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Having snuffed out my Marlboro, I am presently enjoying a Montecristo … When Raúl Castro is your Milton Friedman, you’re ready for the intellectual firing squad. The thought process of Australia’s legislators should be stood up against the wall of commo
Although FDA may have authority to regulate premium cigars, that does not mean it should. As Congress has already noted, premium cigars have unique characteristics that suggest a different regulatory standard than for other tobacco products. And if FDA f
’s the sneakiness of it that annoys me. Increasing the size of your cigarillos (Hey kids! Not only do our cool cigarette-cigar hybrids come in wacky flavours there’s more tobacco goodness in each puff!) to sidestep the Tobacco Act is not something lawmake
One of my earliest memories of smell is that of my father’s cigar … My father’s heart got weak. He had to quit his cigars. I kept smoking the cigars and the cigarettes. My father, ever the cleaner at the beach cottage, would empty my ashtrays, never
We are trendsetters in the Tobacco Control Movement. Rhode Island has the second highest cigarette excise tax, the third lowest youth smoking rate and now, our capital city has put Rhode Island on the map once again.
Are all these products better or worse than old-fashioned cigarettes? While products that do not burn tobacco are less risky, there is the danger their users will graduate to or use them alongside their more lethal relatives that burn regular and menthol
No amount of regulations can end all smoking; therefore, it is still important to respect those who do smoke by creating laws that allow for people to smoke without harming putting others’ health at risk. Cigar bars that require an hour of ventilation be
Publishing a private Facebook photo of the prime minister’s son and linking it to a policy the newspaper presumably feels is unfair to its readership seems unfair and invasive. What exactly did News Corp learn from Leveson?
Whipkey argues that a selective, properly-implemented smoking ban is actually a boon to cigar smokers. … almost anyone, smoker or not, appreciates the ability to have a choice when it comes to sitting in a cloud of smoke over the course of an evening.”
1. Tobacco taxes are regressive. … One may make the paternalistic argument that the tax makes some low-income smokers better off by forcing them to quit, but many who continue to smoke will be among those who can least afford it. 2. Smokers already