Smoke-free – Rauchen Aufgeben http://rauchen-aufgeben.org/ Fri, 04 Jun 2021 21:09:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.2 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/cropped-icon-32x32.png Smoke-free – Rauchen Aufgeben http://rauchen-aufgeben.org/ 32 32 Local Stops Listed in Updated County Health Scores https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/local-stops-listed-in-updated-county-health-scores/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/local-stops-listed-in-updated-county-health-scores/#respond Fri, 04 Jun 2021 19:26:56 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/local-stops-listed-in-updated-county-health-scores/ The Jefferson County Department of Health regularly inspects establishments in Jefferson County where food is prepared or sold for human consumption. Two types of inspections, graded and alternative (unrated), are carried out throughout the year. Here is a list of the most recent noted inspections: Photo file 23049 81 BAKERY EDGARS TRUSSVILLE 158 RUE PRINCIPALE […]]]>


The Jefferson County Department of Health regularly inspects establishments in Jefferson County where food is prepared or sold for human consumption. Two types of inspections, graded and alternative (unrated), are carried out throughout the year.

Here is a list of the most recent noted inspections:

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23049 81 BAKERY EDGARS TRUSSVILLE 158 RUE PRINCIPALE TRUSSVILLE 35173 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 06/01/21
26744 94 TERIYAKI EXPRESS 6200 GRAND RIVER BLVD E LEEDS 35094 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 06/01/21
26694 92 LUCKY grocery store 7 7502 PARKWAY DR LEEDS 35094 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 06/01/21
26526 99 PAPA MURPHYS TAKE N BAKE PIZZA 3125 ENDEAVOR LN VESTAVIA 35242 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/28/2011
23052 99 MEAL BY MISTY 108 WATTERSON PKWY TRUSSVILLE 35173 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/28/2011
21837 99 PRESCHOOL HERITAGE OF TRUSSVILLE 6590 HUSKY PKWY TRUSSVILLE 35173 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/28/2011
24872 94 BISTROT CAJUN EXPRESS 1515 PEARSON AVE SW BIRMINGHAM 35211 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
18315 93 THE THREE-EARED RABBIT 209 RUE PRINCIPALE TRUSSVILLE 35173 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
22173 100 ZODIAC SHOW 5214 VALLEY RD FAIRFIELD 35064 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
21148 99 LAKESHORE FOOD MARKET 200 FRANKFURT CIR BIRMINGHAM 35211 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
25280 100 SUGAR 69 ST BIRMINGHAM CHURCH 35213 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
14111 94 THE VECINO 1492 boul. FORESTDALE BIRMINGHAM 35214 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
20769 100 THE EVENT CENTER @ WATERMARK PLACE 4500 CHEMIN KATIES BESSEMER 35022 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
18064 98 PEPPERMINT CAKE 1328 boul. FORESTDALE BIRMINGHAM 35214 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
7652 98 NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1740 HERON JOHNSON DR BIRMINGHAM 35211 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
18083 98 PRIMROSE SCHOOL AT LIBERTY PARK 1800 URBAN CENTER PARKWAY VESTAVIA 35242 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
10811 98 UNITED 1ST PRESBYTERIAN LIFE 1375 TOMAHAWK RD BIRMINGHAM 35214 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
26440 95 LIBERTY PARK convenience store 11981 LIBERTY PKWY VESTAVIA 35242 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
21981 95 FIRE SUB-CHAMBER 4867 PROMENADE PKWY BESSEMER 35022 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
26463 100 SAINT LUC KITCHEN 3736 MONTROSE RD MOUNTAIN BROOK 35213 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/27/21
22153 94 DAIRY QUEEN 3134 CAHABA HEIGHTS RD BIRMINGHAM 35243 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/26/21
22371 97 QUICK MART FROM THE WEST 1036 17TH ST SW BIRMINGHAM 35211 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/26/21
21718 100 COMPLETE FOOD MARKET – POP-UP BASKET 3100 CAHABA VILLAGE PLAZA BIRMINGHAM 35243 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/26/21
26382 98 TACO BELL 5950 VALLEY RD TRUSSVILLE 35173 Smokeless: Yes Dated: 05/26/21



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Resident GP Dr Zak Uddin on the chances of a smoke-free future https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/resident-gp-dr-zak-uddin-on-the-chances-of-a-smoke-free-future/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/resident-gp-dr-zak-uddin-on-the-chances-of-a-smoke-free-future/#respond Thu, 03 Jun 2021 04:00:00 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/resident-gp-dr-zak-uddin-on-the-chances-of-a-smoke-free-future/ Despite strenuous progress towards reducing tobacco use and preventing second-hand smoke among non-smokers, the number of smokers has increased, now reaching 1.1 billion people worldwide. The majority of them are concentrated in just 10 countries, with a staggering third in China alone. This is disheartening news as the devastating effects of tobacco use become widely […]]]>


Despite strenuous progress towards reducing tobacco use and preventing second-hand smoke among non-smokers, the number of smokers has increased, now reaching 1.1 billion people worldwide. The majority of them are concentrated in just 10 countries, with a staggering third in China alone.

