Tobacco

Man caught smuggling more than 6,800 sachets of chewing tobacco at Woodlands Checkpoint

SINGAPORE: A Malaysian man was caught smuggling more than 6,800 sachets of chewing tobacco via Woodlands Checkpoint on Tuesday (Jun 19). The …

Tobacco

St. Paul wants a cap on businesses allowed to sell cigarettes

A council proposal to limit the number of licenses to 242 is the latest anti-tobacco measure.

Cannabis

Fact check: Does the projected increase in revenue from the Government's crackdown on illicit tobacco rely on smokers to switching to legal product?

One of the higher profile initiatives in the 2018 federal budget was a "crackdown on the illicit tobacco trade".<p>The Government says that the …

Cannabis

FTSE 100 ends higher, rising from 6-week low as Ocado, tobacco firms rally

Ocado, tobacco stocks rise after analyst commentsShares of BP and rival oil producer Royal Dutch Shell were among Wednesday’s winners in U.K. trade. …

Royal Dutch Shell

Political parties admit tobacco firm contacts

A Civic Party lawmaker revealed a tobacco manufacturer purchased admission tickets to the party's anniversary celebration event, but insisted that …

Hong Kong

Philip Morris International Foundation and Tobacco Control

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Medicine

Delhi govt gets set to ban chewable tobacco

The sale of raw chewable tobacco products like khaini could be banned in the national capital.<p>The Delhi government has written to the food safety …

India

You now have to be 21 to buy tobacco products in Roseville

The metro suburb is now the 11th community in the state with the law.

City Politics

Legislation Proposed to Raise Age For Purchasing Tobacco

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Playlist

Should St. Paul put a cap on tobacco retailers? City Council is considering it

The St. Paul City Council will vote on whether to limit the number of licensed tobacco retailers in the city to existing levels.<p>The city of St. Paul …

Cannabis

Cigarettes 'Deadly' as of Monday

Cigarettes have become "deadly" as of Monday, when a new rule kicked in requiring tobacco companies to highlight just how harmful and addictive …

Public Health

Roseville To Hold Hearing On Raising Tobacco Buying Age To 21

The meeting is slated for Monday. Several other cities have already increased the tobacco buying age to 21 (0:23). WCCO This Morning – June 18 ,2018

Smoking

E-cigs and candy-flavored tobacco: Protect our kids from addiction

Re <i>“</i><i>San Francisco banned flavored tobacco products. Could other California cities follow?</i><i>”</i> (June 8): Other cities in California should follow San …

Public Health

Westborough Adopts Tobacco Regulation Changes

The new regulations would prohibit sales too close to a school and increase the minimum age requirement to 21 from 18.<p>WESTBOROUGH, MA—If you're going …

Cannabis

Archaeologists find earliest known signs of tobacco use in north Alabama

This new date suggests Native Americans living near the rivers were growing and smoking tobacco at least 1000 years earlier than previously thought, …

Archaeology

Tobacco Use in North America Pushed Back 1,500 Years

TROY, ALABAMA—The <i>Cherokee One Feather</i> reports that tobacco use in southeastern North America could date back 4,000 years, or about 1,500 years …

Archaeology

India Studies Kenyan Digital Stamps To Curb Tobacco Tax Evasion

If adopted, the move will be in line with Article 15 of the World Health Organisation’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control that calls for …

Public Health

A Tagging Device To Track Tobacco

A Tagging Device To Track Tobacco<p>June 15, 2018 17:18 UTC

Smoking

Tobacco aside, e-cigarette flavorings may harm blood vessels

Flavoring chemicals widely used in e-cigarettes and other tobacco products may be toxic to the cells that line and regulate blood vessel function. …

eCigarettes

California grants will combat illegal youth tobacco use

Grants totaling $37.5 million will be used to fund programs aimed at reducing illegal sales of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors in …

Business

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Cumberland County

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following a short-term investigation by Service Nova Scotia’s Compliance and …

Halifax

Richfield Votes In Favor Of Increasing Tobacco Sale Age

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — Another Minnesota city has decided to raise the age limit to buy tobacco.Richfield’s city council voted Tuesday night to raise …

City Politics

How to Pack a Tobacco Pipe | The Art of Manliness

Packing one’s pipe with tobacco is undoubtedly the hardest part for newbie smokers (and even some not-so-beginners) to get down. The good news is …

Tobacco

Cancer Society: Smokeless Tobacco & Vaping Safer Than Smoking

The American Cancer Society Updates Policy On Smokeless Tobacco and Vaping, But Comes up Short on Legislative Recommendations. Full report Here<p>In a …

Public Health

BAT forecasts earnings growth despite currency headwinds

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A staff of British American Tobacco Japan shows displays a tobacco after smoking using its new tobacco heating system device …

Forex

Wickliffe raises tobacco age

WICKLIFFE, Ohio - Wickliffe is joining several other cities in Northeast Ohio banning anyone under 21 from buying tobacco products.<p>In a city council …

Public Health

Banning Vaping Products

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Voters in San Francisco Banish Flavored Tobacco From Shelves” (front page, June 7):<p>At a time when newspapers are filled with sad topics, the news that San Francisco voters supported the new ban on flavored vaping products is welcome. As a public health professional and tobacco …

Public Health

Letter: Why tobacco litter is a real problem in communities

Why tobacco litter is a real issue to communities<p>During the months of January and February 2018, as part of a collaborative effort between La Clinica …

Pollution

After liquor, now khaini! Bihar government eyes banning chewing tobacco

If all goes well according to the plan, the Bihar government will put a ban on consumption of khaini (A smokeless tobacco product consumed by placing …

India

13.7 pc prevalence of tobacco usage in Chandigarh: Survey

The national prevalence of tobacco use, as per the survey, is 28.6 per cent. GATS 2, a household survey of persons aged 15 or above, was carried out …

Public Health