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January 22nd, 2015 00:00

UK to Introduce Plain Cigarette Packs Before General Election

Government in the UK wants to speed up adopting of legislation which imposes tobacco companies to pack all cigarettes in standard packages. They are delighted with Australia experience and after years of delay want to pass similar law before the general election.For over two years ministers were discussing pros and sons of the measure. ...

January 20th, 2015 00:00

Possible Smoking Ban in Nixa Parks, MO

Soon smokers in the city of Nixa, Missouri, may have fewer places to light up because City Council is considering passing a new ordinance. It will be put on vote in February.There was proposed to adopt an ordinance which prohibits use of tobacco products and vaporizers at all public places including recreational areas and city parks.Th ...

January 15th, 2015 00:00

City Council in Duncan, SC, Fails to Pass Smoking Ban

Council in the Duncan city, South Carolina, had a meeting on Thursday during which it discussed in the second reading the proposal to prohibit smoking in public places. However, the initiave failed and smoking will continue.The ordinance included ban of tobacco use in indoor public places such as restaurants, outdoor public places and w ...

January 13th, 2015 00:00

Italy to Expand Smoking Ban

Italy plans to make changes in its anti-smoking laws and introduce a smoking ban on beaches, parks and sport facilities such as stadiums. The new move could make actors stop smoking in movies and TV shows.In 2005 the country banned smoking in indoor public places, Current Minister of Health Beatrice Lorenzin told that these days they ar ...

January 6th, 2015 00:00

Conway City Council Discusses Smoking Ban in the City

Authorities in Conway city, South Carolina, are going to start again discussions over smoking ban. The meeting will take place on January 6.City council plans to vote for a proposed ordinance which prohibits use of cigarettes in private businesses. The ordinance imposes fine for ordinance violations. Thus those caught smoking in prohibi ...

December 30th, 2014 00:00

Southington, CT, Considers a Smoke-Free Policy

Park comission in Southington, Connecticut, made this week a recommendation to prohibit smoking at public parks used by kids. The talk is about playing fields, playgrounds, concession stands. The comission proposed to introduce the ban in April 2015.On Monday night took place a special meeting on which there was approved a draft policy ...

December 26th, 2014 00:00

Eagle Ridge Apartments Go Smoke-Free

Two rental units in the city of Red Wing, Minnesota, are going to ban smoking inside their buildings from January 1, 2015. The talk is about Pheasant Run Townhomes and Eagle Ridge Apartments, which adopted smoke-free policies effective on New Year’s Day. Thus smokers will no longer be allowed to light up inside these buildings and ...

December 17th, 2014 00:00

No Smoking on  Church Street, Burlington, VT

Smoking is no longer allowed on the Church Street Marketplace, in Burlington city, Vermont. As City Council President Joan Shannon says, the anti-smoking policy gives those who are deranged by tobacco smoke in a public place the right to ask smoker to butt out.There were established anti-smoking signs on Church Street Marketplace to inf ...

December 11th, 2014 00:00

China Plans to Increase Taxes on Tobacco

On Wednesday, Chinese health officials told that the country is considering increasing taxes and prices on cigarettes. Today China is largest tobacco user in the world and the measure is taken to reduce smoking rates in the country.Data shows that in modern China almost 300 million people use tobacco. Cigarettes are extremely popluar am ...

December 9th, 2014 00:00

Philadelphia: City Council Considers Smoking Ban Exemptions

Philadelphia, the major city in the state of Pennsylvania, in 2007 adopted a smoking ban in public places. Today City Council discusses the possibility to make exceptions to four bars and allow smoking in their patios. This creates a quite difficult situation for the City Council because from one side there is a law and from other side t ...