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Tobacco Smoking Regulation

 Moldavian Parliament adopted in the final reading of the bill on the control of tobacco products, developed by the Ministry of Economy. Now, in the republic will be prohibited sale of tobacco products from 22.00 to 08.00. The law also provides...
by Laws in Moldova on Sep 10, 2015

Smoking ban cut child hospital admissions

Thousands of children have been spared serious illness and hospital treatment since the smoking ban was introduced in England in 2007. The study, in the European Respiratory Journal, looked at 1.6 million hospital admissions of under 14s from 2001-12...
by Health Direct on May 29, 2015

Which Texas Cities Ban Smoking in Bars?

There is no statewide law in Texas which bans smoking in all public spaces, but more than 100 cities in the state have enacted locally some type of prohibition on smoking in public places, Here is the list of cities in Texas where smoking is banned i...
by You and Cigarettes on Apr 30, 2015

Bid to Ban Smoking in Cars with Kids Fails

 The Illinois Senate snuffed out a proposal Wednesday to ban smoking in cars with kids.The measure, designed to limit exposure to second-hand smoke, received just eight "yes" votes out of a possible 59 in the Legislature's upper chamber.Opponent...
by Tobacco News on Apr 30, 2015

Smoking Bans Do Not Influence Smokers to Quit

Smokers are getting used to the idea that they should step outside at restaurants and bars to light up. It is interesting to know if smokers were inspited by smoking bans to use less cigarettes or to quit their habit for good. A Canadian research giv...
by You and Cigarettes on Mar 6, 2015

New Orleans Bans Smoking in Bars and Casinos

The Big Easy becomes one of the last major American cities to pass a sweeping smoking banThe New Orleans City Council unanimously passed a ban on smoking in bars and gambling halls on Thursday. The law is applied to cigarettes, cigars, little cigars,...
by Tobacco News on Jan 23, 2015

UK air pollution causing deadly public health crisis

The Environmental Audit Committee argues air pollution is a “public health crisis” causing nearly as many deaths as smoking. The committee suggested a scrappage scheme for diesel cars to cut emissions as there are an estimated 29,000 deat...
by Health Direct on Dec 8, 2014

NHS surgery restriction for smokers and obese

The NHS in Devon is to deny routine surgery to smokers and the morbidly obeseunless they quit smoking or lose weight. Patients with a BMI of 35 or above will have to shed 5% of their weight while smokers will have to quit eight weeks before surgery.
by Health Direct on Dec 4, 2014

As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products, colleges in and near Augusta support the measure but students remain unsure the bans will stop smoking on campus. All colleges that are part of the University System of Georgia went smok...
by Tobacco News on Oct 3, 2014

Park commission wants to ban smoking at 77 Ann Arbor parks

Want to light up at an Ann Arbor park or playground? Think again. The Parks Advisory Commission is trying to turn 77 parks into smoke-free zones.The PAC looked at other cities with similar bans and consulted with a public health expert before sending...
by Tobacco News on Sep 19, 2014

Smoking Ban Faces Opposition

The smoke will soon be clearing from the corners of campus due to the recent progression of UVM’s smoke-free initiative. “I’m indifferent on the matter, but I can imagine that there’s going to be quite a few disgruntled smokers when that ban...
by Tobacco News on Apr 18, 2014

Smoking bans cut asthma and premature births by 10%

Laws banning smoking in public places have had a positive impact on child health, an international study in the Lancet suggests.Researchers found a 10% reduction in premature births and severe childhood asthma attacks within a year of smoke-free laws...
by Health Direct on Mar 27, 2014

Smoking bans cut asthma and premature births by 10%

Laws banning smoking in public places have had a positive impact on child health, an international study in the Lancet suggests.Researchers found a 10% reduction in premature births and severe childhood asthma attacks within a year of smoke-free laws...
by Health Direct on Mar 27, 2014

Dementia- priorities for avoidance and treatment

Dementia has been described as a “global disaster waiting to happen” and the biggest health and care problem of a generation.Someone is diagnosed with the disease every four seconds and cases are expected to soar from 44 million now to 13...
by Health Direct on Dec 10, 2013

NHS told to ban all smoking in hospitals

The NHS must stop turning a “blind eye” to smoking and ban it in all hospital grounds in England, according to new guidance.The National Institute for Curbing Expenditure (NICE) said that it wanted to see smoking shelters scrapped so pati...
by Health Direct on Nov 26, 2013

How Smoking Affected The Cost Of Our Life Insurance Premium

We all know the health risks of smoking followed by the dent it can put in the budget just to buy cigarettes. Did you also know that it costs smokers more money when they apply for life insurance, like it did for us? Who knew there would be such a s...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Mar 14, 2013

Lung cancer overtakes breast cancer as most deadly form of disease among UK women

Deaths from lung cancer have overtaken deaths from breast cancer as it becomes the most lethal form of the disease among British women, new research has shown.Lung cancer kills 16,000 women a year in the UK, compared with 12,000 for breast cancer. Th...
by Health Direct on Mar 5, 2013

Tax fizzy drinks and ban junk food ads say doctors

Fizzy drinks should be heavily taxed and junk food adverts banished until after the watershed, doctors have said, in a call for action over obesity.The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, which represents nearly every doctor in the UK, said ballooning...
by Health Direct on Feb 19, 2013

Number of children with asthma admitted to hosptal falls since smoking ban

The number of children with symptoms of asthma who have been admitted to hospital  has fallen since the ban on smoking in public places came into effect.Research shows there was a 12.3% fall in admissions in the first year after the law came into pl...
by Health Direct on Jan 21, 2013

Russians Doubt Smoking Ban in Public Places

Most Russians do not maintain the government’s step to enforce a total ban on smoking in public places and consider the focus should be on supporting people who smoke give up, a pollster said on January 17. The State Duma, Russia’s lower hous...
by Zoom on cigarettes on Jan 21, 2013


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