Daily Archives: January 21, 2011

New York gets mixed grades on tobacco control

ALBANY — New York received failing grades from the American Lung Association Thursday for the amount of money it spends on New Yorktobacco prevention and health care coverage for cessation, but it earned A’s for its smoking laws and cigarette tax.

Test drives for the new Williamsburg Camels

R.J. Reynolds just started selling the “Williamsburg” version of its cigarette-store.biz/online/camel — and I don’t know whether to be offended as a smoker, a new Camel williamsburgWilliamsburger or a human being.

Marin cities fare poorly in group’s tobacco control report card

Marin cities are not doing well when it comes to tobacco control policies, earning below a “D” grade on average, according to an Marin citiesAmerican Lung Association report card issued Thursday.