Katherine Heigl Smoke Sticks

Katherine Heigl Smoke Sticks
Actress katherine-heigl, 31, best known for her role on “Grey’s Anatomy,” broke out her electric “smoke stick” Monday night while appearing the “Late Show.” She told David Letterman she’s tried everything to quit smoking, and this is her latest effort. A smoke stick is a cigarette substitute that heats the liquid nicotine inside with a ...

Big Tobacco Will Not Take Over Pot in California

Big Tobacco Will Not Take Over Pot in California
• Do you provide your extra medical cannabis to dispensaries? It will be a crime to do so if Prop 19 passes. In addition, large Oakland growers and tobacco companies will take control of the market and push you out. We can’t say it enough times: Prop 19 does not invalidate, change, or supersede Prop ...

Demand Recovering in Russia, Eastern Europe from Japan Tobacco

Demand Recovering in Russia, Eastern Europe from Japan Tobacco
Japan Tobacco Inc., the world’s third-largest publicly traded cigarette maker, said demand is recovering in Russia, Ukraine and neighboring countries, as the region emerges from the global recession. Sales by volume of Japan Tobacco’s Winston, LD and other brands in the region rose 0.6 percent in the two months ended Aug. 31 after falling 9.7 ...

attack tobacco from different directions?

attack tobacco from different directions?
At a meeting this month in Newfoundland, provincial health officials learned of a sudden shift in federal policy, the Globe and Mail reported yesterday: Ottawa abruptly abandoned plans for bigger, scarier health warnings on cigarette packages, saying it would prefer to fight harder against contraband tobacco. But these strategies are not mutually exclusive; governments could ...

Cigarettes producers giants ‘won’t change tactics’

Cigarettes producers giants 'won't change tactics'
THE tobacco industry will continue to use “denial, deceit, opposition and delay” and to exploit legal loopholes to push its products, a public health expert says. Public Health Association of Australia president Professor Mike Daube predicts a “proliferation” of tobacco industry-funded campaigns. “The tobacco industry has shown it can find its way through the tiniest ...

Cigars from Castro and Ahmadinejad’s cigarettes

Cigars from Castro and Ahmadinejad's cigarettes
Perhaps many have heard of the interesting interview that Fidel Castro, the retired Cuban leader had with “The Atlantic” magazine (September 8), where he said, “The Cuban model doesn’t even work for us anymore.” He directed a message to the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to stop hating Jews and denying the holocaust. He described the ...

20% Victorians women smoke

20% Victorians women smoke
One in five people aged over 18 smoke and almost one in three are overweight, a survey on the health and wellbeing of Victorians has revealed. The latest Victorian Population Health Survey involved 34,000 adults and provided health data on all of the state’s 79 local government areas. Among its findings was that 19.1 per ...