Archive for September, 2012

Sep 28 2012

Passive smokers ‘20% more forgetful

Living with a smoker is not only bad for your health; it can also lead to memory loss, according to a new study.

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Sep 27 2012

Youth survey finds alcohol, drugs and tobacco use decreasing

Published by under Tobacco news

A new research shows, alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco use is much less in the past two years, local high school students.

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Sep 26 2012

Make cigarettes unaffordable for young people

I mean the letters in the newspapers, claiming that the introduction of higher excise tax increase on tobacco is bad for our country due to the growth of illicit trade.

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Sep 25 2012

FDA Issues Fact Sheet on Tobacco Warnings

Published by under Tobacco news

Six violations within 48 months could result in a $ 10,000 fine.

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Sep 24 2012

Tobacco firms violation of anti-smoking legislation

With health authorities focus on the eradication of polio, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the government seems to turn a blind to eye to blatant violations of the anti-tobacco law. WHO official in Karachi News reported that some international companies, cigarettes – display their muscles to health officials – was discovered placing the brand images of their products in retail outlets.

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Sep 21 2012

R.J. Grandson Reynolds warns McLennan County teens on tobacco use

Published by under Youth smoking

The grandson of tobacco magnate R.J. Reynolds came to the McLennan County this week to warn the local students from products that built his family empire.

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Sep 20 2012

Anti-smoking activists rally against tobacco meeting

Hundreds of people rallied near the Jakarta Convention Center on Wednesday to protest the opening World Tobacco Asia 2012 exhibition.

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Sep 19 2012

Tobacco shares soar as investors get back in the habit

Published by under Cigarette news

Investors would abandon tobacco in recent weeks amid concerns about the threat of a new law in France and Russia, but they seem to have returned to the habit.

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