Daily Archives: September 4, 2009

Plantation appreciation

The entry to Mount Harmon Plantation, in Earleville, Md., leads two miles down a narrow gravel lane flanked by enormous sycamore and osage orange trees.

Health Official Issues E-Cigarette Warning

Lexington, KY - Health advocates think Kentucky should follow Oregon’s lead in stamping out electronic cigarettes. Oregon was the first to ban the sale of the new products, also called “e-cigarettes,” but they are still available elsewhere, including in Kentucky. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is fighting a legal challenge from two distributors after the FDA confiscated product shipments in Oregon.

Tobacco Worm Mystery

Where have all the tobacco worms gone? We need some answers to this mystery. I guess that question could use a little explanation.

Reactions to the Preventative Health Taskforce report

Earlier this week a Federal Government commissioned taskforce relayed the results of research into preventative health strategies, providing an insight into the possible future of regulation for food and beverage manufacturers.

Reynolds American Inc. Recognized for Leadership in Corporate Sustainability

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., - Reynolds American Inc. has been recognized as a leader in corporate sustainability for the second consecutive year by being awarded membership in the 2009-2010 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North American), effective Sept. 21, 2009. RAI is the only U.S. tobacco company and one of only 146 North American companies on the index.

Big tobacco sues FDA!

Legal news for Kentucky marketing attorneys. Big tobacco claims the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act violates rights.

Public relations blitz takes cue from tobacco companies’ past tactics

Bill Carteaux paced the stage with the intensity of a general about to send troops into bloody battle.