Lebanon’s first public smoke-free beach opens in Sidon

SIDON, Lebanon: The southern coastal city’s public beach was inaugurated on Friday for summer 2011 and was declared to be a smoke-free area for the first time ever. The inauguration ceremony, which was organized by the city’s municipality in collaboration with Sidon-based scout organizations, took place under the patronage of Sidon’s Mayor Mohammad Saudi and […]

Link to Tobacco-Free Pregnancy Program in Charleston

Tobacco-Free Pregnancy Program in Charleston

West Virginia health officials have launched a tobacco-free pregnancy initiative meant to stomp out smoking among pregnant women. The seven-month media campaign, which was kicked off in November, includes television, radio, billboard and newspaper advertisements. The campaign is called the “Power to quit is inside...

Link to Women Celebrating Smoke Free Lives

Women Celebrating Smoke Free Lives

Smoke Free Women is an organization serving as a resource for women who are looking to quit smoking, as well as acting as a support system for women who have already quit. Almost 80% of them have a desire to quit. Created by the Tobacco...

Alternative Smoking

Smoking tobacco with a pipe is a great alternative to smoking cigarettes or cigars. Often, smoking pipe tobacco is far less expensive than smoking rolled tobacco products. Pipe smokers typically invest in a single quality pipe that can last for several years. After a pipe...

Japan finds it hard to quit smoking

As Japan struggles to protect its population from the radiation risks of the nuclear crisis at Fukushima Daiichi, it might seem strange to suggest that Tokyo should be trying to to reap more profits from carcinogenic cigarettes. But the idea is not as absurd as...

Missouri Residents who Bought Marlboro Lights Cigarettes Between February 14,1995 and December 31, 2003, Could Be Affected by a Class Action Lawsuit

ST. LOUIS, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The following is being issued by Swedlow & Associates, Korein Tillery, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, and Newman Bronson & Wallisare: A class action lawsuit about whether Philip Morris USA Inc. misled consumers about Marlboro Lights cigarettes has been...

Smoking ban has hookah bars in haze

Since a smoking ban went into effect in St. Louis and St. Louis County at the beginning of this year, numerous hookah lounges and cafes have found various ways to continue lighting up, resulting in a confusing mix of services that some even hookah lounge...

E-cigarettes ignite debate over including them in bans

RICHMOND, Va. — That’s not smoke coming out of Cliff Phillips’ mouth. But that hasn’t stopped others from cringing, making remarks, waving their hands in their faces and coughing at the sight of the vapor from his electronic cigarette. “They’re just conditioned if they see...