Monthly Archives: May 2014

Millville to Ban Smoking on Public Property

Millville, located in Cumberland County municipality in New Jersey, wants to prohibit smoking on public property.¬† In case it adopts such a law it would be a positive decision which will help to promote a healthy lifestyle. At the moment it is the least healthy county in New Jersey. Report released in 2013 by the University of Wisconsin Population Health … Continue reading Continue reading

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Smoking Ban in San Luis Park

San Luis, Colorado, will be the first city in Yuma County to have a smoking ban at a public park. The initiative came from a youth anti-tobacco group that proposed the City Council to adopt the law. Thus Moctezuma Park will become a smoke-free public place. The ban will come into action 30 days after the council’s approval of an … Continue reading

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Smoke-Free Policy at Louisiana State University

Main campus of Louisiana State University (LSU) becomes tobacco-free from autumn 2014. Judith Sylvester, an associate professor at LSU, is the person who proposed and promoted the smoking ban on campus. She told that she is happy about the smoking ban but implementation of this smoking ban is just less than half the battle. These days at LSU smoking is … Continue reading

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Foster Homes to Become Smoke-Free in Minnesota

At the end of last week the Minnesota Legislature adopted the Health and Human Services Policy Omnibus Bill, which included a paragraph which makes foster homes smoke-free in the entire state. Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota says that smoke-free foster homes will help to protect children from effects of secondhand smoke on the body. When the … Continue reading

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British American Tobacco Looks At Possible Deals With Lorillard

At the beginning of the week it was reported that British American Tobacco, Britain’s largest tobacco maker of Lucky Strike cigarettes, asked Deutsche Bank to collaborate with UBS on possible financial deals in the USA. British American Tobacco engaged the banker to advise the company on possible purchases and deals. They are interested in Reynolds¬† and Lorillard. Experts say that … Continue reading

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Lorillard Increased Prices on its Top Brands

Lorillard Inc. has increased by 6 cent per pack prices on some of its top selling cigarette brands. The company representatives say that this measure is need to be done in order to keep pace with its major rival on the cigarettes market Altria Group Inc. The Greensboro, tobacco manufacturer of Newport and a number of other cigarette brands, is … Continue reading

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Yoga and Meditation Practices for Smoking Cessation

Till today there was made a very small number of studies on how mind and body may work together for smoking cessation. A recent one suggests that yoga along with meditation techniques may help people quit smoking. The results of the research were published in the journal called Drug and Alcohol Dependence.¬† It was funded by NCCAM. In the course … Continue reading

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