Posts Tagged ‘report’

More colleges ban smoking on campus

ALBANY — New York has 67 smoke-free or tobacco-free college campuses, more than any other state in the country, and 29 more colleges in the state are working to adopt such policies, the American Cancer Society announced in a recent report. ... read more >>

Capri Anderson wanted 12K for sex – sending Charlie Sheen into booze, coke-fueled rage, says report

A delusional Charlie Sheen smoked cocaine before spewing a vile stream of racial slurs as he trashed a hotel suite, a shocking new report says. In the most detailed account of Sheen’s bizarre booze-and-blow binge, RadarOnline.com reported the “Two and a Half Men” actor repeatedly screamed the N-word and punched the walls. As his porn star date, Capri Anderson, cowered naked inside a locked bathroom, Sheen inflicted $7,000 in damage on his 18th-floor suite at The Plaza hotel. ... read more >>

RP youth smoking more –WHO report

Young Filipinos—including women—are smoking more tobacco than ever before, says the World Health Organization (WHO) in its latest report. The report issued last December 9, titled “WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2009,” covers 179 countries and territories. The smoking percentage of Filipinos in the age group 13 to 15 years is now 22.7% compared to the 15.9% that WHO reported in 2008—a jump of 6.8%. ... read more >>

Study Says State Film Subsidies Underwrite Tobacco-Friendly Movies

A new report takes aim at state movie production subsidies for supporting films that depict smoking. Health researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, estimate that 60 percent of the $1.4 billion that states offered in 2008 to attract Hollywood filming went to movies with tobacco imagery. ... read more >>