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 »

 

Step Forward Towards a Smoke-Free Oceanside

Smoking Woman in Bar

Last week, on February 18, the city of Oceanside in California provided its city attorney with the instructions to draft a smoking ban on outdoor dining areas. With the move the city would join a number of other cities in

Phoenix Public Housing Possibly Would Become Smoke-Free

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City Council of Phoenix, Arizona, plans this week to vote a proposal to prohibit tobacco use inside public housing units.  Talking about secondhand smoke which enters into her apartment,  Leona Godfrey  named it “the grim reaper.” Leona Godfrey is very

Australian Passenger Fined for Smoking on Plane

Vietnam Airlines

The Southern Airports Authority (SAA) in Vietnam imposed an Australian passenger to pay a fine because he was caught smoking in the toilet of a plane belongong to Vietnam Airlines company. The incident occured on February 11, during flight Sydney

Mixed Opinions on Smoke-Free Policy at University of Louisiana

Smoker

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette adopted a smoke-free policy at the mid of 2014, which banned use of tobacco on campus. After six months of its implementation there was conducted a survey to find out how it works and

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Declined in the USA

Smoker

Last week, on Thursday, American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presented a report which reveals that since 2000 the number of nonsmoking people exposured to secondhand smoke has declined by half. In 1999-2000 to secondhand smoke was exposured

Movies Encourage Youth to Start Smoking

Di Caprio Smoking

Activists from Canadian tobacco-control coalition addressed the Ontario Film Review Board a proposal to toughen its ratings for movies that have scenes with smoking. They say that this will help to prevent youth from picking up the smoking habit and

Smoke-Free Policy at Sharon Housing Authority

Smoker at Balcony

The Sharon Housing Authority, city of Sharon, Massachusetts, has declared that it plans to prohibit use of cigarettes on all its complexes. The changes would come into effect from April, 2015. For the first several months smoking will be permitted

Horn Lake Residents Want a Smoking Ban

Smoking Model

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

Smoking Woman

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

Smoking

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