Category Archives: smoking cigarettes ban

More Evidence Is Needed to Decide Whether Smoking Bans Are Good

Just kidding. The report, which an Institute of Medicine committee issued yesterday, concludes, per the press release, that “smoking bans reduce the risk of heart attacks associated with secondhand smoke.” The committee’s chairwoman, Lynn Goldman, a professor of environmental health sciences at Johns Hopkins, sums up the report’s findings this way:

Smoking should be banned in public places

Walking to class is becoming a life-or-death adventure as the dangers of secondhand smoke are becoming more of a priority to Oregonians, with college campuses and parks going smoke-free.

Health System enacts smoking ban

The University Health System has prohibited smoking on property considered part of the Medical Center, effective today.cigarettes smoke

Fired up about beach smoking ban

An effort to ban smoking on beaches and in parks throughout New Jersey may be a step too far even for some who advocate limits on the right to light up in public.

Smoking Ban Takes Effect, Causes Interesting Alternatives


Proposed smoking ban angers some in military


Ban on tobacco urged in military


Council snuffs out tobacco ban


Hardline smoking ban just isn’t fit for purpose