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[Illinois] American Lung Association and Mental Health America Partner to Support Residents in Smokefree Public Housing Transition

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the project will support public housing residents who are living with behavioral health issues, such as mental illness and substance use disorders, as all federally-owned public housing transiti
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[UK-Scotland] Ban on smoking outside cafes could be ditched

South Ayrshire councillors will launch a bid to scrap their own controversial rule, the Post can reveal. We told last week how the three-year-old policy is being labelled a threat to small businesses. Now councillors are ready to intervene in the row.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Lower house passes bills on casinos and smoking controls

The Lower House also passed an antismoking bill on Tuesday, paving the way for its enactment and implementation before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The bill to revise the Health Promotion Law bans indoor smoking at schools, hospitals and pub
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 19, 2018 18:03
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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[Korea - South] Safety of heat-not-burn tobacco still controversial

The fight between the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety and the tobacco industry is intensifying over the results of a study on the safety of heat-not-burn cigarettes. Foreign cigarette companies argued against the ministry’s recent announcement that e-c
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:37
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VIDEO: Inside a lavish retreat where lobbyists donate for access to state attorneys general

Selling access to events like this has helped the Republican Attorneys General Association, or RAGA, raise more than $20 million... The more money these lobbyists shell out, the more access...In attendance? Representatives from Koch Industries, big tobacc
CBS News.com
added Jun 19, 2018 12:09
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Secret website Australians are using to buy cut price tobacco that's 70% cheaper - as the price of cigarettes soars to nearly $40 a packet

Smokers are using a secret website to buy packets of cigarettes at prices up to 70 per cent lower than retail - as Australians are slugged with the highest tobacco costs in the world. The website Ciggies World lists hundreds of different tobacco product
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:55
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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 19, 2018 11:46
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Characterisation of the Spatial and Temporal Dispersion Differences between Exhaled e-cigarette mist and Cigarette Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Significant differences between emissions from the tested electronic and conventional cigarettes are reported. Exhaled e-cigarette particles are liquid droplets evaporating rapidly; conventional cigarette smoke particles are far more stable and linger.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 19, 2018 11:18
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Cigarette Producers' Websites Sport New Court-Ordered Statement

Hyperlinks on the companies’ website landing pages now warn visitors that tobacco companies “intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive” and cigarettes advertised as “light” and “low tar” may have the same amount of tar and nicotine as
Bloomberg News
added Jun 19, 2018 13:50
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