In what can only be called a bizarre leap of pseudoscience, U.S. Surgeon General Dr Regina M. Benjamin recently announced that smoking one cigarette can kill you.
The state’s percentage of smokers drops faster than the national average. Gender, income and other factors affect results.
P.E.I’s branch of the Canadian Cancer Society is calling on Health Canada to resume plans develop more graphic warnings on cigarette packages.
As sales to developing nations become ever more important to giant tobacco companies, they are stepping up efforts around the world to fight tough restrictions on the marketing of cigarettes.
After being granted the power to regulate tobacco products for the first time last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come up with a new anti-cigarette marketing campaign that the agency hopes will help deter people from smoking.
This is as fraudulent as it gets from Big Tobacco, the original death merchants. Cigarettes are highly addictive due to the nicotine. It causes 1/2 million deaths in the US per year.
Uncle Sam is a big pimp for Big Tobacco by getting revenue for killing consumers.
~ Uncle Russ
ScienceDaily (July 14, 2010) — Nicotine patches and gum are common — and often ineffective — ways of fighting cigarette cravings, as most smokers have discovered. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University shows why they’re ineffective, and may provide the basis for more successful psychologically-based smoking cessation programs.
Smokers of U.S. brand cigarettes may get more bang for their buck in the worst way according to a small study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Uncle Sam is a business partner of the death merchants in Big Tobacco. They are gaining revenue off your death.
Uncle Sam has a better business model than the mob; pay or go to jail.
~ Uncle Russ
ATLANTA (AP) — Fourteen states, the nation’s capital and the federal government hiked their cigarette taxes last year, but health officials worry that tobacco company discounts are keeping prices down.