This is disheartening news as the devastating effects of tobacco use become widely publicized. There were 90,000 smoking-related deaths in the UK last year, 10,000 more than those from COVID-19. Cigarettes and related products are the leading preventable cause of cancer and heart disease, the two leading causes of death worldwide.

So, against this huge body of evidence, why do people continue to smoke? A recent study published in the Lancet very effectively argues that the age at which people are able to legally buy tobacco is the reason why the number of smokers has increased rather than decreased.

Two-thirds of smokers start before the age of 20, and almost 90% start to smoke before the age of 25. Addiction occurs quickly, often followed by a lifetime of unsuccessful attempts to quit smoking. The authors argue that if you haven’t started smoking by the age of twenty-five, you probably won’t start at all, which is certainly supported by the numbers above. By raising the legal purchasing age to 21, in the first year alone, it could prevent 100,000 people from becoming smokers around the world.

87% of deaths among current smokers are due to smoking, compared to just 6% among those who quit 15 years or more previously, demonstrating not only the need to quit, but also the importance of quitting early. Even if you are lucky enough to avoid cancer, smoking for a lifetime will wreak havoc on every organ in the body.

The UK’s goal is to be smoke-free, which means less than one in 20 smokers, by 2030. Currently, around 1 in 6 smokes, compared to 1 in 2 adults in the 1970s. other countries are even more ambitious; New Zealand is aiming for this goal by 2025.

Is it possible ? Several initiatives have seen the number of smokers in many countries decline steadily. People’s views on smoking have also hardened, shifting from an annoying vice to an act of antisocial behavior, even harmful to the environment. A recent petition in Spain, with nearly 300,000 signatures, was presented to their Minister of Health, calling for a ban on smoking on all beaches. It has been argued that not only are cigarette butts unsightly, but chemicals leaching into the sand are an environmental hazard.

Even though, in an ideal world, no one would ever start smoking, encouraging smoking cessation remains an important goal. All health professionals are encouraged to answer the question and offer their support at any time, a concept known as “positive health promotion”.

While the majority of smokers want to quit according to questionnaires and surveys, many do not. Commonly cited factors are lack of motivation or having the necessary support. On top of that, there’s the massively addictive nature of nicotine, the almost instant fix it provides, as well as the often unpleasant immediate effects of withdrawal. Fortunately, these are usually short lived.

Often there has to be a goal to stop, whether it is the desire for better health, to get rid of an unpleasant habit, or the cost that can reach several thousand a year. A clear plan with a specific stop date is often necessary. Withdrawing from heavy tobacco use does not present the same life threatening health risks as the acute transition from heavy alcohol consumption to no alcohol consumption altogether, so there are fewer arguments in favor of a gradual reduction. There is also the temptation to increase your smoking if you experience unexpected stress.

Getting rid of smoking paraphernalia, including that “emergency cigarette pack”, will hopefully reduce any desire or desire after the date you decide to quit.

The NHS has smoking cessation services that remain operational and there is good evidence that professional support helps many people quit and stay quit. Some people may simply quit smoking and never touch another cigarette, but these remain in the minority.

Electronic cigarettes are now firmly established as a cessation aid, and while significantly less harmful than cigarettes, they are not completely harmless. Ideally, they should be viewed as a way to make quitting easier, rather than an alternate method of obtaining nicotine.



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Poda to launch pilot distribution with Big Tobacco https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/poda-to-launch-pilot-distribution-with-big-tobacco/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/poda-to-launch-pilot-distribution-with-big-tobacco/#respond Wed, 02 Jun 2021 07:30:00 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/poda-to-launch-pilot-distribution-with-big-tobacco/ “We are extremely pleased to partner with ESON, which is recognized as one of the leading manufacturers of electronic cigarette devices and, more recently, as a world leader in smoke-free heat and non-burn products. Said Ryan Selby, Chief Executive Officer of the company. “Daniel Chen and his team at ESON are currently filling and distributing […]]]>


“We are extremely pleased to partner with ESON, which is recognized as one of the leading manufacturers of electronic cigarette devices and, more recently, as a world leader in smoke-free heat and non-burn products. Said Ryan Selby, Chief Executive Officer of the company. “Daniel Chen and his team at ESON are currently filling and distributing millions of NEAFS products per month in the Chinese market, giving us huge opportunities for scalability. There are over 400 million adult smokers in China, and we believe that this partnership with ESON will provide us with a rapid opportunity to rapidly expand our market share in the Chinese market, ”said Selby.

