Daily Archives: December 22, 2010

FDA Reveals Graphic Warnings to be placed on Cigarette Packs

Last Month the Food and Drug Administration revealed 36 health warning labels, nine of which will become a part of each cigarette smoking menpack very soon. The images include corpse, diseased lungs and respiratory masks.

Moody’s takes rating actions on 35 tobacco bond issues

Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday took rating actions on 35 tobacco securitizations affecting about $22 billion of debt due to Moody's Investorsimplications from a recent court ruling and a drop in tobacco consumption.

Lambert finally quits smoking

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport will become smoke-free on Jan. 2, thanks to smoke-free air ordinances in St. Louis and St. Lambert AiroportLouis County, which voters overwhelmingly approved with Proposition N in November 2009.