The day – Let people smoke whatever they choose

The war on smokers continues as the FDA moves to ban menthol cigarettes. From the initial indoor smoking bans in the late 1990s, to the current war on vaping, nicotine users have been increasingly marginalized. And they are particularly discriminated against by the upper class and ruling class, especially because …

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Are the flavors added to electronic cigarettes safe?

Monday, May 31, 2021, 5:45 a.m.Press release: New Zealand Health Research Council Sparkling gooseberry. Strawberry and watermelon bubble gum. Vanilla cream. These flavors – just some of the vast array of e-cigarette flavors available in New Zealand – seem harmless enough, but are they really? Food scientists at the University …

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BOC-Subic thwarts smuggling of fake cigarettes worth P66M

Counterfeit contraband cigarettes intercepted by the Subic Port Customs Office. Image of BOC-Subic. MANILA, Philippines – Two consignments of contraband cigarettes worth 66.2 million pesos were intercepted by officers from the Customs Office (BOC) in the port of Subic on May 28. A statement from BOC-Port of Subic said that …

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Cigarette production figures rigged to evade tax: SDPI – Journal

ISLAMBAD: The Institute for Sustainable Development Policy (SDPI) said powerful lobbies were involved in rigging the figures for cigarette production in the country to gain benefits from the authorities. The SDPI study titled “Regional Tobacco Tax Regime and Its Health Implications” released on Saturday said the tobacco lobby in the …

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