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[France] Philip Morris International Makes Call to Creative, Media and Communications Communities

During a keynote at the PMI Science Lounge at The Cannes Festival of Creativity, SVP of Communications Marian Salzman said, “We are asking the creative community to join us in raising awareness of the potential of science, technology and innovation for t
Business Wire
added Jun 22, 2018 20:40
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Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Policies in Colleges and Universities ― United States and Territories, 2017

As of November 2017, at least 2,082 U.S. colleges and universities had smoke-free policies, twice as many as in 2012. Among these campuses, 1,743 (83.7%) had tobacco-free policies and some specifically prohibited electronic cigarette use (1,658 [79.6%])
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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Smoke-Free Campuses Surge Nationwide

As of November 2017, at least 2,082 U.S. college and university campuses – including those of public, private, community, historically black and tribal schools – had smoke-free policies, up from 774 campuses in 2012 – the year the federal government and
U.S. News & World Report
added Jun 21, 2018 18:46
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[Asia, China] CEOs pledge to stub out smoking

Senior executives of companies in Shanghai's Lujiazui district, known as the "Wall Street of China", pledged to create a smoke-free working environment last Wednesday. Initiated by NGO the CEO Roundtable on Cancer-China and supported by the World Health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 17:26
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[UK] Is prevalence of e-cigarette and nicotine replacement therapy use among smokers associated with average cigarette consumption in England? A time-series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, the increased prevalence of e-cigarettes use among smokers in England has not been associated with a detectable change in cigarette consumption per day. The decline in the use of NRT has also not been associated with a change in mean cigar
British Medical Journal
added Jun 21, 2018 14:33
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Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free Scotland? SNP plot to BAN council tenants from smoking in THEIR OWN HOMES

COUNCIL tenants face a ban on smoking in their own homes under plans being considered by SNP ministers. In a push for a "tobacco-free generation", the Scottish Government said it is looking to crackdown across the social housing sector.
Daily Express (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:14
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[Canada] Sask. Housing Corporation to ban all smoking and vaping, even for those with pot prescriptions

The policy will ban smoking of cigarettes and cannabis, as well as vaping. Tenants will have to smoke outside in designated smoking areas. Saskatchewan Housing Corporation announces blanket no-smoking policy "What we're trying to do is protect the other
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:05
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[UK-Scotland] Radical new plans revealed to turn Scotland smoke free by 2034

A ban on smoking in council homes is among a raft of radical new measures being considered as part of the “next steps” unveiled by ministers to make Scotland smoke-free by 2034. A crackdown on smoking in open public places where children are present such
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:44
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[UK-Scotland] Raising Scotland’s Tobacco-free Generation / Our Tobacco-Control Action Plan 2018 (PDF)

Scotland is one of the only countries in the world to have set a target to raise a tobacco- free generation. What we do over the next five years will help this generation get the best start possible in life. Let’s all commit to raising Scotland’s to
Scottish Government (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 16:11
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