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Smoke-Free Laws Cut the Smokers Freedom

cheap pall mall cigarette“Smoking ban garners positive feedback in survey,” details how Orange County is proposing a ban of smoking in public places in an attempt to limit secondhand smoke. An overly large part of this article was dedicated to quotes by smokers saying that having a more limited area to smoke in would help them to “kick the habit” and quit smoking for good. Read More…

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Smoking Outdoor Banned, Scotland Smoking Areas

cheap kiss cigsIn Scotland during the 1980s, public awareness about the long-term health risks of smoking was beginning to grow. Posters popped up in GP practices, shopping centres and bus stations and entire TV programmes such as ‘What’s Your Problem’ and ‘Scottish Women’ were dedicated to debating the topical issue. Read More…

Tobacco Companies Fight, Asia Cigarettes Policy

buy dunhill cigaretteThe world’s tobacco merchants are down on Australia after the country’s highest court backed the toughest cigarette-labelling rules anywhere. So far, the focus has been on intellectual-property rights, possible lawsuits by British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco and their ilk, and the plight of investors. More attention should be on how many lives will be saved and how much economic output won’t be squandered as other nations follow Australia’s lead. Read More…

Philip Morris Over Light Cigarettes

discount kiss cigaretteThe Supreme Court of New Hampshire on Tuesday held that a trial court erred in its certification of a class of smokers suing Philip Morris USA over “light” cigarettes they consumed, the company’s parent said. “The court recognized correctly that there are too many individual issues for this case to be treated as a class action,” said Murray Garnick, senior vice president and associate general counsel at Altria Goup. Read More…

Cigarette and Salt Cause Osteoporosis

discount virginia cigsOsteoporosis develops when the removal of old bone outpaces the creation of new ones. Although in early stages of bone loss, there may be no symptoms at all, it is like a silent trap being set for a fracture. However, experts warn against high-salt diet and cigarette smoking, saying these contribute to bone loss, reports Sade Oguntola. Cigarette smoking and excessive intake of salt appear to be significant risk factors for developing osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to weaken and makes them susceptible to breaking. Read More…