Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines — All


[India] Nitish Kumar makes tobacco tax free in Bihar, draws flak

The Bihar government has decided to make tobacco tax free in the state, making a complete mockery of the Centre's anti-tobacco drive worth crores of rupees. The decision was taken after tobacco farmers reportedly met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and compl (in)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:05

[Malaysia] E-cigarettes not banned but liquid used listed as poison

Electronic-Cigarette (or e-cigarette) is not banned in the nation although the vapour solution containing stimulant nicotine used in the cigarettes falls under the group of products listed in the Poisons Act 1952. Therefore, vendors of e-cigarettes must
Borneo Post (my)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:36

[Florida] Tobacco Cases in a Nutshell

Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Echsner & Proctor, P.A.
added Sep 20, 2012 13:46

[Canada] VIDEO: Young TIFF protesters urge directors to 'cut smoking off the screen'

Dozens of young people gathered outside a Toronto International Film Fest venue on Saturday, using a flash mob and fake coughs to draw attention to the issue of smoking in movies. As moviegoers lined up outside Roy Thomson Hall to see St. Vincent, the gr
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 9, 2014 23:37

[Florida] Big Tobacco Takes a $75 Million Hit

Although plaintiffs have been mostly successful in cases that have gone to trial since the Florida Supreme Court paved the way with an important ruling in 2006, none can match the scope of the victory achieved by plaintiff Marvine Calloway on June 4.
JD Supra, LLC
added Jun 18, 2012 14:29

[Canada] E-cigarettes in regulatory grey zone: Are they banned or aren't they?

The problem, say some observers, is that Health Canada is having trouble deciding whether e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products -- even though they contain no tobacco -- or under the Food and Drug Act as medicines. The ECTA says e-cigs sho
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:39

[Canada] Zero tickets issued under Toronto's no smoking bylaw

Despite increased restrictions and prominent signage, many smokers are still lighting up near public buildings on Toronto's streets. There were no charges laid in the city, despite 212 complaints concerning smoking in public areas last year, CTV News has
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 14:55

[Canada] Women crave cigarettes more during periods: study

According to study published in Psychiatry Journal, women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods. The study found that the urge to smoke is stronger at the beginning of the phase that begins after menstruation.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:40

[Canada] Ontario doctors want ban on flavoured tobacco, menthol cigarettes

Ontario doctors want the provincial government to reintroduce legislation to ban tobacco products with candy and fruit flavours, and to add menthol cigarettes to the prohibited list. A previous bill that would have expanded a prohibition on the sale of ca
Canadian Press
added Oct 20, 2014 12:52

[Florida] RJR Slapped With $40M Verdict In Engle Lung Cancer Suit

A Florida jury handed down a $40.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Thursday in an Engle progeny case, awarding the money to a widow who blames the cigarette maker for causing her husband's fatal lung cancer.
added Feb 19, 2013 17:47
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines