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Many U.S. Smokers Say Higher Cigarette Taxes Are Unjust

July 23, 2014   Governments have increased taxes on cigarettes in recent years at least partly to discourage smoking, but more than half of U.S. smokers (58%)  see these tax hikes as an act of unjust discrimination.

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

July 23, 2014   Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to new research.

FDA Can’t Use Tobacco Panel Menthol Report

July 22, 2014   The Food and Drug Administration can’t use an advisory panel’s 2011 report on menthol cigarettes because its members had conflicts of interest, a federal judge ruled Monday.

Zero-Tolerance Employment Smoking Bans?

July 22, 2014   What are your thoughts about the efficacy of a tobacco-free campaign that ties smoking to employment opportunities whether it be healthcare professionals, teachers, or even soldiers?

Florida Jury Awards $23.6 Billion to Widow in Smoking Lawsuit

July 21, 2014   A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said. Cynthia Robinson claimed that smoking killed her husband, Michael Johnson, in 1996.

In National Ad, Eau Claire Mom Shares the Dangers of Smoking

July 21, 2014   A young Eau Claire mother who smoked through pregnancy and delivered her baby two months prematurely at a dangerously low birth weight hopes the view she shares through the window of a neonatal incubator will help other women quit smoking before having babies.

Third-Hand Tobacco Smoke Threatens Child Health

July 18, 2014   Third-hand smoke is a problem even in the homes of non-smokers, say scientists researching the level of carcinogenic tobacco compounds found in house dust.

The Young and Poor are Keeping Big American Tobacco Alive

July 18, 2014   Big American tobacco wants to get bigger in America.

Eliminating Chew Ultimate MLB Goal

July 17, 2014   As the recent death of Tony Gwynn to salivary gland cancer continues to resonate in baseball circles,  commissioner Bud Selig and players’ association executive director Tony Clark both want Major League Baseball to make strides toward reducing and ultimately eliminating the use of smokeless tobacco in the game.

Can You Link Insurance Premiums To Smoking?

July 17, 2014   Many employers have begun to look to the lifestyle choices of their employees and how those choices might influence health insurance premiums, some focusing on smoking and the use of other tobacco products.

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In The News

  1. Jul 23, 2014
    Many U.S. Smokers Say Higher Cigarette Taxes Are Unjust
    Read the full story
  2. Jul 23, 2014
    Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
    Read the full story
  3. Jul 22, 2014
    FDA Can’t Use Tobacco Panel Menthol Report
    Read the full story
  4. Jul 22, 2014
    Zero-Tolerance Employment Smoking Bans?
    Read the full story
  5. Jul 21, 2014
    Florida Jury Awards $23.6 Billion to Widow in Smoking Lawsuit
    Read the full story
  6. Jul 21, 2014
    In National Ad, Eau Claire Mom Shares the Dangers of Smoking
    Read the full story
  7. Jul 18, 2014
    Third-Hand Tobacco Smoke Threatens Child Health
    Read the full story
  8. Jul 18, 2014
    The Young and Poor are Keeping Big American Tobacco Alive
    Read the full story

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