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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Trenton City Council Reconsiders Smoking Ban in Parks

The city of Trenton in New Jersey plans to have another try in fighting with smoking in parks by adopting a smoke-free ordinance. The City Council meeting is sheduled for Thursday. There would be discussed an ordinance banning use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes in city parks and city facilities, recreational zones, and inside city vehicles. In 2013 there was a … Continue reading

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Tempe Bans Smoking in Cars with Kids

City of Tempe in Arizona adopted a law which does not allow to use cigarettes in cars in presence of children. Offenders will face fines. The law is created to encourage smoking people to keep from using cigarettes when they have kids inside their cars sitting on the backseat. It came into action on Saturday. Tempe City Council in May … Continue reading

Monday, June 22, 2015

Lincoln Introduces Tobacco-Free Policy in Parks

Richard Bosco, Police Chief of Lincoln, the city in Pennsyvania, told that there going to be introduced changes in smoking policies in recreation areas. This will take place in collaboration with Tobacco Free Allegheny and participation in Young Lungs.at Play program that would take place in the state Department of Health. To say that  Tobacco Free Allegheny  is a non-profit … Continue reading

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Potland Expands Smoking Ban to All Parks

Represetatives of Portland Parks and Recreation told on Monday that the existing smoking ban in several city parks would be expanded to all city parks starting from July 1. According to the parks department, the new expanded smoking ban would become permanent for all park zones controlled by the department. They explain that the move would help to protect parks … Continue reading

Monday, June 15, 2015

Waco Considering Complete Smoking Ban in Bars

The City Council of Waco, Texas, wants to prohibit use of cigarettes in restaurants, bars, workplaces and most public spaces. The proposal of such a ban came from the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District board. It wants to eliminate exemptions existing in the ordinance regarding smoking in bars and venues that have separately ventilated smoking sections. The new ordinance would … Continue reading

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Minneapolis Considers Restricting Flavored Tobacco Sales

Officials in Minneapolis want to impose more severe restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco. Those who proposed the idea say that the restriction will help to keep e-cigarettes and flavoured little cigars from attracting young smokers. However, convenience store owners oppose the initiative saying that it goes too far. Back in 2009, Minneapolis banned flavored cigarettes, except menthols. However, … Continue reading

Monday, June 8, 2015

JTI Korea Launced New Camel

Japan Tobacco International Korea announced last week about launch of new variety of Camel cigarettes called Camel Evolution Super Slims. This is first super slim Camel with low amount of tar. The version was already put into sale. The tobacco company said it will be sold only on local market in Korea. The new product is characterized with a smooth … Continue reading