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Smoking hot and kicking arse: What makes a female superhero?

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It’s time for you lazy slugs to do some work. I have a book tour coming up in a few weeks, and I need to work on a couple of stump speeches. One of the topics I really wanted to look at was female action heroes.

No clear path in budget battles

South Dakota lawmakers receive the final revenue report of the 2010 legislative session Monday morning.

Big tobacco wields First Amendment argument

WASHINGTON — Tobacco companies are relying heavily on the First Amendment in challenging the government’s prosecution of cigarette makers under the federal racketeering statute.

Tobacco funds looking good

More than a decade ago, state senators decided they wanted to makes sure the millions of dollars coming from federal settlements with tobacco companies would be used for health-related purposes.

Food Companies Face Fees Under Obama Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON—Food companies and drug makers could face more than $250 million in new fees under a proposal included in the Food

Takes Additional Steps to Prevent Underage Electronic Cigarette Use

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-The leading global electronic cigarette brand NJOY is calling on other companies in its new and burgeoning e- cigarettesindustry to adopt higher standards for preventing access to and use of electronic cigarettes by people under the legal age to smoke.

Smokers worse off in life evaluation, mood, depression, basic access

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Smokers trail nonsmokers in well-being, regardless of income bracket, according to Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index data collected in 2008 and 2009. In every income group, smokers are less likely than nonsmokers to be “thriving” by at least 12 percentage points.

NYPD takes on Indians to halt billion $ flow

OHAWK NATION OF AKWESASNE — The NYPD has gone on the reservation — sending its drug czar upstate to try to help cut off a massive pipeline of pot and ecstasy to the city run by Mohawk Indian smugglers on the Canadian border.

Where smokers are a menace

RESPIRATORY infections emanating from tobacco smoking that spans a decade or so is a health hazard in Dodoma Region. A wide range of tobacco preparations including snuff (ugoro) and varieties of crude homemade cigarettes are popular here and other parts of the country. Health complications wrought by tobacco smoking vary from life-threatening pneumonia in children to outright impotence in men. More dangerous narcotic drugs are also prevalent, reports Staff Writer SOSTHENES MWITA.