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FDA Declares War on Vaping

The FDA has decided to enforce unfair regulations on vaping gear which will, in turn, affect the industry as a whole. While it may be necessary to regulate electronic cigarettes to guarantee user’s safety,...

Rising Taxes

New Taxes for Smokers Keep on Coming

All across the nation, states continue to chase after much-need revenue by taxing smokers. Three-and-a-half years after California voters rejected a $1-per-pack increase in the state’s cigarette tax, Big Tobacco and health advocates are...

Smoking In Cars With Children Illegal

Using the excuse once again to protect children from secondhand smoke, starting on October 1, 2015 in England and Wales, it will be illegal to smoke in a car (or other vehicles) with anyone...

John Wayne Promotes Camel Cigarettes – 1952

John Wayne Promotes Camel Cigarettes – 1952

John Wayne, was an American film actor, director, and producer. An Academy Award-winner, Wayne was among the top box office draws for three decades. An enduring American icon, for several generations of Americans he...

No Smoking

Astoria, Oregon to Ban Smoking in Parks

As we continue down the slippery slope, Astoria Oregon is the latest to announce a smoking ban in outdoor places… in this case the public parks. The ban would apply to traditional parks as...

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Are e-cigs safer than cigarettes?

With the increasing use of e-cigs, the question for many is, “Are e-cigs safer than cigarettes?” With over 4,000 chemicals, including 43 carcinogenic compounds, cigarette smoking has been taking a back seat to e-cigs...

Smoking Banned at Outdoor Beach

Anti-smokers have longed complained about dealing with second hand smoke in enclosed areas. As their momentum has picked up, they are now targeting smokers who choose to light up out of doors. A lot...

Reynolds American Announces Workplace Smoking Ban

The second-largest U.S. cigarette company, Reynolds American, announced recently it’s banning employees from smoking at their work spaces. The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based business – maker of the legendary Camel and Pall Mall smokes –...

Boston Smoking Ban

Smokers in Boston now face a $250 fine if they exercise their right to light up in city-run parks. The ban covers the 251 parks, squares, cemeteries and other spaces run by the Parks...

California Bill Would Ban Smoking in Apartments, Condos

California Bill Would Ban Smoking in Apartments, Condos

It’s move-in day. You’re sitting in the great new condo you just bought. And suddenly you catch a whiff of cigarettes coming from next door. If you’re a healthy-living type, your home-buyer happiness may...

Learn How To Follow The Smoking Laws

Learn How To Follow The Smoking Laws

Smoking laws have changed and been updated over the years to put an unjust burden on business owners. If you are opening up a business you more than anyone needs to be aware of...

Anti-Smoking Ads Explored In Brief

Anti-Smoking Ads Explored In Brief

In 1998, the US tobacco industry entered into an agreement with the US Government to fund the creative anti-smoking ads that you see sponsored by the American Legacy Foundation such as Truth.com. Other conditions...

A tax increase you can really sink your teeth into

A tax increase you can really sink your teeth into

There is legislation in Congress right now that would send taxes on tobacco products absolutely skyrocketing yet again. An excerpt from S. 1403 (The IDEA Full Funding Act) is posted below. You will notice...

NYC Council Bans Smoking In Parks, Beaches

NYC Council Bans Smoking In Parks, Beaches

The city that never sleeps is moving closer to becoming the city that never smokes, or at least the city that highly restricts it. Nine years after the Big Apple banned smoking in its...