Daily Archives: August 31, 2009

China Is Finally Getting Tough On Smoking

In a striking case for country of 350 million smokers, a man in the southwestern Chinese metropolis of Chongqing was jailed for five days for smoking in a wholesale market, according to local newspaper the Chongqing Evening News.

Smoke-Free Laws Push Questionable Tobacco Alternatives

LANSING, Mich. - Not being able to light up legally in a public place in many Michigan communities doesn’t mean the tobacco companies and others have stopped trying to get people hooked on nicotine. A raft of new products are hitting the marketplace, designed to allow people to inhale or ingest nicotine without smoke - and that has the American Lung Association concerned.