Tag archive for ‘tobacco’
News Brief On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Australian government wins plain packaging case against Philip Morris Asia

The federal government has won its case against tobacco giant Philip Morris Asia challenging Australia’s tobacco plain-packaging laws. It means the former Gillard government’s plain-packaging laws, More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Tobacco giants vow to fight Canadian judgment handing $15 billion to smokers

After what is believed to be the largest class-action lawsuit ever seen in Canada, three tobacco companies are appealing a ruling described as “historic” by a Canadian court. It awarded smokers More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Parental smoking puts nearly half a million UK children into poverty

Smoking is not only bad for your health; it also puts 400, 000 children into poverty in the UK. Smoking places a financial burden on low income families, suggesting that parents are likely to forgo basic More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Plants are passive smokers too

  Passive smoking isn’t only something that people have to cope with, but plants too. This is because some plants are actually able to take up nicotine from cigarette smoke, while others that More...

S.M. Lightening On Friday, March 20th, 2015

Billionaires Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Boost Fight to Drive Cigarettes Out of Poor Countries

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates have created a new fund to support the efforts of poor countries to fight legal battles against tobacco companies, AP reported. The More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Study Shows the Rate Smokers Metabolize Nicotine Predicts Best Method of Quitting

The success of different smoking cessation treatments could be predicted by how quickly smokers break down (metabolise) nicotine in their bodies, according to new research published in The Lancet Respiratory More...

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