World Smoking News 26/06/2012;

 

Greetings, hope this finds you all well!!

Almost Wednesday and then its alllllllllll downhill to the weekend from there ๐Ÿ™‚

Anyone would think I didn’t like working ๐Ÿ™‚

I do, just not at what I do ๐Ÿ™‚

So todays round-up is…..

QUIT SMOKING THE NATURAL WAY:
WOMEN AND TOBACCO:
ย GOVERNMENT MAY FACE BAN OVER DUTY FREE SMOKE BAN:
Have a good one and stay smoke free!!
You can do it!!

World Smoking News 25/06/2012:

Yay!! it’s almost friday ๐Ÿ™‚

Just kidding but the monday working day is done:)

So one step closer to the weekend.I

Interesting lot of stories today , especially in NZ.

SMOKING USED TO BE SEEN AS FRESH AND COOL (NZ) :

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10813599

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STOP DUTY FREE CIGARETTES (NZ):

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10815289

RAISE TAX ON CIGARETTES BY 40% SAYS EXPERTS: (NZ)

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10812117

SMOKING FATHERS PASS ON DAMAGED GENES TO KIDS:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/health/Smoking-fathers-pass-on-damaged-genes-to-kids/articleshow/14385547.cms

BANGKOK ‘SMOKING KID’ LIGHTS UP INTERNET WITH MESSAGE:

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/thai-smoking-kid-ad-goes-viral-on-the-internet/267707-2.html

Have a great day!!

Stay strong and smoke free!!

World Smoking News Weekend Round up:

23 & 24th June 2012.

Greetings all………..Sadly another weekend draws to a close and its back to work ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

So lets look at whats rocking in the world of tobacco and smoking!!

ANTI SMOKINGS ADS HAVE INCREASED QUIT ATTEMPTS:

http://www.philly.com/philly/health/HealthDay665794_20120621_Anti-Smoking_Ads_Have_Increased_Quit_Attempts__CDC.html?cmpid=138896554

SMOKING HELPS ME THINK???

http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news/smoking-helps-think-says-greeces-santos-193818200–sow.html

SMOKERS BRACE FOR INCREASE ON CIGARETTES TAX:

http://www.sj-r.com/breaking/x2102586801/Smokers-brace-for-cigarette-tax-increase-on-Sunday

SMOKING AFFECTS MEN WANTING TO BE DADS:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/health/Smoking-affects-kids-of-hopeful-dads/articleshow/14356431.cms

SMOKING IN BED CAUSES HOUSE FIRE:

http://www.wbtv.com/story/18862178/smoking-in-bed-causes-house-fire-off-lawyers-road

And if that wasn’t encouragement enough……

I forgot to post this from the other day!!

$20.00 per packet of fags in Nz by 2016!!

Time to stop guys, really is…………..

Substantial tobacco tax increases in today’s Budget will help vulnerable younger smokers who are the most sensitive to price increases, the Cancer Society says.

Smokers will pay at least $5 more for a packet of 20 cigarettes by 2016 after Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia announced tobacco excise taxes would increase by 10 per cent a year in each of the next four years.

The move would give smokers a financial incentive to quit and put young people off smoking, she said.

Once inflation increases were included, the price of the average packet of 20 cigarettes would climb dramatically from around $15 today to higher than $20 by 2016.

The price of an average packet of loose tobacco would climb to around $40 over the next four years.

Cancer Society tobacco control adviser Skye Kimura said evidence showed tobacco price increases affected smoking rates.” to continue reading see link below….

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10808177

http://www.3news.co.nz/Smokers-hit-with-yearly-tax-increases/tabid/1607/articleID/255435/Default.aspx