Daily Archives: April 4, 2011

Manufacturing continues growth in March 2011 for 20th straight month

Tempe, Arizona - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 20th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 22nd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Malawi can relieve her tobacco puffing hiccups with pepper

Looking at their faces, one could easily tell that they were confused, impatient, angry and frustrated. Who could blame them? For it takes them about six months of toiling to produce high quality leaf in their fields before bringing it on the market for sale to solicit money for sustaining their bodies, souls and minds and those of dependents.

Why is smoking back in fashion?

When Kate Moss lit up as she walked down the catwalk during Paris Fashion Week, it instantly sparked a media controversy. Here, kate-mossour tobacco devotee asks why, despite all the dire health warnings, fashion is falling back in love with smoking.

Rolling back state smoking ban would be a first in U.S.

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House’s vote last week to exempt casinos from the 2008 Smoke Free Illinois Act could lead to a first in the nation’s history – the first time a state has weakened a statewide smoking ban.