ESON has designed numerous electronic nicotine delivery systems (“ENDS”) and has successfully licensed its intellectual property to some of the world’s largest tobacco companies. In addition, ESON has served as the original equipment manufacturer for some of the world’s largest tobacco companies including Japan Tobacco International, Imperial, British American Tobacco, Godfrey Philips France, Philip Morris International, and National Tobacco of China.

“Poda has developed an incredible HNB platform, and its Zero Cleaning Pods provide consumers with a hassle-free HNB product that delivers consistently great results, day in and day out,” said Daniel Chen, Managing Director of ESON. “Plus, the vapor is flavorful and robust, providing cigarette-like satisfaction to discerning adult smokers,” said Chen, who continued, “we already sell over 50 million NEAFS sticks per month and we are currently expanding our production facilities to produce over 250 million NEAFS sticks per month, which is expected to be completed within the next 60 days. Since we launched NEAFS products in October 2020, the demand for NEAFS products has been overwhelming. We are extremely pleased to offer NEAFS by PODA products to our existing distribution channels, and we anticipate tremendous success with NEAFS by PODA products. “

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ABOUT PODA LIFESTYLE

Poda Lifestyle is actively engaged in the global marketing of HNB smoking products, which have the potential to reduce the risks associated with combustible smoking products. The company has developed a patented HNB system that uses proprietary single-use biodegradable pods, which are both consumer-friendly and environmentally friendly. The innovative design of the company’s HNB platform prevents cross-contamination between heaters and pods, eliminating all cleaning requirements and providing users with the most convenient and enjoyable smoking experience at potentially risk. reduced. The Poda Lifestyle HNB system is fully patented in Canada and is patent pending in 65 additional countries, covering over 70% of the world’s population. The company’s Poda Pods are the first and only cigarettes to have a fully closed end. This exclusive design entirely eliminates all cleaning requirements and provides a truly ashless HNB cigarette. Poda Lifestyle’s fully patented system is truly one of a kind and addresses the main issue that ALL other HNB products suffer from – daily cleaning needs. The flagship of the company Beyond Burn ™ Poda Pods contain a unique tobacco-free blend of granulated tea leaves infused with synthetic nicotine, which gives adult smokers a smoke-free alternative to their usual habit without sacrificing the satisfaction they are used to. Beyond Burn ™ Poda Pods have been expertly designed to mimic the sensory experience of traditional smokeless, odorless and tobacco-free cigarettes.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Although Poda Lifestyle believes, in light of the experience of its officers and directors, current conditions and expected future developments and other factors which have been deemed appropriate, that the expectations reflected in this forward-looking information are reasonable, it do not place undue reliance on because Poda Lifestyle cannot guarantee that they will prove to be correct. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those contemplated by these statements. The statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. Poda Lifestyle does not undertake to comment on any analyzes, expectations or statements made by third parties regarding Poda Lifestyle, its titles or its financial or operational results (if any). Poda Lifestyle disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, other than as required by applicable securities laws.

The Canadian Securities Exchange has not reviewed and accepts no responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this press release.

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NW Health MEC reminds the public of the risks associated with smoking https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/nw-health-mec-reminds-the-public-of-the-risks-associated-with-smoking/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/nw-health-mec-reminds-the-public-of-the-risks-associated-with-smoking/#respond Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:57:36 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/nw-health-mec-reminds-the-public-of-the-risks-associated-with-smoking/ As the world commemorated World No Tobacco Day on Monday, North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha reminded the public of the risks associated with smoking. The World Health Organization (WHO) in 1987 designated May 31 as World No Tobacco Day. The day aims to raise awareness of the dangerous diseases that can be caused by […]]]>


As the world commemorated World No Tobacco Day on Monday, North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha reminded the public of the risks associated with smoking.

The World Health Organization (WHO) in 1987 designated May 31 as World No Tobacco Day. The day aims to raise awareness of the dangerous diseases that can be caused by smoking.

This year’s theme was “Commit to Stop”, which is of significant importance in the current era of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“As we commemorate World No Tobacco Day, I would like to take this opportunity to urge our communities to make a commitment to quit smoking, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“As scientific evidence has pointed out, smokers are at a higher risk of developing serious health complications when they contract the coronavirus,” Sambatha said.

The day, as the name suggests, aims to raise awareness of the harmful effects of smoking.

According to the Smoke-Free Foundation, smokers in South Africa smoke around 27 billion cigarettes per year, or an average of 3,771 cigarettes per smoker per year.

