Daily Archives: July 9, 2009

Kanawha smoking ban a success

Kanawha County health officials released figures Tuesday they say prove the success of the county’s year-old indoor smoking ban.

Vernon Hills restricts smoking in parks

In an effort to reduce second-hand smoke exposure to children and reduce litter, smoking is being restricted in many Vernon Hills park areas.

Cigarette companies skirt advertising ban

Food and Drug Administration has new powers to regulate tobacco

FDA moving cautiously on tobacco regulation

FDA Regulation Will Broadly Affect Big Tobacco

On June 22, President Barack Obama signed into law a tobacco regulatory bill giving the U.S. Food & Drug Administration oversight of the industry, including the tobacco companies’ manufacturing and marketing practices. The changing regulatory environment has raised questions about the credit implications for the tobacco industry.

An Insider’s Guide to Moscow for Mr. Obama