Daily Archives: June 25, 2010

As state smoking ban nears, company touts e-cigarettes

JOHNSON CREEK — What appears to be smoke dissipates quickly, and there is no lingering smell.

Seneca: Cigarette tax bill is a throwback to ‘termination era’

IRVING, N.Y. – A bill passed by the New York State legislature to force Indian businesses to collect state taxes on cigarettes sold on reservations violates treaty rights and won’t work, Indian leaders said.

Is the ban on smoking in public still in place?

Between May 1st 2008 and June 1st of the same year, the federal capital territory authority embarked on what some termed an energetic mass oriented campaign, aimed at educating the residents on the ills of smoking and its attendant effects on the society. It was to serve as a precursor to the eventual ban on smoking in public places, a move which expectedly heralded its own unique brand of controversy. While many Abuja residents welcomed the move as timely, not a few others viewed it as a direct attack on their rights and privileges as residents of the capital city.

Clearing The Air On Tobacco Order 2005

As long as you smoke in an area not listed on the ‘prohibited’ list of the Tobacco Order 2005, then you will not face the penalty of a fine.

Proposal would allow food service in restaurant bars that allow smoking

Although voters delivered a clear message with passage of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act in 2006 that they didn’t want smoking in restaurants, state health officials this morning will consider a regulation that anti-smoking advocates say would violate the law.

Altria vs. the FDA: More than a Mild Dispute

Marlboro Lights are no more. From now on smokers will have to ask for cigs4us.biz/marlboro-cigarette/marlboro-lights. Corporations do not change iconic brands lightly. In this case cigarette manufacturer Altria Group (MO) had no choice. The Food & Drug Administration, which as of last year regulates tobacco products, banned the use of the words “mild,” “light,” or “low tar” on packages effective on June 22. The agency says such cigarettes are just as harmful as regular ones.