The department said the commemoration took place as the Northwest Province was experiencing a resurgence in COVID-19 infections.

The government urged communities to guard against “pandemic fatigue” and step up preventive measures to escape a third wave of severe infections, especially in the districts of Dr Kenneth Kaunda and Ngaka Modiri Molema.

“All preventive measures must be used to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, which is why a decision to quit smoking is strongly recommended to reduce the number of serious health cases, which could lead to a rate of d high hospitalization and threaten the health system.

“Communities are invited to respond today to the international call to ‘Commit to Resign’,” said Sambatha.

(With contributions from the South African government press release)



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Smokers at 40-50pc higher risk of serious illness and death from Covid: Vardhan https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/smokers-at-40-50pc-higher-risk-of-serious-illness-and-death-from-covid-vardhan/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/smokers-at-40-50pc-higher-risk-of-serious-illness-and-death-from-covid-vardhan/#respond Mon, 31 May 2021 14:23:06 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/smokers-at-40-50pc-higher-risk-of-serious-illness-and-death-from-covid-vardhan/ Smokers face a 40 to 50% higher risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday, noting that more than 1.3 million deaths are attributable to smoking every year in India, which is a preventable social problem. the economic burden having an impact on the development of the […]]]>


Smokers face a 40 to 50% higher risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday, noting that more than 1.3 million deaths are attributable to smoking every year in India, which is a preventable social problem. the economic burden having an impact on the development of the country.

The remarks were made by Vardhan as he chaired an event to mark World No Tobacco Day and prompted everyone present to pledge to quit smoking, according to a statement from the Department of Health. With the persistent efforts of central and state governments, the prevalence of smoking increased from 34.6% in 2009-10 to 28.6% in 2016-17, he said.

“In India, more than 1.3 million deaths are attributable to smoking each year, or 3,500 deaths per day, which represents a heavy preventable socio-economic burden. Besides the deaths and illnesses it causes, tobacco also has an impact on the economic development of the country, ” he said in the statement.

He also pointed out that smokers have a 40-50% higher risk of developing serious illnesses and dying from COVID-19, the statement said.

According to the WHO study “Economic costs of illnesses and deaths attributable to tobacco use in India”, it has been estimated that the economic burden of illnesses and deaths attributable to tobacco use in India was as high as Rs. 1.77 lakh crores, or about 1 percent of GDP.

Vardhan pointed to the country’s long history of gradually decreasing the population of tobacco users through legal and administrative means. “Tobacco control legislation in India dates back to the ‘Cigarettes Act, 1975’ which requires the display of statutory health warnings in advertising and on cartons and packages of cigarettes,” he said.

Recalling his long battle with tobacco at every stage of his career, Vardhan said, “As Delhi’s Minister of Health, I had the opportunity to craft the Non-Health Protection Act. – smokers and the ban on smoking in Delhi and passed it in the Delhi Assembly in 1997. This same law became the model for central legislation banning smoking in public places in 2002, on the instruction of the Court supreme. “” This was followed by comprehensive tobacco control legislation in 2003 [Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade, Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act –COTPA, 2003] which aims to provide smoke-free public places and also imposes restrictions on tobacco advertising and promotion, “he said. Speaking on the government’s unwavering political commitment to tobacco control, he said: “When I joined the Union as Minister of Health, I decided to fight against the threat of electronic cigarettes and designed the ‘Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill, 2019’ which bans the production, the manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertising of electronic cigarettes. “” The exemplary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi convinced various stakeholders and allowed the smooth passage of the bill by parliament in 2019. The government’s sustained efforts have helped save the country from the threat of electronic cigarettes which could have disproportionately affected the adolescent population, ”he said.

Vardhan also pointed to the proliferation of calls for smoking cessation line services.

” We have toll-free start line 1800-112-356 services launched in 2016, which were extended in September 2018. Services are now available in 16 languages ​​and other local dialects from 4 centers. The number of calls to the drop line was 20,500 per month, which rose to 2.50 lakh per month after the expansion, ” he said in the statement.

He reiterated his call for the people to stop using tobacco and tobacco products.

The Union Minister of Health spoke about the ambitious objectives of the 2017 national health policy in terms of tobacco control.

“We have set ourselves an ambitious goal of reducing tobacco use by 30% by 2025. Our tobacco control objectives have been designed taking into account the objectives of the fight against non-communicable diseases and are consistent with the objectives set in the SDG framework. We will soon be releasing the results of the fourth round of the Global Youth Smoking Survey of 13-15 year olds in school, ” he said.

