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[New York] Time to Adopt and Post a Smoking Policy

Attention, co-op and condo boards and their management companies. There’s a new law in town – Local Law 147 – that requires all residential buildings to create a written policy stating where smoking is permitted or prohibited, including common outdoor ar
Habitat Magazine
added Jan 5, 2018 21:33
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FRANK: Why Even Tougher Regulations on Smoking Are Justified

Each person who becomes a smoker makes it more likely that others will become smokers as well. This additional effect outweighs the harm caused by secondhand smoke...our efforts to discourage smoking, strict as they seem, may not be nearly strict enough.
New York Times
added Jan 5, 2018 21:25
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QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Currently Use E-Cigarettes,† by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey,§ 2016

in 2016, 3.8% of men and 2.6% of women aged ≥18 years currently used e-cigarettes. Among men, current e-cigarette use decreased with advancing age, from 7.1% among men aged 18–24 years to 4.8% among men aged 25–49 years, 2.6% among men 50–64 years, and 1
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:29
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[Indiana] Health, business coalition seeks to repeal 'smoker's bill of rights'

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana—a coalition of hospitals, insurers, businesses and others—says it’s time to roll back a 27-year-old state law that prohibits employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. They are pushing new legislation,
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 7, 2018 21:41
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There are more quitters than smokers in Ireland

The HSE’s latest Quit campaign has seen the publication of a new survey which shows that there are now over 1 million people in the country who’ve successfully quit smoking. The Healthy Ireland Survey found that about 22% of Irish adults are smokers, 18
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:42
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[UK-Scotland] Quit smoking your way

The brand ‘Quit Your Way – with our support’ was created after research by Health Scotland found smoking cessation services should have one national identity to improve uptake. NHS Inform’s Smokeline has already rebranded as Quit Your Way Scotland and a
Scottish Government (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 17:33
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[UK] Philip Morris vows to give up smoking for the new year: Tobacco giant plans to stop selling cigarettes as they turn to trendy vaping

The big tobacco company launched an advertising campaign in the UK on Wednesday, promising to ween its business and customers off of cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:34
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Teen Use of Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products Increases Smoking Risk

Teens who used e-cigarettes, hookahs, cigars and smokeless tobacco products were twice as likely to begin smoking cigarettes within a year of use in a newly published analysis of data from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study.
MedPage Today
added Jan 4, 2018 17:46
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The Link Between E-Cigarette Design And Explosions

A 2017 U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report has linked e-cigarette product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. ... The results show that the dual-cylindrical construction of the e-cigarette product and batteries is
Law360
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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Click bait ads are tied to teen smoking

Teens who engage with online tobacco ads are more likely to start smoking than their peers who aren’t lured by digital marketing campaigns, a U.S. study suggests.
Reuters
added Jan 4, 2018 07:46
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