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Reynolds American Just Named Debra Crew Its New CEO

Tobacco company Reynolds American, the company behind Camel, Kent and Newport cigarettes, confirmed Wednesday what had long been rumored when it announced Debra Crew as its next chief executive officer. 448 more words


Transparency, Yes. Interference, No.

Documents show how tobacco the industry worked behind the scenes successfully lobbying policy makers to discontinue or water down tobacco control measures. The documents mapped efforts to delay and confound policy initiatives and to create vast new markets in the developing world. 88 more words


John Boehner Has a New Role at America's Second-Largest Tobacco Company

John Boehner has found a new job.

The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives has been elected to serve on the board of directors of Reynolds American, the parent corporation of the country’s second-largest tobacco company. 130 more words

war on smoking ?

I watched the final reading of the ‘tobacco standard packaging’ bill yesterday on NZ parliament TV. This bill will now become law, once it ‘receives the Royal ascent’ (signed by Gov. 345 more words

The Strange and Complicated Future of the E-Cigarette Industry

Editor’s Note: This post is brought to you by Camille Wilson, a patent attorney in Jacksonville, Florida, with extensive experience researching e-cigarettes. Enjoy!

Last January, in 2015, I… 1,233 more words

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Vaping is Making Smoking Look Cool Again

Or at least it’s trying.

And yeah, I’m a little late talking about this but pretend it’s 2014 again or something.

It wasn’t too long ago that smoking in film was common place. 897 more words

So, umm...I'm in Canada LOL!

Since i started this blog last year, i know a shit ton of things are “under construction” – which, is not how i want to run things. 1,068 more words