He also thanked all other partner organizations, ministry officials, ground staff and especially WHO for the progress made so far in tobacco control. Vardhan thanked the WHO director-general for recognizing his services and that of the Ministry of Health’s work on tobacco control in 2021 for awarding the Director-General’s Special Recognition Award in 2021, the statement said. Each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO regions for their achievements in tobacco control. PTI PLB RHL

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SPCA warning to pet owners: stop smoking and vaping around your pets https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/spca-warning-to-pet-owners-stop-smoking-and-vaping-around-your-pets/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/spca-warning-to-pet-owners-stop-smoking-and-vaping-around-your-pets/#respond Sun, 30 May 2021 20:33:00 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/spca-warning-to-pet-owners-stop-smoking-and-vaping-around-your-pets/ Monday May 31, 2021, 8:33 a.m.Press release: SPCA The SPCA urges people not to smoke or vape near their pets, as research shows that second-hand smoke and nicotine from e-cigarettes can have serious health effects in animals, just like humans. New Zealand’s largest animal welfare charity warns pet owners on World No-Smoke Day to consider […]]]>


The SPCA urges people not to smoke or vape near their pets, as research shows that second-hand smoke and nicotine from e-cigarettes can have serious health effects in animals, just like humans.

New Zealand’s largest animal welfare charity warns pet owners on World No-Smoke Day to consider the potential long-term damage they could cause to their furry friends by smoking or by vaping near them.

SPCA chief science officer Alison Vaughan said that while there is a lot of awareness about the harms of tobacco smoke to humans, people may not be aware that animals exposed to these substances can also experience harms. similar health risks, including cancer and respiratory infections.

“Most owners would never intentionally harm their pets, but it’s important to realize the harm you might cause by smoking or vaping around your pets,” says Dr Vaughan. “Exposure to second-hand smoke has been linked to cancer in dogs and cats, as well as skin, eye and respiratory disease in birds, rabbits and guinea pigs. It can also affect fish, as the pollutants in the smoke easily dissolve in their water. “

Research also shows that second-hand smoke, residual nicotine and other chemicals left on clothes and surfaces of our homes and cars as a result of tobacco smoke pose a particular risk to animals. Because our animals spend a lot of time on or near the ground, they are exposed to higher concentrations of these residues which can be inhaled or ingested during grooming.

The rise in popularity of vaping has also introduced new risks that pet owners may not be aware of. Liquid nicotine used in vaping devices is absorbed faster and the concentration of nicotine may be higher than traditional cigarettes. Many of these products use flavored nicotine which can make them more appealing, especially to dogs. Ingesting even small amounts of nicotine can lead to nicotine poisoning.

“If you vape, be sure to keep the device and liquid nicotine in a safe place out of your pet’s reach. Keep your home and car smoke-free to reduce the risk of cancer and serious health problems for your family and pets, ”says Dr. Vaughan.

Last year, a bill to ban smoking in cars with children passed its final reading with the support of all parties. The SPCA warns that smoking in cars with pets poses similar risks to their health and well-being, and urges pet owners to keep their cars smoke-free.

“Smoke can build up in vehicles, even with the windows down. The law recognizes the health risks second-hand smoke in cars can cause to children, and research shows animals can experience the same effects. Inside a vehicle, animals can’t get away from second-hand smoke, so it’s important to keep our cars smoke-free, ”says Dr Vaughan.

Effects of second-hand smoke on cats:

Cats are known for their careful grooming, but when cats lick themselves, they can ingest dangerous carcinogens from the smoke that are absorbed through their fur. Cats in households exposed to secondhand smoke are almost 2.5 times more likely to develop malignant lymphoma than cats not exposed. The risk increases to 3.2 times more likely in cats exposed for five years or more.

Effects of second-hand smoke on dogs:

Dogs exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to suffer from a variety of illnesses, including nasal cancer, lung cancer, asthma, and bronchitis, than dogs that are not exposed. The shape of a dog’s head plays a role in which types of cancer are most likely to develop. Long-nosed dogs, like collies, are 250% more likely to develop nose cancer because their nasal passages have more surface area on which toxins can build up. Short-nosed breeds are more likely to develop lung cancer and other respiratory diseases.

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Call for Timaru CBD to have a voluntary smoke-free and vapor-free zone https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/call-for-timaru-cbd-to-have-a-voluntary-smoke-free-and-vapor-free-zone/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/call-for-timaru-cbd-to-have-a-voluntary-smoke-free-and-vapor-free-zone/#respond Sat, 29 May 2021 23:56:00 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/call-for-timaru-cbd-to-have-a-voluntary-smoke-free-and-vapor-free-zone/ Provided Absolute flower owner Alice McNeill supports Michelle Robertson’s proposal to create a voluntary smoke-free and vapor-free zone in CBD. A health promoter is calling on the Timaru District Council to create a voluntary smoke-free and vapor-free zone in the CBD in their long-term plan and will talk about their submission on Monday – coinciding […]]]>


Absolute flower owner Alice McNeill supports Michelle Robertson's proposal to create a voluntary smoke-free and vapor-free zone in CBD.

