It is as familiar a springtime ritual as the Cheltenham Festival and gridlocked Easter traffic, but this year the tobacco industry is hoping that its annual appeal for leniency from the Chancellor in his Budget may, for once, not fall on deaf ears. Read more
Clergy and cops backed a ban being pushed in the General Assembly to classify blunt wraps — a tobacco leaf often used to roll marijuana — as drug paraphernalia. Read more
The concept of e-cigarettes was initiated to help people who intend to quit smoking. For this purpose, the e-cigarettes have been made readily available on internet with tobacco, strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla flavors and are made accessibly legal for the minors as well. Read more
Big Tobacco suffered a big loss as Vermont Superior Court Judge Dennis Pearson found that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s advertising claims of a “reduced risk” cigarette were deceptive and misleading, in violation of Vermont’s Consumer Fraud Act and a 1998 settlement agreement and court order. Read more
Harare — Tobacco growers have complained about the US$2 000 they get at auction floors saying it is too little. Read more
One of the attractions of golf is spending a day outdoors to enjoy a challenging sport and get some much needed exercise and fresh air. Read more
Tobacco can save lives, scientists at St. George’s Hospital in London have found.
Researchers have created a strain of tobacco that sucks up deadly pond scum that poisons water used for drinking, swimming and bathing. Read more
A new multi-jurisdictional coalition will focus on tobacco control efforts in Rock County and four other counties.
The Southwest Alliance for Tobacco Control will be led by the Family Service Association/Rock County Youth2Youth, said Debbie Fischer, director. Read more