Archive for October, 2006

Smoking in Films a Bad Habit Australia Survey Says

IMAGES of celebrities smoking on television and in films are encouraging young people to take up the habit, a report says. A NSW Health survey of more than 5000 school students aged 12 to 17 revealed 75 per cent of them believed seeing celebrities with cigarettes encouraged young people to start smoking. The findings of […]

Westminster’s Street Smoking Ban Opposed!

The trade has panned West-minster Council for suggesting that smoking be outlawed on the streets outside pubs when the ban comes into force next year. As the Morning Advertiser exclusively revealed last week, the council has asked Government for the power to designate certain streets no-smoking because of the high density of bars. Anyone lighting […]

Will Casinos Escape Smoking Bans?

Philadelphia would fall, then Pittsburgh and then the rest of the state. While recent maneuvering in Harrisburg could result in a setback, Gegaris remains optimistic. One domino is down. The rest have to follow. “It’s long overdue,” the head of the Luzerne County Tobacco Free Coalition said of a smoking ban in Pennsylvania. “Now it’s […]