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…

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…

Sales of Tobacco Products to Minors Fell

discount kent cigaretteSales of tobacco to minors in the U.S. reached an all-time low in 2011 under a federal and state inspection program intended to curb underage tobacco use, according to a report released Thursday.

The violation rate of tobacco sales to underage youth at retailers nationwide has fallen from about 40 percent in 1997 to 8.5 percent in the last fiscal year, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. The rate is based on the results of random, unannounced inspections conducted at stores to see whether they’d sell tobacco products to a customer under the age of 18. Read More…

Tobacco Consumption in Dubai

discount Kiss cigaretteAround 30 per cent of Dubai population are smokers, half of whom smoke shisha or hookah, said leading doctors on Friday night in a medical briefing as part of the daily activities of the 11th session of the Ramadan Forum, organised by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai. “Most of the smokers here in Dubai are 20 to 30 years old whereas the average daily consumption hit 15 cigarettes per person,” said Dr Bassam Mahboob, consultant respiratory physician at the Rashid Hospital. Read More…

Smoking Tobacco to be Ban in Shen Parks

discount pall mall cigsAll Shenandoah parks and city-maintained green spaces may soon become tobacco free following the decision by members of the Shenandoah City Council to have an ordinance drawn up on the issue by Shenandoah Attorney Bob Norris. Nikki Rengstorf, Page County Public Health Community Transformation Grant coordinator, who was there on behalf of the Shenandoah Park Board, addressed members of the council. Read More…

Smoking Ban in Indoor Places in Bulgaria with No Results

high quality dunhill cigsThe introduction of a smoking ban in indoor public places in Bulgaria did not led to serious reduction of the number of smokers in the country, shows the data of the latest research of the National Centre for the Study of Public Opinion, provided for FOCUS News Agency. Read More…