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 »


Denmark: Smoking Rates Among Youth on Rise

Smoking Young

According to the latest data presented by the Danish State Institute of Public Health (SIPH), almost 46% upper-secondary students in the country use cigarettes either on the daily basis or from time to time. Data shows that over past two

Albany Considering Smoking Ban in Hotel Rooms


Albany, the capital city of New York state, is considering a statewide smoking ban in hotel rooms. The bill was introduced last month by Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski and it is expanding the existing Clean Indoor Air Act so that it

Coconino County Fair 2015 Goes Tobacco-Free

Coconino County Fair 2015

The 66th Coconino County Fair, that takes place on September 4 – 7 in Arizona, is smoke-free for the first time in its history. Previously, when the Fair took place, Flagstaff’s Parks and Recreation department was creating a special zone

Beijing Mobilizes Volunteers to Enforce Smoking Ban

Smoking Chinese Girl

As you know, on June 1 in Beijing came into effect a new smoking ban and in order to ensure its enforcement there will be mobilized almost ten thousand volunteers. CRI’s Wang Wei says that besides this. the city officials

Western Montana Fair 2015 to be Smoke-Free

Western Montana Fair

Western Montana Fair starts on August 11 and would last till August 16. Officials told it would be smoke-free. Residents welcome the idea and even consider that it should be completely smoke-free in future. Some want Missoula County Fairgrounds smoke-free

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Do Not Help to Quit


New study found that cigarettes with low nicotine are of less help when it comes to cessation. It was published in the journal Addiction, on July 22. The author of the study is Dr. Neal Benowitz, a professor in the

USA: Light Smoking Popular Among Young Women

Smoking Woman

New study reveals that more young women are light smokers and consider it is safe. The study was made by the University of Texas at Austin and its results were published in Preventing Chronic Disease. Scientists analyzed data from previous

Rutherford Raised to 21 Age to Buy Tobacco


Council in Rutherford borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey, at the beginning of the current week voted unanimously for a law which increases age to buy nicotine products (tobacco and e-cigarettes) to 21 from current 19. The move makes

Smoking on Decline Worldwide

Smoking Woman

Due to anti-smoking campaigns, in many countries smoking rates are declining. The World Health Organization (WHO) presented a report on global tobacco use. Health experts examined the report and say that the global smoking epidemic had been reversed, mainly in

Massachusetts Senate Discusses New Tobacco Tax Hike

Smoker with a Cigar

The Massachusetts Senate is discussing the possibility to raise the tax on flavoured cigars, little cigars and even blunt wraps (used to smoke marijuana), from 40% to 210%. The proposal aims to prevent youth from strating smoking, because it was