Daily Archives: September 1, 2011

Philip Morris: tobacco firm using FOI laws to access secret academic data

Philip Morris International has tried to force the University of Stirling to hand over secret data into teenage smoking and cigarette marlboro cigarettespackaging gathered over more than a decade.

Upward trend in marijuana use, smokeless tobacco

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Alcohol use by Indiana sixth- through 12th-graders has declined, but findings from the 21st Annual Survey of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use also revealed a continuing increase in marijuana and smokeless tobacco use.

Edgar Cullman Sr., Purveyor of Cigars, Dies at 93

Edgar Cullman Sr., who cultivated Americans’ taste for cigars through General Cigar Co., maker of brands including Macanudo and Edgar CullmanWhite Owl, has died. He was 93.