Daily Archives: June 14, 2010

Cigarette Retailers Sue to Block Rule Requiring Antismoking Posters

The nation’s three big tobacco companies, and trade associations representing hundreds of New York City bodegas and convenience smoking imagestores, are challenging the city’s latest salvo in the antismoking wars: graphic images of diseased brains, lungs and teeth that are posted where cigarettes are sold.

Michigan’s burning question about tobacco settlement money

The story of Pittsburgh’s recovery and what policymakers in Detroit and Lansing can do to emulate it was the subject of a key panel at the recent Mackinac Policy Conference.

In Tokyo, Zero Style Mint Is On Fire

Not so very long ago, Japan was a smokers’ paradise. In the mid-1960s, in fact. That’s when nearly one in two adults smoked,

Smoking ban starts. Well, not completely

In the final weeks before the statewide smoking ban goes into effect, bar and restaurant owners, building inspectors and the police are finding themselves peering through a haze of unanswered questions regarding the new state law.