The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a smoke-free policy in and near local public housing two years ago. HUD said the policy, that will strictly take effect on July 31, was aimed at encouraging people to quit smoking.
Public Health July 13, 2018
UK’s additional restriction to tobacco products comes into force on May 21. Here’s what you have to know about the stricter measures that will be implemented.
Public Health May 21, 2017
Smoking bans in the United Kingdom have resulted to a 42 percent reduction in hospital admissions related to heart attack, a new review revealed. The report provides robust evidence that smoking bans are indeed effective in preventing smoking-related diseases.
Life February 4, 2016
Cleveland finally votes in favor of raising the legal tobacco sales age to 21. Business owners, however, are not happy with the decision.
Life December 9, 2015
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is planning to ban smoking from all public housing units in the country. The department believed that this move will help protect vulnerable populations from the harmful effects of nicotine and second-hand smoke.
Society November 16, 2015
Adult drivers or passengers can be fined $75 for smoking when children under 18 are riding in the car, officials say. Hope is the ban can change people's behavior, health experts say.
Life October 2, 2015
The Royal Society for Public Health called for extending the ban on smoking in pubs, parks and entrances to schools. It urged the use of e-cigarettes as an alternative to cigarette smoking.
Life August 13, 2015
Smokers in New Jersey will no longer have the liberty to smoke in public beaches once Gov. Chris Christie signs the bill that would prohibit smoking in such areas.
Life July 29, 2014
The British Medical Association recommends the prohibition of cigarette and e-cigarette smoking among young people. The doctors aim to create the first smoke-free generation.
Life June 26, 2014