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Flavored Tobacco Ban In NY Convenience Stores? Cancer Society Says Products Aimed At Kids

Written on June 1, 2013 at 1:44 pm, by

They come in brightly colored, shiny packages in fun flavors like chocolate, blueberry, gummy bear, wine and pink berry. But the American Cancer Society says the little cigars and packages of loose tobacco are aimed at kids and are just as deadly as cigarettes. The American Cancer Society is pushing to make New York the […]

Sustain Legal Tobacco Industry

Written on May 29, 2013 at 1:45 pm, by

Kingsley Wheaton, British American Tobacco’s Group Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, has stated that if governments, the world over, do not ensure that they maintain a legal tobacco industry, people will patronise black market sources for cigarettes to smoke and deny governments of taxes. In a release issued recently following this year’s ‘World No […]

Tobacco tax is one more damper on the recovery

Written on May 19, 2013 at 1:40 pm, by

Increasing taxes at a time when Florida’s businesses and consumers are already strained is not a sound policy decision. President Obama has released his Fiscal Year 2014 budget, and he plans to raise the tax on cigarettes from $1.01 to $1.95 per pack. Additionally, Congress has introduced legislation to increase the federal excise tax rate […]

County pushes for local tobacco taxes

Written on March 8, 2013 at 11:32 am, by

Oregon legislators will hear the pros and cons of higher tobacco taxes for the second time this week at a public hearing scheduled for Friday in Salem over a proposal to empower local municipalities to raise local cigarette taxes. House Bill 2870 is a top priority for Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen, who mentioned it […]

Kristen Stewart Dumps Cigs, SolarCigarette Suggests Use of Electronic Cigarette for Other Who Also Want to Quit the Cancer Sticks

Written on July 13, 2012 at 9:47 am, by

Kristen Stewart Dumps Cigs, Solar Cigarette Suggests Use of Electronic Cigarette for Other Who Also Want to Quit the Cancer Sticks Electronic cigarettes are a great help for many celebrities who go for a healthier lifestyle. With the use of the electric device, smoking is made safer for them and their non-smoking counterparts. And following […]

Leading E Cigarette Retailers See Rise In Sales As Demand For The Product Increases

Written on June 22, 2012 at 9:54 am, by

Nicolites, one of the UK’s top online retailers of electronic cigarette products and accessories, has announced a substantial rise in sales of late and is quick to place this recent success down to a clear increase in demand for smoke-free cigarettes. Although sceptical at first, it seems that smokers are rapidly coming round to the […]

Electronic Cigarette Site Opens “Store” with Products for Free

Written on June 15, 2012 at 9:59 am, by

Ecig Advanced, an electronic cigarettes news and review site, has just launched an online rewards store for members of its forums. Members will now accumulate points as they post helpful content, encourage new members to join and more. Those points can be redeemed for free e-cigarette products from kits to “e-liquid”. A full guide to […]

Are Electronic Cigarettes the Only Effective Fire Prevention Plan against Cigarette Fires?

Written on June 5, 2012 at 10:03 am, by

According to the National Fire Protection Agency, fires caused by cigarettes are responsible for 25 percent of all fires started in the U.S. While household fires have declined, residential fires caused by cigarettes have increased by 19 percent in the past year. “Obviously, the changes made to tobacco cigarettes in an attempt to control residential […]

Massachusetts Proposes Anti-Tobacco Propaganda Where Tobacco is Sold

Written on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 am, by

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is preparing to post propaganda pictures in some 9,000 locations where tobacco is sold using a federal stimulus grant of $ 316,000 to at least partially pay to print them. That hardly contributes to job creation and economic recovery in the state, according to the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers […]

Electronic Cigarette Sales Soar in Eastern Europe

Written on May 7, 2012 at 10:07 am, by

Hungary was one of the countries recently imposing a smoking ban, with bans being implemented across all public transport, hospitals, airports, public and federal buildings in 2010. A further nationwide smoke-free law covering all public spaces including workplaces, clubs, pubs, restaurants, underpasses and public bus stops were placed in effect from January 2012. According to […]