Novelty from Reynolds American

In conditions when countries worldwide do adopt stricter smoking regulations, Big Tobacco tries to invent new products to make them safier in order to not lose its clients. Reynolds American made an More »

France Adopts Stricker Anti-Tobacco Laws

France, where not only famous worldwide Gauloises cigarettes brand was created but the word ”cigarettes” itself, now wants to introduce strictest anti-smoking laws in the world. Brand names along with bright colors More »

China is Largest Cigarettes Consumer in the World

Euromonitor International, the Global market research company, released this week its latest report on the tobacco industry worldwide. Tobacco industry is world’s most valuable rapidly moving consumer goods industry. Totalling globally US$800 More »

Alberta To Ban Menthol Cigarettes

In spite of anti-smoking policy that these days is into effect in Alberta that was introduced to protect young people from negative effects of smoking, tobacco use  is still the leading cause More »

Over 57,000 Ontario Young People Use Flavoured Tobacco Products

A recent study conducted in Canada showed that over 57,000 young people from Ontario used flavoured tobacco products in 2010-2011. This data made coalition of major Ontario health agencies call for a More »

 

China Attempts to Fight Smoking

Chinese Man

On November 24, the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council in China released a decision to prohibit smoking at some outdoor and almost all indoor public spaces. The decision also includes providing necessary help for those who want to

2.5 Million Adult People Smoke in Kenya

African Smokers

Latest research demonstrates that there are 2.5 million adult smokers in Kenya, Africa. In a survey conducted by the Global Adults Tobacco, 11.6% told they use tobacco. The results of the research were released by the Ministry of Health in

Australia: Smoking to be Banned in Center of Sydney

Martin Place, Sydney

City Council is going to vote an ordinance which would make Martin Place smoke-free area for a trial period of one year. The change is planned to come into action from the beginning of 2015. The proposal was discussed last

Smoking Rates in the USA Dropped to 17%

Smoking Woman

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed data which shows that smoking rates among adult people in the USA reduced from 20.9% in 2005 to 17.8% in 2013. The CDC’s Nation Health Interview Survey (NHIS) in 1965 started to record

Kentucky: No More Smoking on State Property

Smoker

Starting from November 20, state employees in Kentucky are not allowed to smoke cigarettes on state property as there came into effect a new smoke-free policy prohibiting it. Thus the smoking ban affects thousands of state workers who smoke and

Novelty from Reynolds American

Reynolds American

In conditions when countries worldwide do adopt stricter smoking regulations, Big Tobacco tries to invent new products to make them safier in order to not lose its clients. Reynolds American made an announcement last week that the company plans to 

Oceanside to Review Smoking Ban

Smoking

Oceanside, a city in California, in December plans to review its decision to not prohibit smoking in restaurant patios. City Council of Oceanside considered a smoke-free ordinance last year in June but the initiative did not receive a necessary support

USD to Ban Smoking in 2015

Smokers

Starting from autumn 2015 smokers will no loner be allowed to light up on campus of  University of San Diego (USD) as new smoke-free policy comes into action from August in the next year. The existing smoke-free policy corresponds to

Columbia Housing Authority Considers Smoke-Free Policy

Cigarette in an Ashtray

Phil Steinhaus from CEO told that final decision on proposal to prohibit smoking in  Columbia Housing Authority units will be taken in January, 2015, after public hearing lasting 45 days. Last week an official from CHA announced members of the

Santa Clara County Bans Flavored Tobacco

Smoker

Santa Clara County, California, wants to introduce Tobacco Retailer Ordinance  which prohibits sale of flavored tobacco products to teens and kids. These products do attract young people to start smoking. Thus Santa Clara will be first county in western United