Published on November 2nd, 2010 11:23

Plain Packages Will be Sold in Australia

Teenagers believe that smoking “won’t be something cool anymore” if it involves graphic warnings placed on plain packages, according to a research that confirms the change proposed for Australia.The first results of a New Zealand-based study, presented in Sydney, have corroborated the hopes of public health officials an ...

Published on October 18th, 2010 13:06

Santa Monica Smokers out of the City

After Santa Monica’s smoking ordinance took effect on September, 9, the majority of dwellers living in multiple family residences have encountered a single problem of having nowhere to go.Last year’s accrual of the No Smoking Ordinance that added public places such as courtyards within apartment buildings to the list of areas ...

Published on October 4th, 2010 11:50

Expenditures on Anti-smoking Programs Affect the Economy

A pack of cigarettes that is sold for $7.48 in New Jersey, costs the state’s economy $30.29 once the costs of healthcare for smoking related diseases, premature death and lost time at work is considered, according to a research conducted by the American Lung Association.Generally, the economic expenses of New Jersey’s smokers ...

Published on September 16th, 2010 11:54

Smoke-free Laws to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Air quality inside several selected bars, restaurants and other public places in Madison County has improved significantly since June 2007 when the country’s Board of Health prohibited smoking in public places.Invisible particles produced by smoking have been lowered by 94.5% in 11 locations selected for research, according to data ...

Published on September 2nd, 2010 11:14

Saskatchewan Fight against Cigarette Restrictions

The measures they are taking may last from two till three years and all this happens because of the situation our First Nation people are in. I don’t believe that we can wait from two to three years to get it resolved,” stated Lerat. “I consider that there are other measures we may implement in order to simplify the chan ...

Published on August 19th, 2010 13:25

Protect children from tobacco harm

According to a new guidance, obstetricians have to suggest pregnant women to make a test on carbon monoxide levels in order to detect whether they smoke or are simply exposed to secondhand smoke. As it is known smoking during pregnancy raises the risk of miscarriage, premature birth and unexpected infant death, it can also bring to respir ...

Published on July 28th, 2010 10:48

Smoking Pregnant Women Could Affect Future Child’s Fertility

A recent study shows man’s fertility can be affected by mother’s habits as well as his own lifestyle.According to a comprehensive research concerning the factors influencing on male reproduction ability, the attitude to smoking in pregnant women could have a considerable impact on her son’s fertility in adulthood.Profes ...

Published on June 24th, 2010 13:23

Smokeless Tobacco More Dangerous than Cigarettes

Many smokers start to use smokeless tobacco because they think that it will help them to quit easier. But unfortunately they do not think of the smokeless products result. For example, a recent study found that smokeless tobacco’s negative effects are not just bound to the mouth but it can also harm the normal function of a key fami ...

Published on June 17th, 2010 00:00

Philip Morris to contest a controversial measure in European court

Philip Morris Norway (PMN), one of the operating units of world-famous tobacco group Philip Morris International has initiated a legal action against the ban on displaying tobacco products in the points of sale.Anna Edwards, a communications manager of Philip Morris Norway stated that such measures have demonstrated to be useless in decr ...

Published on June 10th, 2010 10:44

Cigars are More Dangerous For Youth

Recently scientists studied the use of cigarettes and cigars among young Canadians. And at the end of the investigation they remained shocked, because they found that Grade 10-12 students who regularly smoke cigarettes has reached 13%, up two percent from last year. But the numbers of those students in the same grades who have only tried ...

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