Campaign to warn of shisha pipe dangers

Campaign to warn of shisha pipe dangers
A HEALTH campaign warning of the dangers of the increasingly popular shisha pipe is being prepared by Islington Council and the NHS. In the past few years shisha cafés – where flavoured tobacco is smoked through a water-cooled pipe – have sprung up all over the UK. There are around 16 cafés in Islington and ...

Planners to consider proposal for Oceano medical marijuana collective

Planners to consider proposal for Oceano medical marijuana collective
A proposal for a medical marijuana collective in Oceano faces an uphill battle when it goes to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission on Thursday. Tammy Murray of Oceano said she’s not optimistic that the commission will vote in favor of her plans to open Compassionate Cannabis Information Center at 1409 S. Fourth St. ...

Anti-smoking initiatives to focus on schoolchildren

Anti-smoking initiatives to focus on schoolchildren
Dubai: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will intensify its anti-tobacco initiatives through its cessation clinics and campaigns especially targeting schoolchildren aged 12 to 21, an official said yesterday. “Through our smoking awareness campaigns which we have conducted in 2010 and this year, we realised that there is an urgent need to create regular community awareness ...

Ontario County supervisors OK law prohibiting tobacco use

Ontario County supervisors OK law prohibiting tobacco use
If you’re thinking of lighting up on county property, think again; you might soon be facing a fine or jail time. The Ontario County Board of Supervisors on Thursday night approved a law that prohibits tobacco use on county-owned and leased property, including within county-owned vehicles and within 100 feet of playgrounds and structures in ...

Smoking hot Lindsay Lohan pastes on thick black eyeliner

Smoking hot Lindsay Lohan pastes on thick black eyeliner
She’s used to slapping on the war paint for parties and modelling assignments, but you’d think Lindsay Lohan might tone the eyeliner down at the the morgue. You’d think it, but you’d be wrong, as the 25-year-old was sporting heavily flicked kohl at the LA County Morgue today as she took a drag on a ...

Florida man pleads guilty to large-scale marijuana conspiracy

Florida man pleads guilty to large-scale marijuana conspiracy
Charles M. Oberly, III, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced that Angel Toro, of Orlando, Florida, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 100 kilograms of more of marijuana, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 841(a) & (b)(1)(B). At his sentencing hearing, ...

Council considers adding further restrictions to smoking in public

Council considers adding further restrictions to smoking in public
When it comes to protecting the public’s health from second hand smoke Shawn Pankow doesn’t see there being any ifs, ands, or butts. The Smiths Falls councillor has asked town staff to provide a report on strengthening the town’s no smoking policy to go beyond municipal buildings. Speaking after the committee of the whole meeting ...