Daily Archives: May 19, 2010

Big Tobacco Cutting Contracts With US Farmers

After years of faithfully supplying leaf to tobacco giant Philip Morris International, farmer Jess Burrier received a postcard, thanking him for his contributions and telling him his service wasn’t needed this year.

Rules for Ohio casinos: No smoking, no alcohol after 2:30 a.m.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Soon you won’t need the trappings of Las Vegas or Atlantic City to gamble like a high roller.smoking in casino

The Battle Over Taxing Soda

The classic way for lobbyists to defend their client’s interest is to insist that they are not actually defending their client’s interest.

New smokeless cigarettes on sale in Tokyo

Japan Tobacco, Inc., began selling a new kind of cigarette that doesn’t release smoke on Monday, but reactions from Japan’s major Zero Style Mintairline companies and Japan Railways on the new cigarette’s use in public transportation are mixed.

Levy huge fines on smokers and eateries

AS part of the obligations under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the Ministry of Health issued a press smoking and eatingrelease recently, announcing that starting from 2011, smoking in all public places will be banned.