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Absolute flower owner Alice McNeill supports Michelle Robertson’s proposal to create a voluntary smoke-free and vapor-free zone in CBD.

A health promoter is calling on the Timaru District Council to create a voluntary smoke-free and vapor-free zone in the CBD in their long-term plan and will talk about their submission on Monday – coinciding with World No-Smoking Day.

Southern Canterbury Center Cancer Society health promoter Michelle Robertson said the vast majority of Stafford Street businesses she surveyed said they would support a smoke-free and voluntary vaping zone.

Sixty of the 68 respondents to the survey indicated that they would be in favor of creating such a zone in the CBD, she said.

“Seventy-five percent of the companies we surveyed believed the board should be involved in this initiative, and we believe that a smoke / vapor-free zone would help revitalize our CBD here in Timaru, as well as improving well-being. of our community.

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Absolute Flowers owner Alice McNeill has said she has never been a smoker and thinks it would be nice to have an area free of both. However, she said it was the choice of others to smoke or vape.

“I think it would be nice to walk down Stafford St and smell the flowers instead of smoking or vaping.”

“I would love to see the entire length of Stafford St smoke and fume free. This would make it more attractive to visitors. “

The majority of those interviewed by Michelle Robertson support the creation of a voluntary smoke-free and vapor-free zone in the CBD of Timaru.

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The majority of those interviewed by Michelle Robertson support the creation of a voluntary smoke-free and vapor-free zone in the CBD of Timaru.

The number of regular smokers in Timaru District, 14%, was 1% above the national average, according to the 2018 census.

The Government has set a target for less than 5% of smokers to smoke by 2025. According to Smoke Free New Zealand, 16% of the adult population smoke.



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A call for smoke-free collective housing – Red Bluff Daily News https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/a-call-for-smoke-free-collective-housing-red-bluff-daily-news/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/a-call-for-smoke-free-collective-housing-red-bluff-daily-news/#respond Fri, 28 May 2021 21:55:40 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/a-call-for-smoke-free-collective-housing-red-bluff-daily-news/ Editor: This past year has shown us how important it is to protect our lung health. Smoking weakens our immune system and our body’s ability to fight infections such as COVID-19. Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to spend more time at home than ever before. Some residents of apartments, condos […]]]>


Editor:

This past year has shown us how important it is to protect our lung health. Smoking weakens our immune system and our body’s ability to fight infections such as COVID-19. Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to spend more time at home than ever before.

Some residents of apartments, condos and other multi-unit buildings have reported an increase in second-hand smoke, but there is still no municipal ordinance in Tehama County protecting residents from second-hand smoke in multiple-unit buildings.

According to the US Surgeon General, there is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke. Second-hand smoke can enter non-smoking units through windows, doors and ventilation systems. Smoking in multi-unit apartment buildings also increases the risk of fires, which are the leading cause of death from residential fires in the United States.

Breathing second-hand smoke can cause serious health problems. Adults are more likely to develop lung cancer, heart disease, and stroke. Children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to suffer from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and tend to have asthma attacks, ear infections, and more serious lung problems. In addition, children who are exposed to second-hand smoke have more school absences, especially those with asthma.

A recent survey of residents of Tehama County showed that 82% support a ban on smoking in multi-unit housing complexes, and 66% support a ban on smoking on the entire property, including included inside individual units, patios and common areas. This indicates that residents want smoke-free housing and are concerned about the health of their community.

Eliminating smoking in multi-unit housing is the only way to protect multi-unit residents from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke. As chair of the Tehama County Smoking Prevention Coalition, thank you for your time and consideration.

– Andrea Martin, Red Bluff



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World Vape Day: BAT Review Highlights 10 Years of Scientific Evidence on Vaping https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/world-vape-day-bat-review-highlights-10-years-of-scientific-evidence-on-vaping/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/world-vape-day-bat-review-highlights-10-years-of-scientific-evidence-on-vaping/#respond Fri, 28 May 2021 13:49:24 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/world-vape-day-bat-review-highlights-10-years-of-scientific-evidence-on-vaping/ Numerous scientific studies show that the complete switch to vaping with high quality products reduced the health risks compared to smoking, contrary to many consumer beliefs Study data indicates vaping products may provide an alternative to smokers who otherwise would not quit Review supports important role of vaping products in tobacco harm reduction Reinforce the […]]]>


  • Numerous scientific studies show that the complete switch to vaping with high quality products reduced the health risks
  • compared to smoking, contrary to many consumer beliefs
  • Study data indicates vaping products may provide an alternative to smokers who otherwise would not quit
  • Review supports important role of vaping products in tobacco harm reduction
  • Reinforce the importance of BAT’s unique consumer-centric model and how we are reducing the impact of our business on health and building A Better Tomorrow ™ through our multi-category approach

To mark World Vape Day, BAT today released a comprehensive review of the scientific evidence for vaping products (electronic cigarettes), their potential health effects, and their role in reducing the harm of tobacco.

