March 28th, 2011 14:40

China Legislators Prompt the Government to Take Control over Smoking and Tobacco

For the second time in this year, legislator Wang Longde, former vice-minister of health, made an offer during the annual session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) prompting the government to undertake important measures which will help to control smoking and tobacco.Wang’s offer includes a further increase in tobacco p ...

March 22nd, 2011 09:30

Michigan Hospitals do not hire tobacco users anymore

Cigarette smokers and consumers of tobacco and even those who use nicotine replacement therapies to quit the habit shouldn’t apply for a job at Medical Centers in Rochester, Adrian and Tecumseh. These hospitals in Michigan are among other medical facilities and private institutions across the United States that have implemented poli ...

March 14th, 2011 11:59

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Researches have discovered that simply watching how movie stars smoke is enough to stir up a particular pattern of activity in smokers’ brains that reflects the act of lightning up.This response to watching smoking scenes is thought to make longings more intensive for those who are trying to kick a habit that kills 5 million people ...

March 9th, 2011 12:05

Graphic Warnings in Ottawa will Cover 75% of the Cigarette Package

Ottawa federal government is increasing the size of anti-smoking graphic warnings on cigarettes and cigar packages in order to cover about 75% of the surface of the package. New anti-smoking warnings will depict images of an iconic Canadian cancer victim and will cover three-quarters of the package.The considerable raise in the size of t ...

February 28th, 2011 11:19

Barack Obama Has Finally Quit Smoking

U.S. President Barack Obama has finally done what millions of people are struggling for- he has quit smoking. “Yes, he really gave up smoking. It has been almost a year,” stated, Michelle Obama without giving details when and how he stopped smoking. But is this breakup with tobacco final? About 46 million people still continue ...

February 4th, 2011 13:43

Stricter Tobacco Law Should be Implemented in Bangladesh

Substantive amendment to the tobacco control act continues to be incompletely supposedly because of the red tape.Campaigners who tracked the process stated that this amendment was specially created in order to eradicate the increasing rates of smokers by means of a strict law.They state that all problems happen due to bureaucratic failu ...

February 2nd, 2011 13:01

Children who Live in Apartments are Highly Exposed to Tobacco Smoke

Researches declared that children who live in apartments are more contaminated with tobacco smoke than those kids who live in houses. Secondhand smoke was linked to a range of health conditions in children as various infections, asthma and sleep apnea syndrome. In a recent study, researches surveyed children aged 6- 18, they conducted tes ...

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