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 »

 

Horn Lake Residents Want a Smoking Ban

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If you are planning to visit DeSoto County in Mississippi in the nearest duture, you should be aware that in some restaurants smoking is allowed while in others not. Horn Lake city is considered the last big city in the

Cigarette Smoking Rate Drops to New Low in Minnesota

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Last years, a number of organizations were informing American people about negative effects of using cigarettes. Recently the Minnesota Department of Health released data which confirms that smoking is falling out of favor. The latest research demonstrates that tobacco use

Smoking Ban in Gadsden Effective on February 1

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Yesterday City Council in Gadsden, Alabama, announced that the city’s Smoke Free Air ordinance comes into action on Fabruary 1, 2015. Intially the Council established January 1, 2015, as the day when the ordinance goes into effect. However, at the

Victorville, CA, May Expand Smoking Ban

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Victorville, California, wants to make its parks and parking lots totally free of smoke because city local officials plan to promote healthy lifestyle in the city. This week the City Council will consider prohibiting use of tobacco and e-cigarettes at

Never-Smoking Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

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Recent study by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in cooperation with the Indian Institute of Technology, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa and East Tennessee State University found that many teenagers who never used tobacco

Indiana Reported Decline in Tobacco Use

Smoking Teenage Girl

Data shows that annually millions of people try to quit smoking, and at the same time  millions of teenagers try their first cigarette. One common feature joins both these groups — they choose e-cigarettes to smoke considering them safer alternative

Price Increase Affects Smokers in South Korea

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The parlament in South Korea in autumn 2014 decided to increase retail cigarettes prices to 4,500 won ($4.07), up from 2,500 won. The new prices are in effect from January 1, 2015 and smokers already observed the impact of it.

Franklin Lakes, NJ, Expands Smoke-Free Ordinance

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Smokers in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, no longer will be permitted to light up in city parks, public buildings and recreational zones. The Borough Council says that secondhand smoke in public places presents health risks to kids, women and non-smokers,

South Korea: No Smoking in Billiard Halls

Billiard Hall

The Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare said that government wants to prohibit smoking in billiard halls and indoor golf driving ranges in 2015 as part of a public health promotion. Earlier there was announced about smoking ban in bars

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