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Tobacco giants lose bid to keep cigarettes on display in Scottish shops

One of the largest tobacco companies in the world has lost its latest legal battle with the plans of the ban on open display of cigarettes in shops.

2010: The best year for tobacco control

Public health campaigners are often critical of governments. We argue that not enough is being done. We worry about the magnitude tobacco controlof the problems we face, the direct and indirect opposition, the slow pace of action, and the reluctance of politicians to give prevention the priority it merits.

New Law in South Dakota Creates Mixed Signals In Establishment

The smoking ban passed in November that South Dakota voters thought was pretty clear is proving instead to be hazy.south dakota

Anti-Tobacco Organizations Criticize Tobacco-Sponsored Competitions

Anti-tobacco advocates criticized a tobacco company’s decision to sponsor a sport competition, calling this move a “skilful advertising of their product rather than charity”.

YouTube used to sell tobacco

Tobacco companies have turned to video-sharing website YouTube to market their products, new research from Otago University has revealed.

Big Tobacco not just in Liberal pockets

The Coalition has been exposed this week for its links to Big Tobacco. But Labor party heavyweights are certainly no clean-skins when it comes to accepting cash from the cigarette industry.

Tobacco Taxes Finance Terrorism

The next terror attack on America could be a self-inflicted wound — specifically, a cigarette burn.

Electronic Cigarette Wholesaler Empowered After U.S. Judge Decision Against FDA

On the eve of one of the most important and influential decisions to hit the United States of America within the last decade, electronic cigarettes now have a chance to leap forward and compete with the tobacco empire. This, in itself represents a tremendous opportunity for investors looking to make big bucks from a once struggling e-cigarette industry. Opportunity amongst uncertainty speaks front, right and center for this little company out of the United Kingdom. Up until January, the uncertainty aspect undoubtedly outweighed the two factors, however, times have changed drastically since then. The headlines couldn’t be more foretelling of the unmistakable opportunities lying within Mobile Media Unlimited Holdings (OTC:MMUH). For readers who are new to the company, we recommend you read our introductory company article entitled, “Landmark Victory for E-Cigarette Industry Against the FDA Leaves Plenty of Opportunities“, written and introduced by our Publisher, Michael Vlaicu. The first article was from a much more technical standpoint, gearing towards those chart scanning, number crunching fanatics out there. Consequently, this one will take a look at the fundamental business model, as well as the economic conditions surrounding the company and its future prospectus.

Cigarette Smoking at Lowest Levels in NIDA’s 2009 Monitoring the Future Survey

WASHINGTON – Methamphetamine use among teens appears to have dropped significantly in recent years, according to NIDA’s annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey, released today at a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. However, declines in marijuana use have stalled, and prescription drug abuse remains high, the survey reported.