Jay-Z has reportedly invited a high-end cigar roller to join him on tour this summer. The 43-year-old rapper is hitting the road with Justin Timberlake for their Legends of Summer tour later this year
San Rafael Smoking Ban: California City Bars Smoking In Duplexes, Condominiums And Other Multi-Family Homes Bans Smoking in Multi Family Homes A San Francisco suburb on Monday banned smoking in duplexes, condominiums and other multi-family homes, with city leaders saying they hoped to lead a wave of such regulations across California and ultimately the […]
A panel of experts recently agreed that breathing diesel exhaust fumes does cause cancer. The IARC (International Agency for the Research of Cancer), a division of the WHO has been researching the effects of diesel fumes on those employed in high risk field such as: Minors, railways workers and truck […]
The young Syrian in the white undershirt cradled a toddler in his arms as he sat beneath a line of laundry strung up between two stout gum trees. He stared out from behind the rusty metal gate of the disused tobacco warehouse that is now home to hundreds of Syrian refugees, most of whom are from the flashpoint town of Jisr al-Shughour, some 40 kilometers south of the Turkish border
I checked my disguise in the mirror: a ski hat and sunglasses did a good job of concealing my identity, even if I did look absurd.
On March 3, Sonam Tshering, a Buddhist monk, was sentenced to three years in prison in the Himalayan nation of Bhutan. His crime
A Florida jury awarded a 92-year-old man $1.9 million in compensatory damages for the death of his wife, a former two-pack-a-day Marlboro smoker who started when she was 16 and died in her 70s, attorneys said Thursday. The jury of five women and one man deliberated for slightly more than a day before deciding on the amount, attorneys for both sides said.
In the 1960s and 1970s, Big Tobacco was widely viewed as the model for effective special-interest lobbying. “My own view is that in many ways, the tobacco industry invented the kind of special-interest lobbying that has become so characteristic of the late 20th- and earlier 21st-century American politics,” said Allan Brandt, dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
The U.S. Senate on Thursday struck the most devastating legislative blow in history to Big Tobacco, giving the Food and Drug Administration authority over the industry. The new bill, which passed in the House in April, includes tough new restrictions on advertising, like allowing only black-and-white-text ads in magazines with substantial youth readerships; mandates that manufacturers prove or stop using claims like “light” and “low tar”; a ban on flavored cigarettes ; and provisions for large, graphic warning labels
Larry Jukes said he remembers when he could buy 10 cigarette packs for $2.50.