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The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

Jul 22, 2014

The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In this day and age it is impossible to say that someone who is smoking is unaware of the damage they are doing to their lungs. #Mamata Banerjee #ToTheContrary #Health #Cigarettes #Second hand smoke #Dr harsh Vardhan #tax on cigarettes #RJ Reynolds
$23 billion cancer verdict Cigarette maker RJ Reynolds vows to fight

Jul 21, 2014

$23 billion cancer verdict Cigarette maker RJ Reynolds vows to fight

RJ Reynolds is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 bn in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer. #WhatNext #Cancer #US court #RJ Reynolds #Cigarette maker #US court verdict #$23.6 billion in damages #Cancer smoker
Budget 2014: Here's why govt decided to make you pay more for soft drinks, cigarettes

Jul 14, 2014

Budget 2014: Here's why govt decided to make you pay more for soft drinks, cigarettes

The duty increase on cigarettes is the steepest, from 11 percent to 72 percent.The total excise on soft drinks now stands at 17 percent from 12 percent earlier. #India #Arun Jaitley #GST #Tobacco #Cigarette #DTC #Gaar #soft drinks #Budget2014
Budget 2014: Jaitley to improve fiscal health by taxing aerated drinks, unhealthy cigarettes

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley to improve fiscal health by taxing aerated drinks, unhealthy cigarettes

Emulating the US system of taxing aerated drinks, the Finance Minister also chose to target aerated drinks but only those that contain sugar, sparing fruit juices and other aerated drinks like soda.
#Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Tax #tobacco products #Common man #Union Budget #Cigarettes #excise duty #gutkha #Dr harsh Vardhan #Budget 2014 #aerated drinks #Medical Costs
Budget 2014: Achche din aane wale hain, but terms and conditions apply

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Achche din aane wale hain, but terms and conditions apply

The promise is only that achche din aane wale hain. There has been no specific date attached to the statement. #Agriculture #Tax #Cigarettes #Liquor #Budget 2014

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Budget 2014: Achche din aane wale hain, but terms and conditions apply

Jul 21, 2014

Law requires warning label on cigarette packs in Philippines

The Philippine president, a known smoker, has signed a law that requires tobacco companies to put scary health warnings on cigarette packs in a country where tens of thousands of people die every year from tobacco-linked diseases...
Budget 2014: Achche din aane wale hain, but terms and conditions apply

Jul 20, 2014

Smoker's widow awarded billions in suit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

A Florida jury has slammed the nation's No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996...
Budget 2014: Achche din aane wale hain, but terms and conditions apply

Jul 18, 2014

Man busted for old crime thanks to DNA on cigarette at scene

Cops cuffed a man who broke into a Queens clothing shop - then tried to smash a hole into a neighboring jewelry store - in 2011 after cops linked his DNA to a cigarette butt recovered from the three-year-old crime scene...