Daily Archives: October 15, 2009

Euro-Zone Consumer Prices Fall

LONDON — Euro-zone consumer prices fell on a year-to-year basis for the fourth consecutive month in September, weighed down by weaker transport, housing and food costs, data showed Thursday.

FDA chief: Regaining your trust

NEW YORK - In May, Margaret Hamburg became the 21st commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, a beleaguered agency that has long been criticized for its mishandling of food crises and for drug recalls such as the Vioxx debacle.

Smoking banned, come 2010

Tuesday’s Student Government Association meeting saw the open dialogue and discussion of two resolutions that will affect Towson’s campus population.

Imperial Tobacco destroyed 7 million pages of research on smoking

MONTREAL — Imperial Tobacco Canada destroyed seven million pages of research which included decades worth of studies that indicated the devastating effects of smoking, a new medical journal article alleges.

The environmental price of every cigarette

WE all know that smoking can kill. It pollutes the air and leads to untold damage … But does it harm the environment? Apparently, yes, it does.

Health officials to help enforce smoking ban

Public health officers will be involved in the enforcement of smoking regulations across the country.

Chileans are still the heaviest smokers despite a strict anti-tobacco law

SANTIAGO, Chile — When a strict anti-tobacco law came into effect three years ago, Maria Eugenia Avila scoffed. She had no intention of quitting the two packs a day she was delightfully smoking. She just stopped going to malls.