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Public Housing Could Be Hit With Smoking Bans

Public Housing Could Be Hit With Smoking Bans

It was one thing when states decided to ban smoking in public places, and it was another thing when privately owned apartment complexes banned smoking, but now it seems that people who live in public housing are going to have to find a new place to smoke as well. Several cities across the country are [...]

July 5, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Less Smokers Means Less Money For Ohio

Less Smokers Means Less Money For Ohio

High taxes, smoking bans, and a constant campaign brought on by non-smokers to convince smokers to give up cigarettes or simply make them not be able to afford cigarettes seems to have worked a little too well for Ohio. In a state where tobacco products make up five percent of the money collected in taxes, [...]

July 5, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Town Repeals Public Smoking Ban

Town Repeals Public Smoking Ban

In what is being considered a victory for smokers, the town of Norcross, Georgia has decided to repeal their ban on the public use of tobacco products. This is the result of a massive outpouring of protest against the ban. Specifically, the ban was repealed due to the argument that the ban was intrusive on [...]

July 5, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Maryland Adopts Stricter Tobacco Taxes

Maryland Adopts Stricter Tobacco Taxes

Maryland cigar smokers can expect to start paying higher taxes almost immediately. Anti-smoking groups finally won out in a measure to increase the tax on cigars, typically taxed more leniently than cigarettes, by nearly four times the regular amount. While this will certainly mean more money for the state, it is a serious blow to [...]

July 4, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

The Roll Your Own Cigarette Shop Argument Further Explained

The Roll Your Own Cigarette Shop Argument Further Explained

Roll your own cigarette shops have been in the spotlight recently due to the fact that they have become extremely popular among smokers who are looking for a cheaper alternative to packaged cigarettes. As a result of that popularity, the government has taken notice and has realized that they had left a proverbial stone unturned [...]

July 4, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Heat Wave Ignites Cigarette Fire Worries

Heat Wave Ignites Cigarette Fire Worries

We are in the middle of one of the hottest heat waves in recent memories and with that heat has come very valid concerns that there will be more cigarette related fires, especially brush and vegetation fires. This is causing many fire marshals across the country to strongly advise that people not throw cigarettes out [...]

July 4, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Nicotine Continues To Be Red Herring In Cigarette Argument

Nicotine Continues To Be Red Herring In Cigarette Argument

A recent report that the FDA may soon regulate the nicotine content of cigarettes is one that has many people cheering. After all, isn’t nicotine what keeps people so hooked on cigarettes? Well, isn’t it? That depends on who you ask. The fact about nicotine is that most experts will tell you that nicotine is [...]

July 4, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Counterfeit Cigarette Operation Suppliers Arrested

Counterfeit Cigarette Operation Suppliers Arrested

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has reportedly confiscated almost two million dollars worth of counterfeit cigarettes along with counterfeit Viagra. The 37 year old man and 42 year old woman that were arrested had their home searched in which an additional hundred and ten thousand dollars was found in cash. What makes this particular case [...]

July 4, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Apartments Becoming Stricter With No Smoking Policy

Apartments Becoming Stricter With No Smoking Policy

With the large number of public smoking bans that are gripping the country the one place that a smoker always knows that they are okay to light up in has to be their own home…unless their home happens to be an apartment. More and more apartments across the country are starting to have tighter restrictions [...]

July 4, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 2

Smokers Are Not Bad People

Smokers Are Not Bad People

A recent ordinance has declared that no tobacco use of any kind will be allowed. This means that no cigarettes, e cigarettes, or smokeless tobacco will be allowed. The given reason was to make adults be better role models to children. In other words it was not a matter of public health but rather appearance. [...]

July 3, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1
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