Physicians warnings ignored by indifferent government. Bidi workers with TB are three times more prone to die. According to the Indian Health Department, bidi crop cultivation occupied 35 percent of the area under tobacco cultivation.
11:51 Jan 15, 2010
Bloomberg's Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use, which was established in 2005 and includes a $125 million commitment, will be extended with a new $250 million, four-year commitment
04:27 Jul 24, 2008
Nearly 40% of under-fives are believed to be exposed to tobacco smoke at home, and smoke may be responsible for up to 6,000 deaths per year in the US alone, in young children.
03:24 Jun 26, 2007
Tobacco lobbyists and politicians spare in this controversal comedy, highlighting Washington D.C.'s underside.
15:10 Oct 18, 2006
Tobacco interests have intentionally added similar sounding but drastically different initiatives to the ballot in Arizona and Ohio.
17:10 Oct 3, 2006
That's what a smoker recently said on her blog. When you write a book or even an article the publisher wants to know what gives you the credentials to write this story... and I'll give that at the end.
06:08 Aug 22, 2006
A combat zone is not the ideal place for Soldiers to quit a bad habit, but a dozen took the plunge anyway during a recent Smoking Cessation Class.
04:20 Jun 6, 2006
In an effort to prevent fires caused by cigarettes, Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today signed Senate Bill 2302, sponsored by Sen. William Haine and Rep. Daniel Burke.
12:25 May 27, 2006
On Friday, Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee signed smokefree restaurant legislation into law. 'The more people we can protect from secondhand smoke, the better,' said Huckabee.
10:14 Apr 16, 2006
The GAO report highlights the fact that states are addicted to tobacco money, despite the fact that the revenue stream is in jeopardy from pending legal challenges...
05:03 Apr 13, 2006
In every battle for clean indoor air, tobacco interests argue that clean indoor air will hurt business in restaurants and bars.
03:08 Feb 12, 2006
A new advertising campaign for Camel cigarettes, the second-most smoked cigarette brand among teens, has raised the ire of three state Attorneys General.
15:16 Dec 13, 2005
The Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly gave Third Reading, final approval to the Smoke-free Places Act. The bill requires all workplaces (including restaurants and bars) to be smokefree...
18:24 Nov 7, 2005
This month, the California legislature overwhelmingly passed fire-safe cigarette legislation. The bill now goes to Governor Schwarzenegger for his signature or veto.
17:29 Sep 12, 2005