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Discussions about Smoking in Library of Congress


Workers of Library of Congress have few areas around the Madison Building for smoking during their breaks but the grounds might not be as butt-free as management once established.  The dispute about where smokers should be permitted to light up

Cigarettes and Coffee May Protect Against Liver Disease

Coffee and Cigarettes

A new study conducted in Norway showed that use of both cigarettes and coffee are shown to potentially protect against primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) that is a chronic liver disease caused by chronic inflammation of the bile ducts. The findings

Coalition in Nebraska Wants Smoke-Free Parks

Smoking in park

Jamie  Rodriguez works as a tobacco prevention coordinator at East Central District Health Department. Last week along with students she visited Columbus Public Schools that implemented after-school programs. As part of Great American Smokeout, they were taught to blow bubbles

Ireland to Introduce Plain Cigarettes Packs

Plain cigarettes packs

Last week Irish Government proposed to adopt legislation which imposes to sell cigarettes only in plain packaging. James Reilly, the Minister for Health, brought a Scheme of a Health Amendment Bill to the meeting of the Cabinet which had to

Boston to Ban Smoking In All City Public Parks


The city of Boston plans to ban smoking in all of Boston’s public parks. Recently the City Council voted in favor of the ban, which imposes $250 fines for those who violate the law and are caught lightning up a

Anti-Tobacco Group Wants a Smoke-Free Campus


The students organization Hornets for a Healthy Hive was formed in September current year and it managed to achieve success in its goal to make Sacramento State the first California State University tobacco-free campus. In the beginning it was only

Oberlin College to Move to Tobacco-free Campus


Lori Morgan Flood, who is associate dean and director of wellness and health promotion for the college’s Office of Wellness, told about the proposal to make campus at Oberlin College tobacco-free. At the moment the propsal called Tobacco-Free Initiative is

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 total ban on flavoured tobacco products. The call

Tobacco-Free Policy at EKU


Michael Benson, the president of Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) said recently that there was developed a tobacco-free policy that will be applied to campuses. He wants the policy to be implemented from June 1, 2014. The policy will make campuses

Teens are Attracted by Novelty Cigarette Packs

cigarette pack

A new research showed that beautiful cigarette packs attract young people to start smoking. It was revealed that young people preferred novelty packaging from famous cigarette manufacturers to plain packs. Besides this, recently same department at the University of Stirling