Daily Archives: May 3, 2011

Navajo president cannot ban smoking in public place

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Navajo President Ben Shelly cannot enforce an executive order to ban smoking in public places on the reservation, his spokeswoman said Thursday, easing concerns that an immediate prohibition would jeopardize a $150 million casino in Arizona.

Fighting smoking in public places in Nigeria

But for other guests who stepped in to broker peace, a heated argument between two groups of youth at a bar in a Lagos suburb black smokingwas on the verge of degenerating into a brawl.

Charlie Sheen has been announced as the face of a NicoSheen E-Cigarette

In a remarkably health conscious lifestyle turn, Charlie Sheen has been revealed as the face of a new anti-smoking device, aptly NicoSheennamed NicoSheen.

China smoking ban may have little effect

On sunny days, Xu Dongguang, a manager of a trendy cafe in downtown Beijing, arranges tables outside for patrons to while away the afternoon, reading, drinking coffee and chain-smoking. But starting Sunday, all bars, restaurants, hospitals and other public places in China are slated to become smoke-free, inside and out.

Why we need a ban on menthol cigarettes

No action the Food and Drug Administration and the Obama administration could take would do more to save lives, reduce menthol cigaretteshealth-care costs and curb the tobacco industry’s exploitation of children and minority teens than to ban menthol flavoring in cigarettes.