Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines — All

53 Views

Senate Democrats go after tobacco tax loophole to increase revenue

A group of Democratic senators introduced a bill Thursday that would close tax loopholes for tobacco companies, generating $3.6 billion in revenue over 10 years.
The Hill
added Feb 1, 2013 16:37
53 Views

[Missouri] Columbia tobacco store struggles after change in tobacco rolling law

Once Hendren turned the machine off, he said Roll On's sales were cut by more than half. Now he said he is still in debt for the money he owes on the idle, $30,000 machine and must borrow money to keep his doors open.
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Nov 9, 2012 14:27
53 Views

[Solomon Islands] Cigarette price hike

SOLOMON Tobacco has slapped smokers with a 50 per cent price hike on its popular Pallmall Blue cigarette effective as of yesterday. The sudden price increase, which caught smokers by surprise, saw a single packet cigarette now selling at $30 from the pre
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Nov 5, 2012 10:48
53 Views

TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
53 Views

[New York] Tobacco Industry Squashes Village's Ordinance

On the heels of a lawsuit by seven tobacco companies and the New York Association of Convenience Stores, the Village of Haverstraw has scheduled a public hearing to rescind a first-of-its-kind ordinance passed this spring. The board indicated at a specia
Rockland County (NY) Times
added Jul 19, 2012 14:25
53 Views

[Australia] Victorian smoking rates hit record low

VICTORIA is close to realising a "smoke-free generation", the head of the state's Cancer Council says.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:42
53 Views

Obama law could send 1000 cheap cigarette stores up in smoke

'This law is not designed for people to comply with,' Phil Acordino, president of RYO Machines, which began manufacturing roll-your-own cigarette machines in 2008. 'It's designed to put these people out of business,' he told the Huffington Post. 'They c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2012 14:06
53 Views

Uh... Camel Cigarettes Is Gaining Market Share Among 12 Year Olds

We don't know how to feel about Citi's big report on young adult smokers. Analyst Vivien Azer notes that "young smoking brand preferences drive long-term market shares."
Business Insider
added Jun 16, 2012 07:36
53 Views

Heartland Institute And Tobacco

Led by president and CEO Joseph Bast, the Heartland Institute has a long and disgraceful track record of misleading the public . . . Heartland's scientifically and morally indefensible advocacy on smoking is no surprise given that a significant portion o
Forecast the Facts.org
added Jun 14, 2012 20:14
52 Views

[Canada] Contraband trade heating up: CRTF

“With the warming weather approaching, police will likely see an increase in illicit activities occurring on our waterways,” said Staff Sergeant Sylvain Leroux, head of the CRTF. If you see something fishy, the CRTF suggested it’s best to call the polic
Cornwall (ON) Newswatch (ca)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines