Millions of u.s. kids still can buy ‘harmful’ e-cigarettes: cdc – webmd

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) More than 16 million children in the United States can buy electronic cigarettes legally, even though the devices are not safe for them, a new government report says. The report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also found that hundreds of millions of Americans are not protected from indoor exposure to secondhand e cigarette aerosol. This “aerosol is not harmless water vapor it can contain nicotine and other toxins,” Brian King, senior scientific advisor in the CDC’s Office... Read More.

February 12, 2015

Lawstuff australia – know your rights – – topics – cigarettes

It is against the law for anyone to sell cigarettes to you if you are under 18. It is also against the law for someone else to buy cigarettes for you. Anyone who does can be fined. Do I have to show ID? You cannot be forced to show ID. But if you don t, the shop keeper probably won t sell you cigarettes. Valid ID includes a drivers license or a proof of age card (including NSW Photo cards) or a passport. It is against the law to use a fake ID to buy cigarettes. You can be fined for doing so, and the police may confiscate the ID. For more information see our Fake ID page. Can... Read More.

February 11, 2015

New york raises minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21

NEW YORK AFP New York raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 on Sunday, in its latest initiative to encourage healthier behavior among residents. The law, signed November 19 shortly before former mayor Michael Bloomberg finished let office, had a six month waiting period before it came into effect but its impact can already be clearly felt. “Under 21, no tobacco,” warned a small sign at the entrance of a small shop that sells smokes, newspapers, candy, coffee and cakes, in the Nolita neighborhood (North of Little Italy). No tobacco, either, for anyone who can’t present... Read More.

February 10, 2015

Newport (cigarette) – wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The original Newport had a white filter and a hint of mint both were gone in 1969 and thus the white filter was replaced by a standard filter. The Newport Classic full flavor cigarettes were promoted for many years as a cigarette that allows you to “Enjoy a full flavor menthol, without drowning out pure tobacco taste.” In the mid 1980s, Newport began an advertising campaign that courted African Americans in urban areas. In two years, Newports became the fifth most popular cigarette on the market. 3 A 2004 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that the percentage of teen... Read More.

February 9, 2015

Framingham weighs 21 as age to buy cigarettes – news – metrowest daily news, framingham, ma – framingham, ma

FRAMINGHAM &#x2013 Going after young smokers, the Board of Health is moving to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes in Framingham from 18 to three member board will consider the change at its meeting Monday, one of several amendments to the town&#x2019 s tobacco regulations that would also cut down the number of tobacco permit holders and limit where e cigarettes are of Health Director Roberto Santamaria said Framingham would be the latest community following a growing trend and stopping selling cigarettes to minors.&#x201c I feel that as the largest community in MetroWest, it... Read More.

February 8, 2015

How to find inexpensive cigarettes: 5 steps (with pictures)

Internet Cigarettes Buying cigarettes on the Internet may seem like an inexpensive way to purchase cigarettes on first glance. However, most of the time the reason they are so inexpensive is that you do not pay the tax on them. Please be aware that the federal government does regulate all of the businesses within its borders and if one is not paying taxes, they will make sure they do pay those taxes. There was once a person who bought cigarettes from the internet for personal use, and s/he was taxed in one lump sum by the government because the company she bought them off had to surrender their... Read More.

February 7, 2015

India moves toward ban on loose cigarettes

More than 70 percent of the cigarettes sold in India are loose, IANS reported. “The federal health ministry has accepted the recommendation of an internal panel and will seek cabinet approval before imposing the ban,” Health Minister J.P. Nadda told parliament. Shares in India s largest cigarette maker, ITC Ltd, fell 5.2 percent, its biggest daily drop in five months, and Godfrey Phillips India Ltd lost nearly 9 percent. By comparison, the main Mumbai market index fell 0.8 percent. As many as 900,000 people in India die from tobacco related diseases a year and that number could... Read More.

February 6, 2015

E-cigarettes under fire

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February 5, 2015

Framingham weighs 21 as age to buy cigarettes – news – natick bulletin and tab – natick, ma

FRAMINGHAM &#x2013 Going after young smokers, the Board of Health is moving to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes in Framingham from 18 to three member board will consider the change at its meeting Monday, one of several amendments to the town&#x2019 s tobacco regulations that would also cut down the number of tobacco permit holders and limit where e cigarettes are of Health Director Roberto Santamaria said Framingham would be the latest community following a growing trend and stopping selling cigarettes to minors.&#x201c I feel that as the largest community in MetroWest, it... Read More.

February 4, 2015

Drugfacts: cigarettes and other tobacco products

Cigarette smoking accounts for about one third of all cancers, including 90 percent of lung cancer cases. Smokeless tobacco (such as chewing tobacco and snuff) also increases the risk of cancer, especially oral cancers. In addition to cancer, smoking causes lung diseases such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and increases the risk of heart disease, including stroke, heart attack, vascular disease, and aneurysm. Smoking has also been linked to leukemia, cataracts, and pneumonia.4 5 On average, adults who smoke die 10 years earlier than nonsmokers.1 Although nicotine is addictive and can be... Read More.

February 3, 2015