Daily Archives: December 9, 2011

Tobacco haters, kick your filthy habit

Boston’s ban on e-cigarettes shows what’s really driving the war on smoking: a weird desire to re-engineer our lifestyles.

Tobacco committee met establish strategy

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) in its pursuit to align itself with WHO/Frame Work Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) requirement has sanctioned the establishment of a tobacco taskforce committee, whose role and responsibility is to overseer the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all tobacco free initiatives taken place in the country.

Tobacco Control Cell registers case against Philip Morris

In a landmark development, the Tobacco Control Cell has commenced legal proceedings against cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris Pakistan Limited for violation of binding stipulations concerning tobacco advertising.

Alcohol, tobacco tax hike sought

Cobb officials pitched recommendations to the county’s legislative delegation Thursday ranging from increased alcohol and cigarette taxes to a higher reimbursement from the state for jail inmates.