Monthly Archives: July 2011

Arts Council will sell artwork donated by R.J. Reynolds

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has acquired $700,000 worth of artwork that it plans to sell for the benefit of council programs and funded groups.

Should the feds and Big Tobacco share the costs of smoking?

OTTAWA – Should the feds and Big Tobacco share the burden for the costs of smoking?

Japan Tobacco to Pay $450 Million for Sudan Cigarette Maker

Japan Tobacco Inc. agreed to pay $450 million for a cigarette maker operating in Sudan and oil- rich South Sudan, which gained independence this month after a rebellion that lasted almost 50 years.

Ontario takes action to help the millions who continue to smoke

The Hamilton Academy of Medicine congratulates the Ontario government for its decision to fund smoking cessation medications as part of the Ontario Drug Benefit Plan, effective August 4. This is an essential element of a comprehensive anti-smoking strategy that includes prevention programs, counseling and support, and tough tobacco control measures.

Slow recovery for Zimbabwe tobacco

Sales of tobacco have fetched US$345.2 million (R2.4 billion) in Zimbabwe so far this year, with a seasonal average of US$2.78 a tobacco zimbabwekilogram.

San Antonio Housing Authority to ban smoking indoors and outdoor

To the list of places where smokers no longer will be able to light up — government buildings, parks, restaurants and bars — public housing residents in San Antonio soon will add one more: their own homes.

Something new from an old flame

Faced with a growing crackdown on smoking, the iconic lighter brand is using its rugged, adventurous but trusted characteristics toscene-with-Zippo extend its product lines.

From Vogue model to crack addict

A FORMER model told yesterday how she was plucked from council estate obscurity to catwalk glamour – and ended up with a deanna-ashby£600-a-day drug habit.

Australia’s new drug survey report

The National Drug Strategy Household Survey Report drugs2010, which indicates the behaviour and attitudes of Australians to drug use, shows reductions in daily tobacco smoking, a range of mixed findings on alcohol and an overall rise in illicit drug use.