Monthly Archives: March 2014

Altria: High Prices Compensate Volume Declines

The consumption of cigarettes lowered by 4% in the USA because of numerous smoking bans, increase of legal smoking age, quit smoking programs and high prices on cigarettes. People today are aware enough about the effects of smoking on their body and more and more of them do refuse from smoking. Food and Drug Administration is main regulator of tobacco … Continue reading Continue reading

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Smoke-Free Parks in Charles City, Iowa

Charles City in Iowa state wants to make its parks smoke-free in order to create a healthy environment for people. Recreation Board and Charles City Park in collaboration with FOCUS, a Floyd County substance abuse prevention program, act to eliminate use of tobacco at all public parks in the city. Totally there are 13 parks in the city and the … Continue reading

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Several Counties Responsible for Smoking Rate Decline in the USA

Generally in the USA smoking rates are decreasing and this may be driven by just several counties with big populations or are part of larger cities. Recently the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington conducted a study in which participated 5 million smokers in counties across the U.S. There were established rates of regular smokers, … Continue reading

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