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 »

Tobacco-Free Policy at EKU

Michael Benson, the president of Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) said recently that there was developed a tobacco-free policy that will be applied to campuses. He wants the policy to be implemented from More »


Massachusetts: No Smoking at CCHC Facilities

Smoking Woman

Starting from January, 2015, smoking no longer will be allowed at Falmouth Hospital, Cape Cod Hospital, and other Cape Cod Healthcare (CCHC) facilities. At the beginning of the current week CCHC declared that starting from the next year, all health

Trial Smoking Ban in Parc de Montsouris in Paris


In one of Paris parks smoking was banned in children’s playgrounds for one year. It is a trial period during which there will be analyzed all advantages and disadvantages of this measure. It is likely that in future Paris would

USCB to Go Tobacco-Free in 2015


In 2013 the University of South Carolina became smoke-free and now its Beaufort branch wants to do the same. Thus from the beginning of 2015, USCB will not permit   using tobacco products on its campuses. The ban includes cigarettes, e-cigarettes

Impacts of Tobacco Display Ban in Australia


Data from new research made in Australia shows that smoking rates decreased in the country in the past several years. It is supposed that main reason for this decline is  ban of cigarettes display in shops. The research was sponsored

City of Columbia To Increase Tobacco Buying Age

Smoking Girl

The  city of Columbia , Missouri, wants to introduce a law banning use of e-cigaretts indoors and increasing legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. The proposal was sent to the city’s Board of Health for a review. Also

France Adopts Stricker Anti-Tobacco Laws

French Woman Smoking

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 on cigarette packs will be replaced by large

Wayland Considers New Tobacco Regulations


The Board of Health in Wayland, Massachusetts, this week will organize public hearing on tobacco regulations in the city. The hearing will take place  in the Wayland Town Building, found at 41 Cochituate Road. Wayland is going to cancel the

Should Smoking be Permitted in New Orleans Bars?

Jazz Singer

LaToya Cantrell,  New Orleans City Councilwoman, proposed to adopt a law which bans smoking in city’s restaurants and bars. The proposal caused numerous debates regarding freedom of choice, public health and even music history. The debaters wanted to know what

Less Students Smoking in North Carolina

Woman with Cigarette

Health officials in North Carolina revealed that in 2013 smoking rates among public high school and middle school students was significantly reduced. However, they are worried that more students do experiment with other tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, hookah, pipe,

Illinois: No Smoking in Beer Gardens

Smoking in Patio

State of Illinois banned indoor smoking in 2008. This made bars across the state to search for a solution for patrons who smoke. When the ban came into action and visitors could not smoke inside bars and restaurants, the perfect