Novelty from Reynolds American

In conditions when countries worldwide do adopt stricter smoking regulations, Big Tobacco tries to invent new products to make them safier in order to not lose its clients. Reynolds American made an More »

France Adopts Stricker Anti-Tobacco Laws

France, where not only famous worldwide Gauloises cigarettes brand was created but the word ”cigarettes” itself, now wants to introduce strictest anti-smoking laws in the world. Brand names along with bright colors More »

China is Largest Cigarettes Consumer in the World

Euromonitor International, the Global market research company, released this week its latest report on the tobacco industry worldwide. Tobacco industry is world’s most valuable rapidly moving consumer goods industry. Totalling globally US$800 More »

Alberta To Ban Menthol Cigarettes

In spite of anti-smoking policy that these days is into effect in Alberta that was introduced to protect young people from negative effects of smoking, tobacco use  is still the leading cause More »

Over 57,000 Ontario Young People Use Flavoured Tobacco Products

A recent study conducted in Canada showed that over 57,000 young people from Ontario used flavoured tobacco products in 2010-2011. This data made coalition of major Ontario health agencies call for a More »


Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Do Not Help to Quit


New study found that cigarettes with low nicotine are of less help when it comes to cessation. It was published in the journal Addiction, on July 22. The author of the study is Dr. Neal Benowitz, a professor in the

USA: Light Smoking Popular Among Young Women

Smoking Woman

New study reveals that more young women are light smokers and consider it is safe. The study was made by the University of Texas at Austin and its results were published in Preventing Chronic Disease. Scientists analyzed data from previous

Rutherford Raised to 21 Age to Buy Tobacco


Council in Rutherford borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey, at the beginning of the current week voted unanimously for a law which increases age to buy nicotine products (tobacco and e-cigarettes) to 21 from current 19. The move makes

Smoking on Decline Worldwide

Smoking Woman

Due to anti-smoking campaigns, in many countries smoking rates are declining. The World Health Organization (WHO) presented a report on global tobacco use. Health experts examined the report and say that the global smoking epidemic had been reversed, mainly in

Massachusetts Senate Discusses New Tobacco Tax Hike

Smoker with a Cigar

The Massachusetts Senate is discussing the possibility to raise the tax on flavoured cigars, little cigars and even blunt wraps (used to smoke marijuana), from 40% to 210%. The proposal aims to prevent youth from strating smoking, because it was

In Alberta Many Retailers Sell Tobacco to Minors

Cigarettes in Shop

Health Canada reveals results of a latest study which showed that retailers in Alberta city do sell tobacco products to underage more often than other cities across the entire Canada. Alberta Health Min­is­ter Sarah Hoff­man found that the results are

Scotland Pushing for New Anti-Smoking Bill

Man Smoking in Car

Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) told about their intention to push for a law banning smoking in cars where kids are present. They explain that weekly around 60,000 minors are exposed to secondhand smoke in cars. Adults caught braking

Hawaii Becomes First US State to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21


With the new tobacco control initiative Hawaii established a good example for the entire America. Governor David Ige signed a new law which bans the sale of tobacco products to young people under the age of 21. Thus Hawaii became

Russians Smoke in No-Smoking Areas

Russian Smoker

All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center revealed data which demonstrates that in Russia there was not reduced number of smokers since the country introduced strict anti-smoking laws. One third of total population still uses cigarettes on the regular basis — it

Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center Becomes Tobacco-Free


Starting from June 30, Fort Gordon’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center becomes smoke-free. With this move the Medical Center wants to encourage its staff to quit. It should be said that the existing designated smoking zones are going to