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Australia's Possible Nationwide Smoking Ban Will Be World's First

Australia is considering a ban on smoking to prohibit people from using "cancer sticks" which only endanger public health and safety. However, the Australian government will give smokers the option of using e-cigarettes to ease them into quitting the ris
International Business Times (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:41
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[Minnesota] Smokers bypass new tax increase by rolling own cigarettes

Tobacco sales have slumped since the nation’s sixth-highest cigarette tax raised the price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota by $1.60 in July. But Twin Cities tobacco-shop owners say many customers are buying tobacco by the pouch — purchasing enough t
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Sep 15, 2013 10:22
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[District of Columbia] NEW STUDY DETAILS PERVASIVENESS OF LITTLE CIGARS AND CIGARILLOS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOODS

EXTENSIVE FIELD STUDY IN WASHINGTON, DC SHOWS LITTLE CIGARS AND CIGARILLOS ARE MORE AVAILABLE, CHEAPER, AND HIGHLY ADVERTISED IN AFRICAN AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOODS
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 20, 2013 07:27
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PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERS PETITION THE FDA TO ACT ON MENTHOL

With the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, Congress took an important step to prevent youth smoking by banning flavored cigarettes. Because tobacco manufacturers use flavors, herbs and spices to mask the harshness of tobacco and
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:34
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. bill would tax cigars, smokeless tobacco

Rep. Ed Gainey (D-Allegheny) said his measure, House Bill 926, would provide $44 million for mass transit, roads and bridges.
WHTM-TV ABC27.com (Harrisburg, PA)
added Mar 28, 2013 16:36
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Contraband Cigarettes Incinerated In Mozambique

The Mozambique Tax Authority (AT) on Tuesday incinerated in Maputo contraband cigarettes valued at 1.7 million meticais (about US$56,500), Mozambican news agency AIM reported.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 8, 2013 06:35
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[Florida] Cheap cigarette-cigars enticing adolescents

Dr. Barry Hummel warns filtered "cigar cigarettes" -- most of them fruit flavored -- are a rapidly increasing problem among local teenagers. In fact, he said, they are being used to introduce young people to smoking. Hummel represented the Tobacco Preve
Sebring (FL) News-Sun
added Jan 23, 2013 12:24
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[Europe, Poland] Tobacco: New EU cigarette laws could burn Polish industry

The Polish Chamber of Commerce (PIH) has warned that the directive could eliminate one-third of Poland's tobacco market. As much as 40 percent of all menthol cigarettes in the EU are made in Poland.
Warsaw Business Journal (pl)
added Jan 3, 2013 05:00
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[Florida] Lillian Kaplan Dies Battling Big Tobacco

Sadly, the men and women who were most affected by Big Tobacco's lies are now dying. In fact, every year, nicotine delivery devices continue to claim the lives of over 440,000 Americans. Yet Big Tobacco continues to deny and delay. Soon the "Greatest Gene
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2012 00:19
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[China] Chinese Researchers Suggest Drinking Green Tea to Quit Smoking Habit

Above are the findings of a recently performed study named as `A Revolutionary Approach for the Cessation of Smoking`, which is published in Science China Life Sciences, a peer-reviewed open-access journal.
TopNews
added Aug 26, 2012 05:26
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