Daily Archives: May 4, 2010

Big tobacco’s huff and puff is just hot air

Legal threats over plain cigarette packaging have no basis in law.

Schwarzenegger vetoes beach smoking ban

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday vetoed a measure that would have banned smoking in state parks and beaches, calling it Schwarzenegger smoking“an improper intrusion of government into people’s lives.’’

Tobacco Companies are Using Social Networking Sites to Promote their Products

The largest tobacco companies are turning to Social Networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace to promote their tobacco on Social Networking sitesproducts in violation of international treaties that ban tobacco advertisements, according to a research carried out by University of Sydney public health research team which appeared in the recent issue of the British Medical Journal.