Jessica Miller | March 15, 2013
In the beginning of the 2013 year, Russian State Duma passed an anti-tobacco bill that will prohibit cigarette use in public areas, tobacco sales at kiosks and any smoking scenes in movies. The majority of Russians stand against a full ban on smoking in public places; however they will have less than a year still left to adapt to the new guidelines or quit once and for all.
Jessica Miller | December 26, 2012
One of the leading cigarette manufacturers lost a Supreme Court battle these days against a prepared tobacco display ban. The UK’s greatest court ignored a request by Imperial Tobacco against the Scottish Government‘s efforts to prohibit the display of cigarettes in stores.
Jessica Miller | November 1, 2012
UCLA is preparing to inhale smoking tobacco with a campus-wide ban on cigarettes. Chancellor Gene D. Block said in a letter that all smoking products — including cigs, cigars, oral tobacco and electronic cigarettes — will be prohibited as of April 22. “Tobacco use and exposure to cigarettes smoke remain the leading causes of preventable disease and death worldwide,” Block explained in the letter. “Cigarettes butts, which are non-capable, account for one-third of all the litter in California. Cigarette butts and cigarettes smoke are very toxic and damaged the quality of our air, water, forests and beaches.