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Smoking Skyrockets in Movies Aimed at Kids: Study

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 18:18

During that time, 46 percent of movies with smoking were youth-rated. That's 210 of the 459 top-grossing films.

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Number of smoking images increased dramatically in PG-13 films, UCSF study finds

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 18:18

With more and more films marketed to youth that depict actors smoking, a new report released Thursday recommends that movies with such images be given an R-rating. The number of PG-13 films with actors smoking jumped from 564 in 2010 to 809 in 2016, according to the report.

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Number of smoking images increased dramatically in PG-13 films, study finds

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 18:18

With more and more films marketed to youth that depict actors smoking, a new report released Thursday recommends that movies with such images be given an R-rating. The number of PG-13 films with actors smoking jumped from 564 in 2010 to 809 in 2016, according to the report.

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Video appears to show Kim Jong Un casually smoking next to an untested liquid-fueled missile

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 16:05

North Korea's July 4 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile shocked the world by displaying how advanced and potent the missile forces of the hermit kingdom had become. But a short video clip laid bare another shocking reality: North Korean missile forces allowed Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of the country, to smoke a cigarette feet from the base of an untested, liquid-fueled rocket engine.

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Anti-smoking council has 85m invested in tobacco companies

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 16:05

The pension fund, which is administered by Nottinghamshire County Council and used by several other organisations throughout the county, has A 85,728,471 currently invested in tobacco companies. It has A 18,270,051 worth of shares in Imperial Tobacco, A 57,062,838 in British American Tobacco, A 4,731,484 in Philip Morris, A 1,671,729 in Japan Tobacco and A 3,992,369 in Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris according to the latest available figures.

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Law needed to curb children's exposure to smoking in cars, says study

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 13:31

Britain and some states and provinces of Australia, the US and Canada have legislated against smoking in cars, but not New Zealand. The number of children exposed to cigarette smoke in cars remains stubbornly high, as the Government continues to argue a ban is not necessary.

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Lawsuit filed over medical marijuana smoking ban

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 10:59

Florida's medical marijuana law, having gone into effect just a few days ago, is already the subject of a lawsuit. John Morgan, the Orlando attorney who largely financed both the 2014 and 2016 attempts to get a medical marijuana amendment before Florida voters, carried out a months-long threat Thursday morning as he filed a lawsuit in Leon County Circuit Court over the new law's ban on smoking marijuana.

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France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 08:35

France will raise the price of cigarettes to 10 euros a pack within three years, the health minister said on Thursday, confirming a strategy that will push tobacco costs to among the highest in Europe. A woman smokes a cigarette as she pauses in front of her office in Paris, March 3, 2016.

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Love Island draws more Ofcom complaints about smoking than sex

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 06:04

More than half of complaints made about Love Island have been about smoking rather than scenes of a sexual nature, Ofcom has said. The reality dating show puts single men and women in a Majorcan villa together in order for them to find love and ultimately win a cash prize, and so far this series there have been several on-air instances of intimate behaviour between couples.

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10:03 Forum on prevention of smoking and drinking alcohol among youth held in Bishkek

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 01:28

Bishkek hosted a forum on prevention of smoking tobacco and naswar and drinking alcohol among young people, the mayor's press service said. Many stores in the district supported the initiative and refused to sell alcoholic drinks, naswar and cigarettes to young people to prevent bad habits.

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Widespread support for CBD smoking ban

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 23:16

Smoking is more prevalent in Nowra than in many parts of Australia, and many residents have had a gutful of second-hand smoke in the CBD. A South Coast Register poll indicated there has been widespread support for an all-out ban on smoking in Nowra's CBD.

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Effectiveness of fire-safe cigarette laws still unclear

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 20:59

Laws requiring cigarettes to be made with a fire-retarding design may have reduced deaths from cigarette-related fires in the U.S. but the evidence is weak and inconsistent, researchers say. The study found no evidence that so-called fire-safe cigarettes reduced the number of fires overall or fires started by cigarettes in the states where they were mandated, leaving the jury still out on whether these laws are a good way to protect people, the authors report in Injury Prevention.

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University of Regina cracks down on smoking

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 16:17

It's going to become a lot more difficult to find a place to smoke on the University of Regina campus this fall. In September, the university will only allow smoking at three outdoor smoking areas.

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Liam Gallagher's flight delayed by smoking passenger

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 13:58

The 44-year-old rocker called them out but then shared a picture of himself doing just that on a plane back in the 90s. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon , Liam wrote: "Stuck on the runway some doughnut smoking hes been slung off I mean smoking on a flight how very dare he as you were LG x " Before adding the throwback photo, with the caption: "I mean cmon it's not big or clever as you were LG x " The former Oasis frontman and his bitter rival and sibling Noel, 50 - who were known for their wild antics when they were in the Britpop defining group - were once accused of trying to bribe Qantas air hostess Owen Beddall in 2005 with A 1,000 to smoke weed on a flight from London to Bangkok in 2005.

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Comprehensive smokefree laws considered as victory for public health and parliament

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 09:06

Comprehensive smokefree laws including pubs and bars came into force ten years ago. They are rightly considered a victory for public health and a model of good regulation.

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Wed, 07/05/2017 - 06:42

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British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) & Turning Point Brands (TPB) Financial Contrast

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 02:20

British American Tobacco PLC and Turning Point Brands are both non-cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. This table compares British American Tobacco PLC and Turning Point Brands' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

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Is the UK heading for a smoke-free future?

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 22:06

The leisure industry faced a massive shake-up when the smoking ban was imposed on England's pubs, clubs, restaurants, work places and public buildings on July 1, 2007. However, while spaces now boast cleaner air and the number of smokers has dropped, there are still many questions left unanswered.

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New policy could push smokers off public grounds

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 17:38

Smokers may need to take a few extra steps in the near future if they continue to light up near public buildings. Just recently, supervisors and other county officials spent nearly half an hour discussing new smoking policies that could push those who smoke further away from public resources.

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Another university in Ohio bans use of tobacco on campus

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 13:14

The Dayton Daily News reports that Wright State University's new policy took effect Saturday at the school's campuses in Dayton and Celina. The policy prohibits smoking and the use of other tobacco products.

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