Monthly Archives: May 2012

Beware of tobacco industry interference

On May 31 people around the world celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). This year, WHO has chosen the “tobacco industry” as its theme to emphasize the need to remain vigilant for any attempts of the tobacco industry to undermine the control of production activities, which adversely affects the tobacco drive.

High levels of taxation may limit the sale of tobacco

Ammonia, arsenic, butane, lead, tar and many of the harmful chemicals found in cigarettes, and so it is with paan masala. Conversely, a dry anti-money laundering, belifal, dates, cherries, aniseeds, cardamom and mint can be a fantastic alternative for cancer tobacco products.

Armstrong vs R.J.Reynolds

Lance Armstrong, the cycling champion and cancer survivor, raises $ 1.5 million for the ballot measure to add $ 1 a pack cigarette tax to California, as well as the tobacco industry has put much of the $ 40.7 million to end it.

Legislature OKs Medicaid cuts may not vote on the cigarette tax

The Illinois House of Representatives and the Senate on Thursday passed pieces of repair Medicaid, including legislation reducing $ 1.6 billion from the program. Governor Pat Quinn commended the legislators, but they say that their work will not be finalized until they are at $ 1 per pack tax on cigarettes.

Support for new tobacco California tax

Worldwide TV advertising campaign by tobacco companies substantially reduced in favor of tobacco tax initiative in less than two weeks before the election.

Australia says the Big Tobacco WTO help applicants

• Plan for Australia on the gray box call

Tobacco getting started in Bluegrass

Tobacco is set around the state.

Local teens help smoking hit all-time low in-NC

A new study shows a group of local teenagers are winning the fight against some very grown-up political obstacles: tobacco use and reducing the state budget.

Altria CEO spends his last shareholder meeting

Outgoing Altria Group Inc CEO Michael E. Szymanczyk finished his last shareholders meeting on Thursday, as well as his first – fielding attacks the largest tobacco companies in the country.