Archive for January, 2012

Jan 31 2012

Smoke-free zones

Parks, patios, beaches, market vendors would fall under proposed regulations

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Jan 30 2012

Do not smoke against campus-wide smoking ban

Published by under Smoking ban

If there’s one thing I promised to do (and still exists) is not to smoke. I plan to live longer, heart and lung disease free life.

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Jan 27 2012

The smoking ban exemptions

Published by under Smoking ban

St. Louis County Council Chairman Mike O’Mara said Thursday that the county’s year-old smoking ban edict “should be optimal,” and that he is open to proposals to remove exemptions to the ban..

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Jan 26 2012

Controversial scan does not help smokers quit

Published by under Cigarette news

Check for clogged arteries do not help smokers kick the habit if they have smoking cessation programs, Swiss researchers have found.
Yet that’s sometimes that excuse when doctors recommend expensive scan, called a carotid plaque screening, which experts say has no proven benefits in people without symptoms of cardiovascular disease.

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Jan 25 2012

Smokeless tobacco sold illegally online

Published by under Tobacco news

Researchers from the University of Tobacco Control Research Group found that snus tobacco products are still available on the Internet in the EU, despite the illegality of the sales.

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Jan 24 2012

Even electronic cigarettes hurt unborn children

My granddaughter is pregnant smoker. She converted to electronic cigarettes, saying her husband that it is perfectly safe and will not affect the child in any way. It also states that there is no danger of passive smoking.

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Jan 23 2012

Tobacco shares may be addictive

Published by under Tobacco news

Everybody hates tobacco companies — except their shareholders.

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Jan 20 2012

Tobacco Use

Published by under Tobacco news

In recent years, the desire to get fit and healthy once again reached its peak among the citizens of the United States. With the growing obesity and health risks on the rise, government agencies are doing everything we can to keep Americans in the right direction. This expansion initiative to “get healthy” it has caused some fundamental changes, not only on diet and exercise. A growing number of universities in the United States are banning tobacco use on campus in an effort to promote a healthier environment for students.

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