Jessica Miller | July 8, 2011
Retailers in Escambia County are being urged to stop the sale and marketing of flavored tobacco and Kiss cigarettes. Escambia County commissioners recently passed a resolution to that effect through the efforts of Students Working Against Tobacco, the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program of the Escambia County Health Department, and the Healthy Environments are Tobacco-Free Partnership.
Jessica Miller | March 17, 2011
In Sept. of 2009, flavored cigarettes were effectively banned by the FDA. Among the flavors banned were coffee, fruit and candy. Now, the FDA wants to take things a step further and ban menthol Kiss cigarettes, as well. However, the ban will anger many menthol smokers and only further prohibits more of what we’re allowed to put into our bodies.