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 »

 

Scotland Pushing for New Anti-Smoking Bill

Man Smoking in Car

Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) told about their intention to push for a law banning smoking in cars where kids are present. They explain that weekly around 60,000 minors are exposed to secondhand smoke in cars. Adults caught braking

Hawaii Becomes First US State to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

Hawaii

With the new tobacco control initiative Hawaii established a good example for the entire America. Governor David Ige signed a new law which bans the sale of tobacco products to young people under the age of 21. Thus Hawaii became

Russians Smoke in No-Smoking Areas

Russian Smoker

All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center revealed data which demonstrates that in Russia there was not reduced number of smokers since the country introduced strict anti-smoking laws. One third of total population still uses cigarettes on the regular basis — it

Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center Becomes Tobacco-Free

Smoking

Starting from June 30, Fort Gordon’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center becomes smoke-free. With this move the Medical Center wants to encourage its staff to quit. It should be said that the existing designated smoking zones are going to

New York Reports Record Low Smoking Rate

Smoking Young Girl

Governor Andrew Cuomo told at the beginning of the week that smoking rates in New York among young people and adults show a record decline. In the past four years, smoking rate among students in high school was reduced by

South Florida Banned Smoking in Apartments

Smoker

If you plan to go this summer to South Florida and rent there an apartment, you should be aware that smoking is no longer allowed inside the housing buildings. Gradually apartment managers in the region make some properties free of

Alberta Banned Menthol Tobacco Products

Menthol

Dr. James Talbot, chief medical officer of health in Alberta province, Canada, welcomes the government’s new proposal to prohibit tobacco products with menthol because they attract young people to start smoking. He together with the Canadian Cancer Society and other

Reynolds American Buys Lorillard

Cigarettes

At the end of last week Reynolds American Inc told it won the antimonopolistic approval which makes it possible to purchase its rival Lorillard. As a results of the business deal the tobacco company will enter into possession of top-selling

Smoking Rates Increased in Some US States

Elegant Smokers

Latest study by US government reveals that smoking rates in half of American states continue to lower. However, some states show an increase in smoking rates. Most of all researchers are worried that smokers combine different kinds of tobacco, for

Teen Smoking Declining in the USA

Smoking Teen

Use of tobacco among teens and kids in Southwest Colorado is highest in the USA when compared to other states. Generally smoking among youth in the USA is declining since 2002 and health experts are happy with this. Data presented