No-smoking-in-the-house rules jumped considerably in the past two decades – from 43% in 1992-93 to 83% in 2010-11, according to a new report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Because of the alarming numbers of Americans dying from smoking-related diseases and illnesses, many States and cities have imposed smoking bans in public places to protect nonsmokers and to help smokers to cut their cigarette consumption or quit smoking completely. Among the 26 States that banned smoking in their jurisdiction, California was the first to […]
Smoking restrictions in the U.S and the world over keep getting stricter, and a California town has taken it a notch higher by banning smoking in homes. San Rafael, Calif. has placed a ban on smoking in homes where residents share common walls. The ban is applicable to apartment buildings, condominiums and multi-family residences. The […]