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Menthol Cigarettes Addictive, Tobacco Control Measures

| March 30, 2012

best quality kent cigaretteThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently considering whether to ban the use of menthol as cigarettespub.biz/cigarettes-news/best-selling-cigarette-brands. Mentholated cigarettes account for roughly 30 percent of cigarettes sold in the United States, and they are favored by African-American smokers by roughly a threefold margin compared to white smokers. They are also favored by women smokers. A major aspect of the FDA charge is to determine whether use of mentholated cigarettes is more harmful than use of non-mentholated cigarettes.

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States’ Attept to Increase Cigarette Taxes

| March 30, 2012

buy esse cigaretteAlthough eight states boosted their sales taxes on cigarettes over the past two years, that’s a decline in the number of such increases by states compared to 2009, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. One thing that smoking prevention experts know from accumulated data is that smoking rates decline as cigarette prices go up, the CDC said. “Increasing cigarette excise taxes directly increases the price of cigarettes, thereby reducing the demand for cigarettes and, ultimately, smoking-related death and disease,” the report’s authors wrote in the March 29 issue of the CDC journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reoprt.

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Cigarettes Littering Not Acceptable, American Smokers

| March 30, 2012

cheap camel cigaretteLittering was seen as being more embarrassing than cheating on your taxes, according to a new poll of 1,105 Americans. What does this mean? “Being eco-friendly is no longer considered a fringe activity limited to a small group of hard-core activists or early adopters,” said Suzanne Shelton, CEO of Shelton Group. “Thanks to years of green growth, messaging and new products, the idea of sustainability has finally permeated the American conscience,” she said.

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Smoking Prohibited on Okaloosa School Properties

| March 30, 2012

discount karelia cigarettesThe use of tobacco products will be forbidden beginning in July on all Okaloosa County School Board properties. School Board members voted unanimously Monday to go forward with the proposal after district administrators assured them that a smoking cessation program would be offered to district employees. An earlier proposal to expand insurance coverage to prescription medications to help people kick the habit was not mentioned during Monday’s discussion.

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Sale of Cigarette to Youngsters, Tobacco Control Laws

| March 29, 2012

buy dunhill cigaretteCitizens on Wednesday asked the health authorities concerned to make proper strategies to prevent the sale of tobacco products to minors. Expressing dismay over the flagrant disregard of anti-tobacco laws, citizens said that cigarettes were being sold to minors almost in all markets in sheer violation of laws. Talking to APP, they said that only the effective on-ground implementation of regulations would serve the purpose of tobacco-control laws.

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