The Daily Buzz: Now Duterte Wants to Ban Smoking; Latest Video in Heroin-Shaming Craze; Fight Continues Over Moschino "Pill" Line

Oct 11 2016

The Daily Buzz: Now Duterte Wants to Ban Smoking; Latest Video in Heroin-Shaming Craze; Fight Continues Over Moschino “Pill” Line

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Now Philippines President Duterte Bans Smoking After Having Thousands of Drug Dealers Slaughtered [Daily Mail]
The bloodthirsty drug warrior’s planned ban on smoking in all public places, indoor or outdoor, will extend nationwide.

Daughter Catches Her Unresponsive Parents on Suspected Heroin Binge [NY Daily News]
The resulting video is the latest in an unwelcome recent trend of publicly shaming people on opioids.

World Health Organization Backs Tax on Sugary Foods and Drinks [BBC]
Not a good day to be a Libertarian.

Parental Absence Increases Chance of Nicotine and Alcohol Use in Children [Medical News Today]
A study claims that purported behavioral changes begin earlier than previously thought.

Maria Sharapova Returns to Tennis Court for First Time Since Drugs Ban [The Guardian]
Her first court appearance since her positive test for Mildronate was at a charity event—she can return to competitive tennis in April.

A Designer Thought This Pill-Themed High Fashion Line Was Clever. Drug Counselors Begged to Differ. [Washington Post]
But is it drug counselors’ job to police a fashion line?