Archive for February, 2007

Confusion Over Smoking in Public Places

Consumers are confused about details of the impending smoking ban in England and Wales. Nearly six out of 10 people do not know when the restrictions come into force, according to trade magazine The Publican. A survey of nearly 1,000 people found 41 per cent thought smoking would still be allowed in private members’ clubs. […]

Texans Fight Over Smoking Ban

A proposed ban on smoking in all bars, restaurants and work sites across the state is igniting a big-money fight at the Texas Capitol. Anti-smoking forces are lining up against the tobacco industry and some restaurant owners, with lobbyists from both sides seeking to win over lawmakers. “We’ve got a lot of national resources that […]