Daily Archives: August 26, 2009

Cuba Increases Control on Cigars

HAVANA TIMES, - Cuban customs authorities have increased the control of Cuban cigars leaving the country with the introduction of a new resolution. The new law states that the 50 cigars travelers are currently allowed to take out of the country without a receipt must be in sealed and stamped genuine cigar boxes with an official hologram sticker.cigars

Smoking opponents fired up

People are driving from Topeka to Lawrence to eat in smoke-free restaurants.

WHO urges €2 increase in cigarette prices

IRELAND SHOULD continue to increase the price of cigarettes to put them out of reach of young people, according to a senior policy adviser to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

E Cigarettes Gain Popularity Despite FDA Warning

A few weeks ago, the FDA put out information that at first glance looked like the e cigarette was a danger to the public because of the diethylene glycol that was found in one of 18 cartridges tested.

Economies paying high price for smoking

Tobacco use costs the global economy hundreds of billions of euro a year, new research revealed today.

Are taxes on tobacco products working to decrease smoking?

So far the new $1-per-pack state sales tax seems to be making a lot of smokers cut back or give up. If this holds true, the Florida tax stands to save the taxpayer a lot more than the $1 billion.

FDA Moves Forward on Implementation of Tobacco Law

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced an action regarding the implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The Agency has officially established the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC).