Published on November 16th, 2010 13:20

Turkey's Smoking Ban

A recent survey conducted in various cities throughout Turkey has shoed that the majority of people are against the current ban on smoking in public places. The given survey was lead in 12 cities by a research company Ipsos KMG, which asked the opinion of more than 1,500 people aged 18 and older. Both smokers and nonsmokers participated i ...

Published on October 26th, 2010 10:39

Sexy women smoking. Does smoking help women look sexier?

Taking into consideration the increasing number of young women who start to smoke, wonder if it is considered as something sexy.Julia Roberts, Uma Thurman and Winona Ryder smoke more on the big screen than people do in real life, according to a research that called them harmful role models for young women.As trailers on which Aishwarya ...

Published on October 11th, 2010 12:41

Bolder Health Warnings Coming to Cigarette Packs in Russia

Russia has been one of the largest tobacco markets in the world for decades, but this situations is about to change, as the local authorities introduced a set of measures to reduce smoking across the country.One of such measures is the introduction of stronger health warnings on the cigarettes packages, which will feature «smoking k ...

Published on September 27th, 2010 11:57

New York City Wants to Prohibit Smoking on Beaches

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who has already prohibited smoking in bars and restaurants, wants to implement a ban that would prohibit smoking in the majority of outdoor areas, as beaches, parks, malls and plazas as those around Times Square, in Brooklyn, on Ocean Parkway and also Broadway on the Upper West Side.The given law that will be ...

Published on September 9th, 2010 10:40

Ban on Smoking Scenes

Smoking scenes on the TV screens were on rise in 2005 and have been on the decline since, according to a research team that analyzed the most popular films from 1991 to 2009.For example last year more than half of the 145 top movies didn’t have any smoking scenes at all. That is a record for the past two decades. As about films fo ...

Published on August 26th, 2010 13:27

Mississippi's Tobacco Fight

This autumn, the Mississippi Department of Health will inform citizens at the television and radio commercial breaks about the dangers of secondhand smoke, months before legislators will file bills related to the issue.“Being a public health agency we will support a policy in order to protect Mississippians from significant dangers ...

Published on August 5th, 2010 12:10

Cigarette Smoke Effects on Children

The adverse effects from second-hand smoke may still be dangerous even if smokers believe that they are careful. The cigarette smoke penetrates clothing, hair and even the smokers’ skin. It is impossible to completely avoid the cigarette smoke as it remains on smoker. It is known that cigarette smoke is very harmful for children ...

Published on June 28th, 2010 12:15

Cigarette Vending Machines Still in Use in Scotland

The Tobacco Company Imperial Tobacco decided to take more severe and legal action for to cancel the new plans to stop the cigarettes and cigars display in stores and to prohibit cigarette vending machines in Scotland.The company requires that the Scottish parliament, which enforces the new anti-tobacco measures earlier this year, does no ...

Published on June 21st, 2010 11:57

Tobacco Use Remain Unchanged in 2010

Last week, Richard Burrows, the chairman of the second-largest cigarette-producer in the world British American Tobacco presented a forecast conference where he predicted that the global cigarette use would remain stable, roughly at 6 trillion sticks per year, with 30 percent of them would be consumed by smokers from China.BAT, one of t ...

Published on June 14th, 2010 11:00

Marlboro Lights Become Marlboro Gold, New FDA Rule

Nowadays adult smokers will have to deal with new names of their favorite cigarette, when asking them at the stores, since all cigarette makers changing the names of their brands in order to correspond with the latest U.S. Food and Drug Administration rules coming into force on June 22.According to the regulations, names of cigarettes br ...

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