Fresh Cigarettes And Tobacco News

Anti-smoking campaigner calls for cigarettes to be increased in price to €20 a packet

| February 12, 2016

A leading anti-smoking campaigner is calling for the price of a packet of cigarettes to be increased to €20 to try and force people to stub-out the habit.


FDA is expected to release regulations for e-cigarettes

| December 10, 2015

There’s new information about e-cigarettes and the chemicals that go into them.


Russia to Pass One of the Toughest Anti-Smoking Bill in Europe

| March 29, 2013

Anti-Smoking Bill Beginning with this approaching summer smoking will not be permitted in public properties or on children’s playgrounds; cigarette ads will be banned; and it will be not allowed to place cigarette packages on display in shops.


Malaysian Government Implementing Tough Actions on Smoking

| December 4, 2012

Malaysian Government is considering requiring tobacco companies to print cigarette sticks with the words “Smoking is dangerous to your health.” Malaysian teen SmokingIn another tough action to discourage people from smoking mostly teenagers, cigarette producers may also be prohibited from making claims concerning tobacco grade, quality and flavor of their smokes. These and many other conditions are most likely to be included in the Control of Tobacco Product Regulations 2004 when the Government strengthens its enforcement in order to make all public places in the country fully smoke-free. According to a reliable source, the Health Ministry would be looking for public feedback in the coming week on its plan to discourage Malaysians from this hazardous habit.


Anti-Smoking Programs, Young Smokers

| October 31, 2012

discount hilton cigaretteSome pupils gasped, while others cringed as they shifted past preserved specimens of human lungs blackened and diseased from smoking tobacco. “Can I not look? I’ll have nightmares,” 12-year-old Koh Ker Shuan of South View Primary School asked her two classmates. Nonetheless, she answered. “The black one (lung specimen) is scary, but I think I understand better the bad effects of smoking now,” the Primary 6 pupil said. The display, on property from the National University of Singapore (NUS), includes an ulcerated stomach and two hearts with clogged arteries, all preserved in glass cases. The specimens are part of a new anti-smoking program started by Alexandra Hospital.