Archive for December, 2011

Dec 30 2011

New Year tax respite

Published by under Cigarette taxes

Beer and cigarette makers will have a tax reprieve of at least one month after Parliament’s delay in passing the Finance Bill left the Treasury without authority to collect new taxes.

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Dec 30 2011

Second-hand smoke

Peter Lavac, a Sydney lawyer, fitness fanatic and champion surf skier, thought something was wrong when he was not breathing as freely.

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Dec 30 2011

Nicotine patches boosted in benefits list

Published by under Tobacco news

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Dec 29 2011

NYC Life Expectancy Is Seen Linked to Anti-Smoking Policy

Published by under Tobacco news

New York City heart-disease deaths have dropped 28 percent since 2002, a decrease the Health Department attributes to bans on public smoking, cigarette taxes and ads depicting tobacco-related illnesses.

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Dec 29 2011

Spice’ makers alter recipes to sidestep state laws banning synthetic marijuana

Published by under Smoking ban

Just months after Virginia and dozens of other states banned synthetic marijuana, the chemists who make it have found a way to outfox lawmakers.

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Dec 29 2011

Riverside Shore locations go smoke-free

Published by under Tobacco news

Riverside Shore locations go smoke-free

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Dec 28 2011

FORMER TOBACCO INSIDER REVEALS THE KEY INGREDIENT TO QUIT SMOKING

Published by under Tobacco news

Local business owner Steve Gardiner worked in the tobacco industry in Africa for over five years. During this period he saw the chemicals and additives that were added to cigarettes that “addict” people and create a craving for cigarettes even when they know they should give up.

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Dec 28 2011

New ad campaign emphasizes dangers linked to secondhand smoke exposure

Secondhand cigarette smoke is unsafe and is linked to numerous forms of illness and disease, including asthma, sudden infant death syndrome, heart disease and lung cancer.
That’s why the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is launching its new “Unsafe Campaign” to educate Kentuckians about the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke and its potential effect on family members, friends, co-workers and passersby.
The campaign is entirely federally funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant dollars.

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