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 »

 

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

Amherst Raises to 21 Age to Buy Tobacco

Smoker

Starting from August 15, 2015, people younger than 21 will no longer be able to buy cigarettes in local stores in the city of Amherst, Massachusetts. Chairwoman Nancy Gilbert told that last week the Board of Health unanimously voted for

Smoking Ban not Enforced Yet in Malaysia

Smoking in Bar

The Health Ministry of Malaysia told last week that smoking ban at all dining establishments in the entire country, including outdoor spaces withot air-conditioning, will be not implemented in the nearest future because curently this is nothing but a suggestion.

Activists in Augusta Push for Tougher Smoking Ordinance

No Smoking

Anti-smoking activists in Augusta, Georgia, are preparing to promote again a tougher smoking ordinance in the city. Last week, on Thursday, members of the BreathEasy Coa­lition presented new advertisment promoting smoke-free air in the city. They provided some recommendations regarding

Italy Shows Good Results in Smoking Ban Enforcement

Smoking

The Brussels-based Smoke Free Partnership (SFP) presented a report which described results of anti-smoking efforts in Italy as Good while German results as Limited. The talk is about smoking ban in bars, restaurants, public transport and offices. Ten years ago,

New Orleans is Going Smoke-Free

Smoking Man

Smoking in casions and bars will no longer be allowed in New Orleans, the city where drinking alcohol and hassel on streets are a normal thing. Starting from April 21 in the city is in effect a new legislation which

No More Smoking in Bars in Sulphur City

Smoking in Bar

Smokers in the city of Sulphur, Louisiana, would have soon fewer spaces to light up as city authorities want to ban smoking in casions and bars. Resident Randy Hebert says that smokers do not have right to smoke but instead

Workers Banned from Smoking at Charlotte Douglas Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Starting from current week, people working at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Carolina state, will no longer be allowed to smoke cigarettes on the airport’s property, even in places where normally travelers can light up. Brent Cagle, aviation head, presented

25% of Young People in Canada Use Hookah

Woman Using Hookah

Researchers from Canada found in their latest study that in the country that smoking rates among youth are declining, but the number of young people who use water pipe and hookah is growing. The study was made by researchers from

Smoking Ban Ordinance Passed in Oceanside

Smoking on Patio

Oceanside City Council in the state of California approved new ordinance which bans smoking in outdoor eating areas of bars and restaurants. The smoke-free ordinance passed with 3-2 vote last week, on March 18. On public hearings held before the