Daily Archives: October 19, 2009

A better lifestyle

Most people on campus scoff at the smoking ban implemented in January of 2008.

Atlantic City to debate casino smoking ban

ATLANTIC CITY - Smoke swirled around Barbara DePierro’s head as she used one hand to puff on a cigarette and the other to play a slot machine at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort.

More Evidence Is Needed to Decide Whether Smoking Bans Are Good

Just kidding. The report, which an Institute of Medicine committee issued yesterday, concludes, per the press release, that “smoking bans reduce the risk of heart attacks associated with secondhand smoke.” The committee’s chairwoman, Lynn Goldman, a professor of environmental health sciences at Johns Hopkins, sums up the report’s findings this way:

E-cigarettes: In need of FDA regulation?

New York - They look like cigarettes, but they have names most people have never heard of: Gamucci, Cloud 9, and Njoy.

Bay Area hooked on hookah

On a recent Friday night in Palo Alto, three young women sat at a sidewalk table outside an old brick building that once housed Mills the Florist, a shop that has gone up in smoke. In its place is Da Hookah Spot, a lounge where people gather to cigarette-store.biz/online/al-fakher from a water pipe for hours at a time.

Oklahoma may miss $1M in taxes on tobacco

The Oklahoma Tax Commission is missing out on more than $1 million a month in tax collections by refusing to strongly enforce state tobacco tax laws, an Oklahoma City wholesaler has alleged.