Daily Archives: June 4, 2010

Kagan tested by 1990s battles over tobacco legislation

She was a White House aide who, at the age of 37, had become President Bill Clinton’s point person on a big tobacco bill, impressing veteran Senate Republicans with her hard work and intelligence.

Tobacco farmers cry for attention

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Philippines—Much has been written about presumptive president-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s smoking habit and the efforts of the Department of Health to squash that cigarette.

China Tobacco Control

China has 350 million smokers and 540 million who experience second hand smoke from tobacco use. With China as a member country of WHO FCTC (World Health Organization Framework Conven-tion on Tobacco Control) since 2006, Chinese public health authorities are “pressed” to carry more practical policies on tobacco control.