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U.S. Cigarette Makers Resist the Judge Offence

| October 16, 2012

cheap ok cigaretteU.S. cigarette makers told a federal judge on Monday that they should not be required to tell the public they manipulated nicotine levels to make cigs more addictive, or that they repeatedly lied about the health effects of smoking cigarettes. The companies – like Altria Group Inc and Reynolds American Inc – have been fighting with the U.S. Justice Department for six years about the wording of what are known as “corrective statements.” The statements are part of the punishment the companies must pay after U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler, in a historic 2006 decision, discovered that the tobacco company engaged in a multi-decade cheat to mislead the public.

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Cigarettes Tax is a Wise Solution

| June 8, 2012

high quality winston cigaretteGov. Pat Quinn should sign new regulation that increases the state’s cigarettes taxes, in spite of the dissatisfaction from border communities that it will hurt tobacco business. The tax is a sensible part of a pack to fix the state’s financially disturbing Medicaid special programs. While we usually were against raising tobacco taxes, this is a tax that helps solve a lot of state problems. Quinn has explained that he plans to sign the new law, which would raise the total tax on a package of cigs to $1.98 beginning June 24. Other smoking products also will see a big increase in taxes starting with July 1.

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Cigarettes Sales Change in Cohasset

| May 10, 2012

buy camel cigarette onlineCigarettes smokers will have a difficult time finding a place in Cohasset to purchase tobacco products if Town Meeting sides with the Board of Health, and not selectmen or the Advisory Committee, on two tobacco-related ordinance new changes. The Board of Health wishes to stop pharmacies and any shop containing a pharmacy from selling smoking products. The control panel also has proposed adding electronic cigs to the list of nicotine products by now prohibited from use in public areas in town. Approximately 30 communities, including Walpole and Westwood, Boston, Lowell, Springfield, and also Worcester, have banned the sale of smoking products in shops with pharmacies, said D.J. Wilson of the Massachusetts Municipal Association.

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Canada Tobacco Companies Say Lies

| March 14, 2012

cheap kent cigaretteDespite mounting evidence in the 1960s that smoking tobacco was killing more than 30,000 people in Canada every year, Canada’s largest tobacco company made no effort to inform the public about the dangers of its products, a former Imperial Tobacco executive testified Tuesday in the $27-billion class-action lawsuit against the nation’s three largest tobacco companies. Michel Descoteaux, who for years served as Imperial’s official spokesman, said the company’s policy was to claim that there was no scientific evidence linking smoking to disease.

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Protection of Nonsmokers’ Health Ordinance Continue

| March 3, 2011

buy cheap marlboroIn what appears to be a major crackdown against violators of the Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers’ Health Ordinance 2002, cases have been registered against 122 persons who have been caught abusing various sections of the law in Peshawar, Mardan, Gujranwala and Lahore during the last nine days only, this scribe learnt here on Wednesday.

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