This review shows that, over the past decade, the number of people who mistakenly believe that vaping is as harmful or more harmful than smoking conventional cigarettes has increased in the UK, Europe and the US. same period showing that vaping products manufactured to quality standards pose less of a health risk than cigarettes. *

According to demographic modeling studies cited in the review, a significant reduction in premature deaths could be achieved if current smokers switched exclusively to vaping rather than continuing to smoke. These modeling studies use demographics and simulations to project health-related outcomes associated with the long-term risks of smoking versus steam use over time.

Dr David O’Reilly, Director of Scientific Research at BAT, said: “This paper is a comprehensive summary of over 300 peer-reviewed scientific papers and other evidence published by approximately 50 institutions over the past year. decade.

“The scientific evidence is clear – but consumer misperceptions remain. In England and the United States, only one in three adults know there is scientific evidence available, including from leading public health authorities, which support the conclusion that vaping is less harmful than smoking.

“The reality is that many prominent public health authorities have reported that vaping is less harmful than smoking, and that this harm reduction potential can be maximized if smokers who would otherwise continue to smoke switched exclusively to smoking. use of steam products.

“We hope this article will be used as a resource by public health authorities and support adult smokers seeking to understand the extent of scientific evidence that exists to inform their choices.”

“Reducing the impact of our business on health is at the heart of our goal – creating a better future by offering the widest range of reduced risk alternatives to cigarettes *,” continued David O’Reilly. “That’s why we aim to have 50 million consumers of our new category products, which include our vaping product line, Vuse, by 2030.”

This review highlights that vaping products can effectively compete with combustible cigarettes in delivering nicotine and the sensory pleasure smokers seek. Therefore, access to high quality, widely tested and well regulated vaping products is crucial. However, vaping will only be seen as a compelling alternative to smoking if public health institutions unambiguously and accurately inform smokers that switching entirely to vaping can reduce their health risks.

The document also reviews current regulations for steam products and notes that these regulations largely relate only to labeling, ingredients and taxation – but not manufacturing standards. This has resulted in widely varying product quality standards globally.

The review highlights the need for consistent product manufacturing regulations and the universal adoption of robust product stewardship standards by manufacturers with the goal of increasing public confidence in vaping.

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Find out more by clicking on these links:

* Summary of scientific review

* Full review article: Camacho, Oscar M., Ebajemito, James K., Coburn, Steven, Prasad, Krishna, Costigan, Sandra and Murphy, James J .. “Evidence from the Scientific Assessment of Electronic Cigarettes and their Role in Tobacco Harm Reduction ” Contributions to research on tobacco and nicotine, flight. 30, No. 2, 2021, pages 63-108. https: //sciendo.com /article /ten.2478 /cttr-2021-0007

Notes to Editors

The white paper reviewed over a decade of scientific data and peer-reviewed studies from multiple sources around the world to understand and assess different aspects of e-cigarettes and their role in tobacco harm reduction, including the importance of design, testing and adherence to manufacturing standards.

Our review assesses published studies on how the sensory aspects of steam products, including the aromas and visibility of steam aerosols, play an important role in this product acceptability for former risk-seeking smokers. reduced.

  • alternatives to cigarettes and for current adult vapers who want to avoid resuming smoking. Data indicates that adult vapers prefer e-cigarettes that offer a variety of flavors and that this variety makes vapor products a more viable alternative to continued smoking.

    About BAT

    BAT is a leading, multi-category consumer goods company whose goal is to build a better future by reducing the impact of its activity on health by offering a greater choice of pleasant and less risky products for consumers. adults. The company continues to make it clear that combustible cigarettes pose serious health risks, and the only way to avoid those risks is to not start or quit smoking. BAT encourages those who would otherwise continue to smoke to switch completely to scientifically proven and reduced risk alternatives.

  • . To achieve this, BAT is transforming itself into a truly consumer-centric, multi-category consumer product company. BAT employs more than 53,000 people and operates in more than 180 countries, with 11 million outlets and 45 factories in 43 markets. The company’s strategic portfolio consists of its global cigarette brands and a growing line of reduced risk products
  • New category of tobacco and nicotine products and traditional non-combustible tobacco products. These include steam, tobacco heaters, modern oral products including tobacco-free nicotine packets, as well as traditional oral products such as snus and wet snuff. In 2020, we had 13.5 million consumers of our non-combustible products, an increase of 3 million from the previous year. BAT Group generated revenue of £ 25.8 billion in 2020 and operating profit of £ 9.9 billion.
  • Based on weight of evidence and assuming complete smoking cessation. These products are not without risk and are addictive. Our products as sold in the United States, including Vuse, Velo, Grizzly, Kodiak and Camel Snus, are subject to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation and no reduced risk claims will be made with respect to these products. without FDA clearance.

