Jessica Miller | March 2, 2012
The Home Ministry has asked the police to keep an eye on those selling and smoking cigarettes in public by carrying forward the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act effectively. “Cases booked against violators of the Act and those found smoking and selling tobacco products in public places should be included in monthly crime statistics that go into the data bank of the State Crime Records Bureau,” said Raghavendra H Auradkar, Home Secretary in a letter to the police.
Jessica Miller | January 5, 2012
Plans are under way to legally require the display of cigarette additives known to cause addiction by causing smoke to be inhaled more directly into the lungs or improving the cigarette’s taste. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that current laws on cigarettes “are lacking in cigarette safety management, with no standards for managing the various cigarette additives with harmful ingredients, or regulations requiring their display.”
Jessica Miller | November 8, 2011
A local authority has become the first in the East Midlands to introduce a no smoking policy at playgrounds and around its school gates. Nottingham City Council said it wanted to protect children from the effects of smoking best quality Davidoff cigarettes and reduce its uptake.
Jessica Miller | November 4, 2011
The campaign aims to raise awareness of the harmful effects of both active and passive smoking. The campaign will encourage and motivate people not to smoke in public places in order to reduce the damaging effects of passive smoking. The campaign had been organized in Hanoi on November 1 by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Jessica Miller | October 14, 2011
A proposal to extend a smoking ban to many outdoor public spaces went nowhere at Bruce County council Thursday. The resolution, adopted by the Grey Bruce Health Unit’s board in August, calls for smoking to be banned at outdoor places such as parks, beaches, playgrounds and patios where food is sold.