Daily Archives: November 23, 2009

Smoking vaccine takes new approach

Smokers have tried a long list of ways to quit: cold turkey, counseling, gum, patches and more.

Support for legalizing marijuana grows rapidly around U.S.

The same day they rejected a gay marriage ballot measure, residents of Maine voted overwhelmingly to allow the sale of medical marijuana over the counter at state-licensed dispensaries.

Tobacco retailers challenge news reports on roll-your-own, pipe tobaccos

COLUMBUS, Ga. — The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) is challenging news reports regarding the labeling switch of some roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco brands to pipe tobacco by their manufacturers to avoid tax increases, as well as to claims that pipe tobaccos, which have been flavored for more than five centuries, are designed to appeal to minors.

Does tobacco industry need to be saved?

Tobacco tax increases are the most effective way to encourage people to stop smoking.

Smoking can make H1N1 effects worse

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has named groups of people at a high risk of developing serious complications from H1N1 Influenza.