Tag Archives: time to regulate tobacco

What would happen if Americans stopped smoking?

The number of New Yorkers who smoke dropped to an all-time low of 14 percent this year, Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced late last NY smoking banweek. That’s down from 22 percent in 2002 and translates into 450,000 fewer adult New Yorkers who smoke than did a decade ago.

New York Indian Tribes Balking At Cigarette-Tax Collection

ALBANY - In less than two weeks, the state plans to collect revenue from cigarettes sold to non-tribal members on Indian reservations.

About time for the FDA to regulate tobacco

The reforming smoker in the Oval Office is waiting to put his presidential pen to a bill that would finally give the Food and Drug Administration the power to regulate tobacco. All he needs is for the Senate to pass it.