to a new study. Young people often use multiple tobacco products at once, the researchers found. “From this ana
added Nov 27, 2015 23:54

[Canada] Leaked internal documents cast doubt on ethics commissioner's investigation

Leaked internal Alberta government documents cast doubt on the findings of an ethics investigation that cleared former premier Alison Redford of conflict-of-interest allegations. The Alberta Justice documents, obtained exclusively by CBC News, reveal fo
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:29

[UK] BBC engineer who loved his job becomes 'Britain's first' e-cigarette suicide after drinking liquid nicotine and bingeing on cider

Jonathan Keen, 46, who was described as a functioning alcoholic, was found by his girlfriend at his flat in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, next to remnants of fluid used in e-cigarettes and empty cans of cider. Buckinghamshire Coroner Richard Hulett heard M
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:46

[Europe, Mid-east] SHELLEY: How to beat Islamic State? Crack down on cigarette smuggling

Isis may be big budget in the Middle East, but in Europe its attackers have been petty criminals who use illicit markets. Police should focus their efforts there Black market cigarettes ‘France, according to KPMG research, is No 1 in Europe in the illi
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:18

[UK] LYDON: My six-decade battle to quit smoking

Contrary to the multi-millionaire addict David Hockney and those who claim that choosing to smoke is an essential freedom, I would say most smokers have no freedom in the matter...lifesaving luck to fall into the care of an NHS doctor who approached my a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:16

[Asia] Daesh in new anti-smoking campaign in Syria

many residents smoke in private homes, paying astronomical sums of money to smuggle cigarettes...has ordered an anti-smoking campaign on the billboards of al-Raqqa and in their online propaganda—testimony, if anything, t
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:20

[Canada] VIDEO: Cigarettes électroniques, terrasses: ce que la nouvelle loi contre le tabagisme va changer (VIDÉO) [Electronic cigarettes, terraces: that the new law against smoking will change]

With the adoption of the bill aimed at strengthening the fight against smoking in the National Assembly, the electronic cigarette will immediately be subject to the same rules as tobacco and it will soon be forbidden to smoke on the terraces in Quebec.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:11

[Canada] Passage of An Act to bolster tobacco control in Quebec - A major gain in the fight against cancer

The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) – Quebec Division welcomes the passage of An Act to bolster tobacco control... "The industry knows it well: flavoured products are a foot in the door to tobacco addiction. The same applies to the slender packaging of supe
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:00
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