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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Proposition 29 Finally Defeated

Proposition 29 Finally Defeated

After much debate and speculation Proposition 29, which would have raised cigarette taxes by a whole dollar in California has finally, irrevocably, been struck down in what seemed like a neck and neck race at the polls. Proposition 29, for many smokers, was going to be the last straw if it had been passed. Smokers [...]

June 23, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 3

Anti-Smoking Ads Proving Very Effective

Anti-Smoking Ads Proving Very Effective

Anti-smoking ads have been around for close to thirty years now. While public awareness of the potential for cigarettes to cause cancer has been very high for years, it is something that has only really been tackled in the last twenty to thirty years. The youth of today no longer views cigarettes as cool or [...]

June 23, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Opinion: Smokers Finally Have Something To Hope For

Opinion: Smokers Finally Have Something To Hope For

Let’s face it: these haven’t been a very good past couple of years for smokers. With more and more states adopting public smoking bans and with the insanely high number of tax increases it seemed like smokers didn’t have a whole lot to hope for. But things have a funny way of working themselves out. [...]

June 23, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Lit Cigarette to Blame For House Fire

Lit Cigarette to Blame For House Fire

A recent house fire in Des Moines that sent two men to the hospital is being investigated with officials already stating that they strongly believe the culprit of the fire to be a lit cigarette that one of the men had and then fell asleep while holding it. This is certainly not the first cigarette [...]

June 23, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 2

Indiana Smoking Bans Lead To Sign Confusion

Indiana Smoking Bans Lead To Sign Confusion

It was bound to happen sooner or later: Smoking bans have become downright confusing. In Indiana there has been some confusion mounted over recent public smoking bans. The confusion has come primarily due to the signs. We’ve talked about how there needs to be a redesign of the traditional no smoking design to accommodate the [...]

June 23, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Two Life Sentences For Cigarette Thief

Two Life Sentences For Cigarette Thief

It seems like some of the latest cigarette related crimes have been lifted right out of TV shows these days. 38 year old Charlie Smith was convicted by two judges on crimes that range from felony theft to kidnapping. Smith was one of three people who participated in the armed kidnapping of a truck driver [...]

June 23, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Philip Morris Announces “Low Risk” Cigarette That Sounds Oddly Like an E Cigarette

Philip Morris Announces “Low Risk” Cigarette That Sounds Oddly Like an E Cigarette

Philip Morris announced today that they intend to debut several new products that will fly under the existing banners of their brands, such as Marlboro. Perhaps the most interesting of the products was the proposed “low risk” cigarette. Essentially the product would use a chemical reaction that would then create an aerosol that contained nicotine [...]

June 22, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

NY Bans E Cig Sales To Minors, Surprises No One.

NY Bans E Cig Sales To Minors, Surprises No One.

In a decision that could have been seen from a mile away by a blind person, New York has given the okay to banning the sale of e cigarettes to minors. This is something that didn’t come as a shock given that anything that even sounds like it might be related to cigarettes is kept [...]

June 22, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Missouri Public Smoking Ban May Get an Exception

Missouri Public Smoking Ban May Get an Exception

In what is coming as some much needed good news to smokers (at least in the Missouri area), the St. Louis Athletic Club may find itself becoming a designated smoking area. This is great news as the majority of places across the country that have smoking bans applied to them do not have any sort [...]

June 22, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Suffolk County NY Hit With Outdoor Smoking Ban With a Good Twist

Suffolk County NY Hit With Outdoor Smoking Ban With a Good Twist

It seems as though the idea of areas exempt from public smoking may finally be starting to catch on. A smoking ban in Suffolk County, New York is to take effect soon. But what sets this ban apart from the other bans that we have seen lately is that private clubs, golf courses, campgrounds, and [...]

June 22, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0
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