Daily Archives: December 21, 2011

Public health groups ask Orange Bowl, NCAA to pull cigar company sponsorship

Several public health organizations are calling on the Orange Bowl and the NCAA to pull a three-year deal with Camacho Cigars, saying tobacco promotions like the Florida cigar company’s sponsorship of the football games have no place in sports and shouldn’t be allowed under federal tobacco marketing restrictions.

NYC roll-your-own cigs shop to close after lawsuit

A company that was helping New York smokers avoid high taxes by having them roll their own cigarettes on machines in the store has agreed to shut down after being sued by the city.

Tobacco firms ‘misled’ public about additives

The tobacco industry is accused today of misleading smokers over the safety of additives in cigarettes.