Daily Archives: April 29, 2011

Unexpected benefits found in tobacco

Researchers with Bay Pines VA Healthcare and the University of South Florida this week announced they have found a compound Alzheimer's disease derived from tobacco that may help memories of Alzheimer’s disease patients.

China bans smoking in public venues - in theory

BEIJING — China launches a ban on smoking in indoor public spaces Sunday but the effort is widely viewed as vague and half-heartedChina bans smoking and few expect it to have much of an impact in the tobacco-addicted country.

Is smoking in public places freedom of choice?

JEDDAH: Whether smoking in public places is a freedom of choice or not is a subject of continuous debate. The large number of smoking-publicsmokers in public places contributes to the rising number of passive or secondhand smokers.

Nebraska lawmakers advance cigarette legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would create a way for Nebraska to collect tobacco tax revenue from American Indian tribes Nebraska lawmakersadvanced Wednesday through a first-round legislative vote.