Daily Archives: September 13, 2010

A G.O.P. Leader Tightly Bound to Lobbyists

WASHINGTON — House Democrats were preparing late last year for the first floor vote on the financial regulatory overhaul when Representative John A. Boehner of Ohio and other Republican leaders summoned more than 100 industry lobbyists and conservative political activists to Capitol Hill for a private strategy session.

What is the government’s take on tobacco, cigarette consumption?

TOBACCO farmers might have a reason to hope that any move pushing for the reduction of tobacco production in the country will not succeed. After all, the recent Philippine national elections put into power a new president who regularly puffs the very end product of their industry. Will P-Noy, preferred nickname of President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III, a known smoker, heed their call?

New Law Aims to Keep Cigarettes Away from Children

Any kind of tobacco, smoked, absorbed, inhaled, sniffed, ingested or chewed must be behind Minnesota store counters. Such tobacco products as – powered e-cigarettes and strawberry-scented little cigars will be difficult to buy for young Minnesotans starting Sunday.