Published on September 8th, 2009 08:14

The Tobacco Success in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the many other states which have few rules and regulations. For example in most western countries the Marlboro Man rode off wheezing into the sunset years ago, but in Indonesia he’s riding high into a new daybreak.The country’s colossal inhabitants and slack laws still offer a success to tobacco products. ...

Published on September 4th, 2009 12:08

Food and Drug Administration launches new tobacco center

Washington - The Food and Drug Administration announced on Aug. 19 the launch of its new Center for Tobacco Products, which will oversee implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act signed into law by President Obama in June.FDA’s responsibilities under the law include setting performance standards for c ...

Published on September 4th, 2009 12:02

Facebook gets notice for tobacco promotion

Popular social networking website Facebook has been caught in a 'smoky' row. An anti-tobacco activist here has served a notice to the website, accusing it of "promotion of smoking culture" through its web pages.Anti-tobacco activist Hemant Goswami said he has served a notice to Facebook Inc. in California (US) and Facebook Ireland Ltd, ...

Published on September 4th, 2009 11:51

Negativ Impact of Cigarette Smoke

Smoking has a negative impact on the course of many diseases, and multiple sclerosis (MS) is no exception. The risk of developing MS is already known to be higher in smokers than nonsmokers; now, a new study has found that smokers with MS worsen more quickly than nonsmokers.Smoking affects the entire course of MSThe study, published in ...

Published on September 1st, 2009 09:44

Smokeless Tobacco not a Good Choice

"Smokeless tobacco products are safer than cigarettes", is not a valid confirmation. A recent study found that the use of smokeless tobacco products was associated with an increased risk for deadly myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke.In recent decades the use of oral and nasal smokeless tobacco products such as snuff and chewing tobac ...

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