Daily Archives: September 7, 2009

How safe are e-cigarettes?

Tonya Moraffah takes a deep drag on her cigarette, feels the soothing surge of nicotine and explains what extinguished her 30-year, pack-a-day smoking habit.

China micro cap making a cleaner, healthier cigarette

A new product is emerging out of China that, while it may not entirely remove the health problems associated with smoking, could China Kangtai Cactus Biotech, Inc.significantly reduce the risk to the smokers themselves and those around them. It is a cigarette made with cactus, by Harbin-based China Kangtai Cactus Biotech, Inc. and has just undergone trial marketing with an eye to release the smokes in the fourth quarter of this year.

Branding on cigarette packs misleads smokers

Branding on cigarette packets is being done in such a manner that they mislead smokers into believing some products to be lesscigarette packsharmful than others, according to a study.

Tobacco sales down in wake of new tax

Cigarette sales have plunged, and smokers have been streaming across the border since Florida’s $1-a-pack tax went into effect July 1.

There’s change in the air as smoking ban nears


Cigarettes in films must be banned

The National Commission for Child Protection said Thursday that politicians had to ban the advertising of cigarette in movies.cigs

Tobacco barons charged in U.S.

Two of the founding partners of Six Nations cigarette maker Grand River Enterprises are facing 16 charges related to trafficking of contraband cigarettes in the United States.

Teen Tobacco Use Becomes A Daily Habit

Researchers have found new evidence showing that parents play a key role in whether or not their adolescent children who experiment with tobacco progress to become daily smokers before they graduate from high school.