Daily Archives: June 24, 2011

New York City’s New Cigarette Prohibition

NY smoking ban

Tobacco Bonds Gain Favor on Potential Steady Income: Muni Credit

Ending a $7.1 billion dispute between states and cigarette makers may prevent future litigation and provide tobacco-backed bonds with more predictable income streams.

Big Tobacco targets city ordinance

WORCESTER — Big Tobacco wants a federal judge to snuff out the citywide ban on all visible tobacco product advertising.

Banning “light” from cigarette packs falls short

NEW YORK - More and more countries are banning the words “light” and “mild” from cigarette packs, but a new study suggests that may not be enough to dispel smokers’ misbeliefs that the products are safer.