George Floyd’s brother: ‘Is that what a black man is worth, $20?’

“Is that what a black man is worth, 20 dollars?” George Floyd’s brother Philonise asked the U.S. Congress in an emotional plea to pass reforms that reduce police brutality. “This is 2020. Enough is enough,” he said a day after burying his brother in Houston. Floyd’s death, which has led to a global protest against … Read more George Floyd’s brother: ‘Is that what a black man is worth, $20?’

Coronavirus: South Africa’s alcohol and cigarette lockdown – BBC News

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the world has seen lockdowns in many countries. In South Africa, not only have people been told to stay at home, but exercise outside was banned for some time – and cigarettes and alcohol still can’t be purchased. What is the impact of such a ban and how … Read more Coronavirus: South Africa’s alcohol and cigarette lockdown – BBC News

Why Has South Africa Banned Alcohol And Cigarettes?

For over 6 weeks, South Africa has made the domestic sale of alcohol and tobacco illegal nationwide as part of it’s public health strategy against Covid-19. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa defended lockdown rules imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus as some citizens grow increasingly irked over some of the toughest lockdown restrictions … Read more Why Has South Africa Banned Alcohol And Cigarettes?

Smoking, Obesity Helps Open Gateway to Coronavirus Infection, Experts Say

Smoking may raise the risk of Covid-19 by elevating enzymes that allow the coronavirus to gain access into lung cells, according to a new study. Smokers and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may have elevated levels of an enzyme called ACE-2, which helps the virus enter cells in their lungs, where it replicates, a … Read more Smoking, Obesity Helps Open Gateway to Coronavirus Infection, Experts Say

Stay-at-Home Smoking Helps Tobacco Sales During Virus Lockdowns

Big Tobacco is one of the few industries whose sales are holding up during coronavirus lockdowns, with smokers lighting up while working from home. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUK Imperial Tobacco Plc, the maker of Kool cigarettes, said Tuesday the outbreak hasn’t hurt business and sales remain in line with expectations. British American Tobacco Plc, whose brands … Read more Stay-at-Home Smoking Helps Tobacco Sales During Virus Lockdowns

‘Lockdown means lockdown’ | SA police fire rubber bullets to enforce rules

Police were filmed using heavy-handed tactics to enforce the 21-day national lockdown in Johannesburg on Sunday. Footage filmed in the Hillbrow area of the city highlights scores of police descending on crowded areas and enforcing social distancing aggressively. “Lockdown means lockdown,” yells one policeman as he throws a pair of women into the back of … Read more ‘Lockdown means lockdown’ | SA police fire rubber bullets to enforce rules

Angry Italian mayors make it their mission to keep people off the streets

Mayors from various Italian towns and cities have made it clear, through video or in person, how imperative it is that everyone stays at home to fight coronavirus. The videos of them instructing residents to avoid getting a haircut or regularly buying cigarettes have been seen by millions. The Telegraph YouTube Channel The Telegraph came … Read more Angry Italian mayors make it their mission to keep people off the streets

‘Don’t take any chances’: woman in ICU warns of Covid-19 dangers

Tara Jane Langston: “don’t take any chances” on coronavirus The Guardian in the UK report on Tara Jane Langston, an otherwise fit and healthy 39-year-old woman, whose viral video from intensive care urges others “don’t take any chances” on Covid-19: Tara Jane Langston, a victim of the coronavirus, has warned people ‘not to take any … Read more ‘Don’t take any chances’: woman in ICU warns of Covid-19 dangers

Devs Don’t Trust Stadia – Inside Gaming Daily

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Facebook Is the New Cigarettes: Marc Benioff

Jan.22 — Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and co-chief executive officer of Salesforce, says trust has to be the highest priority for Facebook. He says the company needs to do more to make sure things are accurate on the site. Benioff appears on “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations.” The interview was recorded on Oct. 18, … Read more Facebook Is the New Cigarettes: Marc Benioff

Widow Believes Her Husband Died From Vaping | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF When Terry Miller died in 2010, it was unclear if his 10-month vaping habit was to blame. But in recent months, e-cigarettes have come under increasing scrutiny after being linked to as many as 17 deaths in the US. While a coroner returned an open verdict on Terry’s death, his … Read more Widow Believes Her Husband Died From Vaping | This Morning

Is It Safe to Vape? | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Vaping has hit the headlines once again, with eight deaths in the US reportedly linked to e-cigarettes and a ban now in place in some US states. So as Donald Trump calls for the products to be taken off the shelves, we’re asking is it safe to vape? Dr Zoe … Read more Is It Safe to Vape? | This Morning

Are the New Cancer Adverts Fat-Shaming? | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Cancer Research UK has been criticised for a new advertisement campaign which features a mocked-up packet of cigarettes, with the words – ‘obesity causes cancer too’. But despite new reports that obesity is the biggest cause of four common cancers, some have criticised the campaign for fat-shaming. But is the … Read more Are the New Cancer Adverts Fat-Shaming? | This Morning

“Smugglers” Episode 1, 5th April 2011 on ITV1

This addictive series follows border patrol and customs staff as they try to stem the tide of illegal drugs imports into the UK as well as police duty evasion. The unbelievable scale of drugs smuggling and illegal cigarette imports make for riveting viewing. See how drug smugglers engineer special vehicles, compartments and hiding places for … Read more “Smugglers” Episode 1, 5th April 2011 on ITV1

Argentina: Supreme Court Rules it “Unconstitutional” to Punish Personal Marijuana Use

In a landmark decision, the Argentinian Supreme Court has ruled that it is ‘unconstitutional’ to punish those who use the drug cannabis. The decision was reached following a case where five men were arrested in possession of marijuana cigarettes, the court ruling that “each adult is free to make lifestyle decisions without the intervention of … Read more Argentina: Supreme Court Rules it “Unconstitutional” to Punish Personal Marijuana Use