What is behind smoker support for new smokefree areas? National survey data
- Netherlands bans smoking in enclosed public places but allows closed smoking rooms. Sheldon, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/23/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7607, p1292
The article reports that the Netherlands has banned smoking in enclosed public places but will still allow smoking in closed smoking rooms. The ban will begin in July 2008 as a government response to the smoking industry's unsuccessful self-regulation. Doctors in the country welcomed the ban and...
- Get ready for smoking ban. Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business;2/8/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p8
The article presents information related to Public Act 188, passed by the U.S. Legislature regarding the ban on smoking in food-service establishments, public places and private employment in Michigan.
- The partial smoking ban in licensed establishments and health inequalities in England: modelling study. Woodall, Alan A.; Sandbach, Emma J.; Woodward, Catherine M.; Aveyard, Paul; Merrington, Graham // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/3/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7515, p488
Discusses a study on the partial smoking ban proposed by Choosing Health in England, with a focus on the Telford and Wrekin boroughs. Use of logistic regression to score pubs and licensed establishments concerning an exemption for those serving catered food; Finding that the ban on smoking would...
- The opportunities for and obstacles against prevention: the example of Germany in the areas of tobacco and alcohol. Walter, Ulla; Suhrcke, Marc; Gerlich, Miriam G.; Boluarte, Till A. // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p500
Background: Recent years have seen a growing research and policy interest in prevention in many developed countries. However, the actual efforts and resources devoted to prevention appear to have lagged well behind the lip service paid to the topic. Discussion: We review the evidence on the...
- HEALTH FINDINGS. Currie, Donya // Nation's Health;Feb2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p9
The section offers news briefs on public health studies and research as of February 2011. A study published online on December 20, 2010 in "Pediatrics" showed maldistribution of pediatricians in some communities. A federal study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in...
- Restaurants woo smokers in anguish. Gault, Ylonda // Crain's New York Business;5/1/95, Vol. 11 Issue 18, p3
Reports on the mobilization of New York City restaurateurs in order to deal with the Smoke-Free Air Act, the city's anti-smoking law. Formation of a coalition to get the law repealed; Invention of ways to accommodate smokers; Loss of business due to the law; Majority of restaurants as not...
- Tobacco Addicts Smoke Less after Ban. // Journal of Turkish Weekly;2/8/2010, p40
The article reports on statistics on cigarette smoking in Turkey that were released by Turkey's Tobacco & Alcohol Market Regulation Board and indicate that many smokers in the country have quit smoking or reduce smoking since a national ban on indoor smoking was put into effect.
- MDHA High Rise Buildings Smoke-Free Policy Now in Effect. // Tennessee Tribune;9/6/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 36, p5A
The article reports that the Metropolitan Housing and Development Agency (MDHA) in Nashville, Tennessee, has implemented high rise building smoke free policy from September 1, 2012, according to which people can smoke only in designated areas at all high rise residence.
- Tobacco won't be tolerated. Dolphin, Myles // Hub (Hay River, NT);11/21/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 39, p3
The article reports that the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority is joining health facilities and hospitals globally in implementing a policy of tobacco-free grounds in their facilities Northwest Territories (NWT).