British Columbia does not have to hand over the detailed health care records of millions of people to tobacco company Philip Morris International, says Canada’s top court.
The Supreme Court of Canada will rule Friday on whether British Columbia has to hand millions of patients’ health information over to tobacco giant Philip Morris International in the newest chapter in the province’s legal fight to force cigarette makers to compensate the province for the cost of treating tobacco-related illnesses.
The footage was dramatic — Mutassim Gadhafi, son of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, smoking hours before he was killed in October 2012. But while one part of those images — the Gadhafi family — is now history, another is disturbingly present. Seven years into Libya’s civil war, contraband cigarettes have taken hold of the nation […]
A chain-smoking Kim Jong Un was seen having just one cigarette break during the hourslong Korea summit — and his wife may have had something to do with it
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a habitual smoker, was seen smoking just once during the inter-Korean summit. Some South Korean officials theorize Kim had refrained from public smoking after considering the symbolism of the summit and out of respect for South Korean President Moon Jae-in. During a previous dinner, Kim reportedly received a light-hearted […]
SMOKING increases the risk of developing heart disease, stroke and lung cancer. You can stop smoking by cutting back on nicotine. These are the best tips to help you quit smoking.
– Automakers and boat builders don’t often mix, unless we’re talking about Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing, which have been working together since 2007. Indeed, AMG and CR mix it up to bring some form of floating fantasy inspired by an AMG-branded product—real or imagined—to the annual Miami International Boat Show each February. Past efforts include […]
CNBC Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says some technology has addictive qualities and should be regulated. Benioff is the latest high profile tech executive to raise questions about the way some tech products have become intertwined in people’s daily lives. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff may have made his billions selling software, but that doesn’t mean he’s […]
Scientists pooled data from previous studies involving more than 215,000 people from across the world to show an estimated 70 per cent progressed to daily smoking after taking their first puff. Professor Peter Hajek, of Queen Mary University, London, said: “This is the first time the remarkable hold cigarettes can establish after a single experience […]
After a two year build-up, smoking on hospital property in Ontario is now illegal. CBC | Health News
A viral video shows the young man filling up his car at the petrol station. Another man looks on, unsure of what is happening. However, what the camera can’t see is that the young man has a cigarette in his hand. It emerges that he refuses to put it out despite being warned by staff […]