Daily Archives: March 29, 2010

Junk food is as addictive as heroin and cigarettes

American researchers found burgers, chips and sausages programmed a human brain into craving even more sugar, salt and fat laden Junk foodfood.

British American Tobacco predicts global cigarette consumption to stay stable

British American Tobacco (BAT) on Friday forecast that the world’s consumption of cigarettes was likely to remain fairly stable at 6 British American Tobaccotrillion cigarettes a year, one-third of which are sold in China.

Tobacco Control Act

The Tobacco Control Act 2009 (Act) criminalises the act of smoking in specified areas. The act of smoking is not, in itself, illegal. The aim of this article is to identify the areas where smoking is not allowed; identify the potential consequences of breaking the law, and clarify some of the provisions in the act.

Scientists look to tobacco as a potential biofuel

RICHMOND, Va. — Some researchers say an age-old cash crop long the focus of public health debate could be used to help solve tobacco plantthe nation’s energy crisis, by genetically tobacco-energy-source.