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Put Out Those Cigarettes, Kids! On Campus Smoking Banned Next Fall

By Elisabeth DellaMonica

Have you heard the news? Considering the fact that most students automatically delete the “Global Message” emails sent to their UT accounts, you probably didn’t. 613 more words


A Political Smokescreen

Walk down the hallways of the Romanian Parliament and, irrespective of floor or office, there will be someone smoking and filling ashtrays. Exceptions are rare, most likely around work colleagues with health conditions or simply non-smokers; but the latter ones are few. 555 more words


Vice Squad

As a New Yorker (and not altogether illiterate), it’s been fully ingrained in my sense of morality that smoking is a physical evil. It’s bad for you, science and health are conclusive on that. 268 more words

Romania bans smoking in all public spaces

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Friday signed a new anti-smoking law that bans smoking in all indoor public spaces, including workplaces, and in all indoor or outdoor child-related facilities. 81 more words

Hawaii becomes first state to raise smoking age to 21

Hawaii has become the first state to raise the smoking age to 21.

The new law — which went into effect Jan. 1 — bans those under 21 from buying tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes. 133 more words


Five Weird Legal Facts

Legislation has a huge defect: it is not always logical. It can be controversial, with the time also outdated, or just weird. For this reason, today, we are going to have some fun, observing five dumb legal facts. 769 more words

Law & Legal Facts

More Chinese people are smoking cigarettes, and they're smoking more of them

China has 15 million more adult smokers in 2015 than it did in 2010, and they’re smoking almost a pack a day on average, even as the government has been trying to get citizens to curb the habit. 311 more words