January 25th, 2012 00:00

Smoking Rate in Turkey Dropped by 15 %

Smoking rate has decreased by about 15 % in Turkey since a correction was made to a Law 4207 on the Prevention and Control of Hazards of Tobacco Products, according to the representative of the National Cigarette and Health Committee (SSUK).Declaring that January 3, 2008 was the date when the correction was adopted in Parliament, Elif Da ...

December 28th, 2011 00:00

Moscow Takes Part in No-Smoking Day

As part of world anti-smoking campaign, Moscow government officials carry out battles against ashtrays in restaurants and send anti-tobacco activists to conduct lectures on smoking’s hazardous effects. Eager to participate at No-Smoking Day, 27 restaurants in Moscow have prohibited smoking, removing all ashtrays from tables and all ...

November 25th, 2011 00:00

Big Tobacco Facing a Lot of Challenges

Bit Tobacco is facing a lot of challenges as high tobacco taxes, smoking bans and packaging rules, however some companies realized to achieve victory of a kind.Altria received a mistrial in a Missouri lawsuit that acquired approximately $1 billion in damages. The prosecutors declared that Altria disoriented cigarette consumers that its M ...

October 21st, 2011 00:00

Australia’s Severe Position is Worrying Big Tobacco

Australia government is showing its certainty that the world’s most severe anti-tobacco laws will soon be introduced by the parliament. However the government declared that the anti-smoking struggle was not over and called other nations to turn down a possible WTO challenge sponsored by tobacco industries. “A tobacco company c ...

August 17th, 2011 12:24

Smoking Women Exposed To Higher Risk of Heart Attack

THE MEDICAL director from the Irish Heart Foundation also affirmed that it is very important that the situation to be taken under control.Dr Angie Brown affirmed that the new research was made on four million people in 86 studies. It showed that smoking has increased the risk of heart illnesses in women with 25 percent. This is very ala ...

August 1st, 2011 12:00

Barb Tarbox’s Picture to Stop Smokers from Lighting Up

The pictures of Barb Tarbox will appear on cigarette packages as smoking warning. She was suffering from lung cancer. The entire her family is very pleased that her image will appear on cigarette packages.Mackenzie Tarbox is the daughter of Barb Tarbox and she affirms that even if the ads are scary and it is very hard to look at them sh ...

July 21st, 2011 08:58

Second Hand Smoking Harm Damage The Quality of Sperm

A new study on mice has revealed that passive smoking can have very negative effects on the DNA of sperm. The second hand smoking can cause changes in the DNA of sperm. Men exposed to passive smoking can pass genetic abnormalities to their future children.Men who usually use cigarettes have a higher risk to develop changes in their DNA ...

June 21st, 2011 08:36

 Fewer Taxes On Chewing Tobacco

Many health groups do not agree with the fact that in the nearest future their may be a decrease of taxes on chewing tobacco. In general the taxes are based on a certain percentage from the total price of a tobacco product, no matter if they are cigarettes or chewing tobacco. But there appeared a new suggestion that the tax on chewing tob ...

June 8th, 2011 10:39

More Insurance Taxes For Smokers in Palm Beach

Starting with the next year the employees from Palm Beach County School District who are smokers will have to pay more for their insurance. They will have to pay $50 extra per month in comparison with employees who are not smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products.Of course there are many persons who have their smoking habit for many ...

June 3rd, 2011 13:12

Imperial Tobacco NZ Against Youth Smoking

Mr Tony Mears represents the Sales & Marketing Director of Imperial Tobacco New Zealand and affirms that Imperial Tobacco doesn’t want teenagers or children to use tobacco products or to smoke in general. They think that the smoking decision should be taken only by adults and it’s their choice to feel the smoking pleasure ...

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