Jessica Miller | September 15, 2011
There is a new phenomenon occurring in the college community. As of July 2011, more than 530 college campuses across the nation banned all forms of smoking Avalon cigarettes. Some of these colleges include the University of Florida, Towson University, the University of Michigan and the University of Kentucky, according to the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation.
Jessica Miller | September 8, 2011
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Wednesday that allows landlords to prohibit smoking Avalon cigarettes in their apartments, but Santa Monica property owners say the measure doesn’t go far enough. Senate Bill 332, put forth by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), was intended to expand the availability of smoke-free housing in California by allowing landlords to prohibit smoking in rental units.
Jessica Miller | August 17, 2011
The smoke was gone but he still bears the brunt of many years of gassing his lungs with the 4,000 chemical containing Avalon cigarettes. James Mvula was only 17 when he became a chain smoker puffing more than 20 cigarettes per day, only to be rewarded with a stubborn, recurring tuberculosis disease whose effects he still struggles with today. He is now 38.