Daily Archives: November 15, 2010

Resolution Elusive in Debate Over NY Cigarette Tax

New York’s latest attempt to tax lucrative Native American smokeshop sales to non-Indian customers has generated mountains of Indian Cigaretteslegal briefs, hours of argument and a seemingly constant flurry of court decisions.

Camel promotion under fire: Reynolds is again accused of trying to appeal to children

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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has launched another edgy marketing campaign for Camel cigarettes, this time having the iconic mascot visiting nine trendy U.S. destinations before coming home to Winston-Salem.

Reduction of Tobacco Use Could Devastate Business in Africa

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The tobacco industry unmasked

In dealing with tobacco and its health, social, economic, and environmental harms, governments should be guided by the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. This is an evidence-based treaty that reaffirms the right of all people to the highest standard of health. It is a response to the globalization of the tobacco epidemic, which claims 5.4 million lives each year.