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Monday, August 17, 2015

Astoria Discussing Today Smoking Ban in Parks

Officials in Astoria, Oregon, in their attempt to promote health and wellness are considering smoking ban in city parks, because they are preoccupied with negative effects of secondhand smoke on non-smoking people. The smoking ban is going to be applied at the McClure Park and Tapiola Park. Besides this, tonbacco use to be prohibited in the next well-known tourist spots:  … Continue reading

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Wayne State Joins Smoke-Free Michigan Universities

Students at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, who used to relieve from stress before exams with the help of cigarettes will have to find new ways to overcome their stress. Starting from August 19 in the University comes into effect a new smoke-free policy which bans tobacco use in the campus. With the policy the University joins Northern, Western, Eastern, … Continue reading

Monday, August 10, 2015

Pottsboro Banned Smoking in Parks Entirely

The city of Pottsboro, Oklahoma, made smoking in its three parks illegal by voting for a new smoke-free ordinance entitled Ordinance No. 1344. There was organized a public meeting last week and there came city residents to say their opinions on the proposal to ban smoking in parks. However, all residents who came on the meeting expressed their support for … Continue reading

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

No Smoking Inside Meridian Public Housing

Representatives of Meridian public housing, MS, told that they push for a healthy environment for its residents and therefore they adopted a smoke-free policy necessary to reduce people’s exposure to secondhand smoke. According to Meridian Housing Authority Executive Director Ron Turner, the housing authority banned tobacco use inside all its six public housing units back in 2012. Turner is happy … Continue reading

Monday, July 27, 2015

10 Countries with Most Expensive Cigarettes

1. Australia Average price for a pack: $16.11 In Australia are registered highest cigarette prices in the world. Here smokers pay almost $1 for a stick. The government fights with smoking by increasing taxes on tobacco products and wants more anti-tobacco measures to implement. 2. New Zealand Average price for a pack: $14.67 In this country the government will continue … Continue reading

Monday, July 20, 2015

Philadelphia Housing Authority to Go Smoke-Free

The  Board of Commissioners at Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) on the meeting last week discussed the possibility to prohibit use of tobacco throughout its apartments and homes and introduce a free–to–low cost Internet access program for its residents. Totally in PHA homes live around 80,000 residents. With the new initiative it would join other 500 housing units in the USA … Continue reading

Monday, July 13, 2015

Smoking Cessation Tips for Seniors

Quitting smoking can be extremely hard for seniors who smoked a significant part of their lives. Health care specialists do recommend them to quit as soon as possible because at their age they are at higher risks for developing cardiovascular diseases. Here are some tips for senios for successful quitting. 1. Avoid triggers Being among friends or family members who … Continue reading