    Forward-looking statements

    This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, including “forward-looking” statements made within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are often, but not always, made using such words or phrases. that “believe”, “anticipate”, “could”, “may”, “would”, “should,” “intend”, “plan”, “potential”, “predict”, “will”, “s ‘expect’, ‘estimate’, ” project ‘,’ positioned ‘,’ strategy ‘,’ outlook ‘,’ target ‘and the like. These include statements regarding the ambition of our target client, the objectives of income from new categories and our ESG objectives.

    All of these forward-looking statements involve estimates and assumptions that are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors. The expectations reflected in this press release are believed to be reasonable, but they may be affected by a wide range of variables that could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently expected. A review of the reasons why actual results and developments may differ materially from the expectations disclosed or implied in the forward-looking statements can be found by referring to the information contained in the sections “Forward-looking statements” and “Principal risks of the group” in the Report. Annual 2020 and British American Tobacco plc (BAT) Form 20-F.

    Additional information regarding these and other factors can be found in documents filed by BAT with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the Annual Report on Form 20-F and Current Reports. on Form 6-K, which can be obtained free of charge. bill on the SEC website, http: // www.second.gov and BAT annual reports, which can be obtained free of charge from the British American Tobacco website http: // www.bat.com.

    Past performance is no guarantee of future performance and those requiring advice should consult an independent financial advisor. Forward-looking statements reflect the knowledge and information available on the date of preparation of this press release and BAT does not undertake to update or revise these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or other. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

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    Have your say on World No-Smoke Day https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/have-your-say-on-world-no-smoke-day/ https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/have-your-say-on-world-no-smoke-day/#respond Thu, 27 May 2021 21:04:16 +0000 https://rauchen-aufgeben.org/have-your-say-on-world-no-smoke-day/ World No-Smoke Day is approaching Monday, May 31, and the NZ Asthma and Respiratory Tract Foundation (ARFNZ) is encouraging Kiwis to have their say on the government’s action plan for a 2025 smoke-free program. consultation on the plan ends on Monday at 5 p.m. – you can have your say in consult.health.govt.nz/tobacco-control/smokefree2025-actionplan. “The theme for […]]]>


    World No-Smoke Day is approaching Monday, May 31, and the NZ Asthma and Respiratory Tract Foundation (ARFNZ) is encouraging Kiwis to have their say on the government’s action plan for a 2025 smoke-free program. consultation on the plan ends on Monday at 5 p.m. – you can have your say in consult.health.govt.nz/tobacco-control/smokefree2025-actionplan.

    “The theme for this year’s World No Smoking Day is the Commitment to Quit Smoking,” says Letitia Harding, Executive Director of ARFNZ. “ARFNZ believes that the bold action proposed in the government’s action plan will encourage Kiwis to give up this habit and this is exactly what we need to achieve the 2025 smoke-free target.”

    ARFNZ was delighted to see that the government committed over $ 36 million to Smoke Free 2025 in last week’s budget. This money will be used for health promotion and social marketing campaigns to support the smoke-free goal.

    “The journey to quitting can be difficult, and smokers need comprehensive and culturally appropriate support services to help them quit,” says Letitia. “There is a need for targeted support for groups where smoking rates remain high, such as Maori and Pacific communities.”

    Smoking is a major contributor to health inequalities, and smoking rates remain high in some groups. Maori adults are almost three times more likely than non-Maori to be smokers, and people living in economically disadvantaged areas are 4.5 times more likely to smoke than those living in wealthier areas.

    Achieving the 2025 smoke-free target will dramatically reduce preventable disease and death in these groups, and help reduce health inequalities.

    “We need to tackle two key issues that remain unanswered: the widespread availability of tobacco products in dairies, gas stations, convenience stores and supermarkets across the country, and an increase in services and support for the ‘quitting smoking,’ Letitia says. “We are supporting a drastic reduction in the retail availability of smoked tobacco products and the elimination of nicotine from these products to make it easier for people to get rid of the habit. Reaching the Smoke Free 2025 ambition will be extremely difficult. but it is achievable if these bold comprehensive actions are implemented quickly. ”

    The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand supports the respiratory health of New Zealanders through research, education and advocacy. Learn more about asthmafoundation.org.nz



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