Tag: smoking

Walking with a cigarette as an excuse is abuse warns health...

Sauntering down a street with Mask under chin and puffing away as a cigarette is an abuse of the law warned Public Health consultant Dr Tanya Melillo.

Tobacco responsible for a fifth of heart disease deaths

1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease every year, which equates to a fifth of all deaths from heart disease, a new brief released on Tuesday reveales.

Health organisations appeal for restaurant smoking ban to be reintroduced

The Malta Health Network is urging health authorities to reverse their decision to end a smoking ban in the outdoor areas of restaurants, expressing concern that the authorities appeared to be putting economical and financial considerations before health and wellbeing.

Smoking ban on outdoor dining areas lifted

The legal notice came into force on Friday