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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…

No Smoking in Pregnancy

buy kent cigaretteMoms-to-be are often told by doctors to avoid smoking while pregnant, but what about avoiding work? A new study published in the July edition of the Journal of Labour Economics suggests the effect of working during late stages of pregnancy is similar to the effect of smoking while pregnant when it comes to a baby’s weight. Read More…

Cigarette Tax Measure, Big Tobacco Defeat

discount colts cigars onlineAs we write this, it looks like Proposition 29 has narrowly gone down to defeat. According to spokespeople for the Yes on 29 campaign, it was the money from Big Tobacco that defeated the tobacco tax measure. Truth be told, it was common sense – or, more accurately, the lack thereof — that beat them. Read More…

No Smoking Ads Effective

ImageMany of us know that long term smoking can lead to harmful effects, but now a recent ad campaign is showing positive signs of helping people kick the habit. You may have noticed the graphic commercials recently that show the effects of smoking. According to some recent numbers, those stop smoking ads are doing their job. Read More…