I know it kinda selfish in a way to support a bill that encroaches on what some are calling their right to smoke or even to kill him themselves. 708 more words
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“As much as a third of all youth who experiment with smoking do so because of effective tobacco industry marketing.”
- Facts on Big Tobacco
A local Tobacco Control Advocate shared the following information about Florida Bill HB 169. The original bill was written to control the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors under the age of 18, but in a last minute maneuver was amended to now establish a pre-emption of all activities on the local level in the retail tobacco environment. 330 more words
It really wasn’t a good day for the tobacco companies and their allies.
The report of Sir Cyril Chantler’s independent review into plain, standardised packaging, which was released yesterday, rejects their arguments, concludes that plain packs should be effective and leaves their campaign in tatters.
Tobacco is a plant within the genus Nicotiana of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. There are more than 70 species of tobacco. Products manufactured from dried tobacco leaves include cigars, cigarettes, snuff, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco and flavored shisha tobacco. 811 more words