Daily Archives: February 14, 2011

70 % of Texas Voters Back up Smoke-Free Law

A currently conducted poll demonstrates that 70% of Texas voters want to ban smoking in indoor work and public places.texas qiut
“It is very pleasant to hear that Texans want to breathe clean indoor air. That is why, now it is the most appropriate time for the Texas Legislature to implement this bill, which will protect our citizens from the well-known hazards of second-hand smoke,” stated Doug Ulman, LIVESTRONG president.

Use of e-cigarettes not allowed on US flights

The U.S. Department of Transportation says the use of smokeless electronic cigarettes on airplanes is prohibited and plans to issue smoking e- cigarettes on planean official ban this spring, according to a letter from Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood obtained by The Associated Press.

Smoking rate down in Minnesota, smokeless tobacco use up

St. Paul, Minn. — A new survey shows the adult smoking rate in Minnesota has dropped to 16 percent, nearly a full percentage point smokeless tobacco uselower than the smoking rate three years ago.