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Monday, November 30, 2015

South Carolina Shows a Drop in Smoking Rates

In South Carolina, due to authorities efforts to reduce smoking rates there was significantly increased number of people seeking help to quit smoking. Latest data presented by Department of Health and Environmental Control spokesman Jim Beasley. shows that number of daily calls to the state Tobacco Quitline has increased almost six times over the last year. They do explain that … Continue reading

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Quit Smoking Methods That Will Work for You

An expert says there are some effective quit smoking methods which will make you get rid of the habit for good. Dr. Gordon Strauss, a psychiatrist specializing in smoking cessation at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City came with his cessation advice prior to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout which took place on November 19. According to … Continue reading

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Virginia Tire & Auto to Go Smoke-Free

In an attempt to create a healthier workplace for its staff, Virginia Tire & Auto decided to prohibit smoking at its twelwe northern Virginia locations. The new policy comes into action on November 19. The automative provider told that their initiative is dedicated to Great American Smokeout that would take place on November 19 and is organized by the American … Continue reading

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Great American Smokeout is on November 19

Annually in the USA takes place Great American Smokeout, in the course of which smokers are encouraged to quit their habit. The event is organized by American Cancer Society with the aim to reduce smoking rates in the country. This year Great American Smokeout takes place on November 19. Health experts say that quitting smoking may help to prevent a … Continue reading

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Japan Tobacco Buys Reynolds American Subsidiary

Japan Tobacco, famous maker of LD cigarettes, is discussing the possibility to buy  a subsidiary of Reynolds American called Santa Fe Natural Tobacco. The tobacco companies are found almost on the final stage of discussing the deal. Representatives of Japan Tobacco and Reynolds American told they plan to come to an agreement this week. It is expected that the price … Continue reading

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Proposal to Increase Tobacco Buying Age Failed in California

The proposal to increase to 21 tobacco buying age and regulate use of electronic cigarettes in California did not get a necessary support from Assembly members. Both initiatives had cleared the Senate before going to the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee. Supportes of the proposal say that it failed because lawmakers are lobbying tobacco industry. In the course of a special … Continue reading

Monday, September 14, 2015

Kansas State Fair 2016 to be Smoke-Free

Officials want to make modifications in smoking policies for Kansas State Fair 2016. In order to ensure the policy enforcement by gauging public interest there was launced an online survey. With 6 against 5 votes in May was adopted an ordinance imposing establishment of designated smoking zones across the grounds. However, Carla Smith, program coordinator for Reno County youth organization … Continue reading