Daily Archives: October 5, 2009

Blackware and the art of smoking expression

Smoked pottery has been made for centuries in East Africa, as any visitor to the Uganda Museum or British Museum can confirm.

Users love ‘e-cigarettes,’ but FDA wants to take closer look

Julie Woessner puffs on an electronic cigarette and feels a vapor full of nicotine wafting deep into her lungs.

Why France Might Put Warning Labels on Airbrushed Photos

Like many Western countries, France requires health warnings on tobacco and alcohol and similar labels on processed food containing genetically modified ingredients. France’s regulators are also notoriously tough on marketing campaigns that make false product claims. Now some French legislators want to take consumer protection to an unprecedented level, requiring that advertisements, product labels and even campaign posters carry a warning when they feature a photograph that’s been digitally enhanced.

Rendell chides Democrats for undoing budget deal

HARRISBURG - Gov. Rendell gave his own party a rare public tongue-lashing yesterday for reneging on the bipartisan budget deal struck two weeks ago.

Canadian bill worries Kentucky tobacco growers

An hour and a half after hearing testimony, a Canadian Senate panel in Ottawa last week approved an anti-smoking bill that Kentucky burley tobacco growers fear may be bad for their business.

FDA Tobacco Summit

October 8, 2009
9:00AM - 3:00PM
Troutman Sanders Washington D.C. Office
401 9th Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington D.C. 20004