He has vaped — the term for using a personal vaporizer also known as an e-cigarette — for about two months. He’s a definite fan of the pen-shaped device, gladly demonstrates its workings to anyone interested and has been making converts for what some people in the business and health officials think may become the next debate in the use of nicotine.
Six years after signing the global World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Argentina is the only Latin American country that has not ratified it, for fear of losing tens of thousands of rural jobs in seven provinces.
EVERYONE wonders how Bernie Madoff lives with himself after his decades of fraud. But what about Louis Camilleri?
There is much speculation coming out of Lansing that Michigan might finally join the ranks of 30 other states and ban smoking inside restaurants and bars. While the focus of this debate is centered on eateries and watering holes, the proposed bills are actually for the elimination of smoking inside of any public place as well as public and private worksites.
With its slim white body and glowing amber tip, it can easily pass as a regular cigarette. It even emits what look like curlicues of white smoke.
I had lunch, a cup of coffee and a smoke the other day at the offices of the American Legacy Foundation in downtown Washington. I puffed away for a good 15 minutes, savoring the irony.