Daily Archives: September 9, 2009

UK Decline Donations From UK Electronic Cigarette Company

On the 31st August 2009 cheapelectroniccigarettes.co.uk announced that they would be donating 10p of every product to Cancer Research UK. This was done, not only to show that they are good people but to also support a charity who they believed shared the same vision of creating a smoke free environment around the world by offering an alternative to tobacco smoking without the tobacco, tar and the thousands of other chemicals found in traditional cigarettes.

Illinois Governor supports cigarette tax for education

Just about a week ago, a tax increase was applied to alcohol in the state of Illinois.

Obama: government imposed on tobacco, but soda is not tobacco

Gov. Paterson’s proposal to tax soda in New York fizzled, but President Obama believes it may be time to pop a similar sin tax on the nation.

STAR Council looking for tobacco-free kids

The Solutions Toward Addiction Recovery Council, a nonprofit organization that provides services to families suffering from substance abuse challenge and other services, is expanding its horizons in Cleburne.

Tobacco Monthly Exports Improve: Zimbabwe

Harare — A TOTAL of 4 539 tonnes of tobacco worth US$18,8 million was exported to different countries last month.

Prevention program reduces teen tobacco use

Small and midsize communities that are part of the Communities That Care prevention system have reduced alcohol use among eighth graders by almost 25% and cut the use of smokeless tobacco nearly in half, program data showed. A report on the ongoing program found teenagers committed 31% fewer acts of delinquency and students were less likely to begin smoking, drinking or causing trouble.