Sin of omission
- Last drag. Sullum, Jacob // Across the Board;Mar1996, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p43
Focuses on the consequences if the American government banned cigarettes altogether. Effect of alcohol prohibition in 1920; Economics of smokelessness. INSET: Attacking cigarette smoking gets us.., by Richard Klein..
- Tobacco Production and Policy. Faraz, Khan // Economic Review (05318955);May2001, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p19
Focuses on the issues related to tobacco production and policy in Pakistan. Increase in number of tobacco crop; Anti-smoking campaign against smoking; Types of tobacco.
- Regulation boosts profit potential. Snyder, Eric // Inside Tucson Business;04/26/99, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p4
Comments on a City Council decision to ban smoking in restaurants in Tucson, Arizona. Negative business impact of the regulation; Government hostility on the tobacco industry; Impact of harsh government regulation on tobacco farming communities; Anticipation of bootlegging opportunities for...
- Fighting the tobacco wars. Berlau, John // Insight on the News;06/16/97, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p8
Discusses the issue of hypocrisy which exists within the fight between the United States government and the tobacco industry over health risks relating to smoking. Areas of hypocrisy identified; Details on negotiations by the tobacco companies; Amount contributed by the tobacco industry to...
- Failure to play straight clouds tobacco's future. Crabtree, Susan; Berlau, John // Insight on the News;06/16/97, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p12
Presents information on the tendency of tobacco experts in the United States to dodge the charge that tobacco smoking is addictive and health hazardous. Reference to Christopher Columbus's first experience with smoking; Stance taken by some manufacturers on smoking's addictiveness; Details on...
- Dealers say big tobacco makes them sick. Reed, Vita // Las Vegas Business Press;01/12/98, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p1
Reports on separate lawsuits filed by several casino employees in Nevada against the tobacco industry for alleged health effects it caused them from secondhand smoke exposure. Establishment of a research foundation on diseases blamed on cigarettes; Petitioning of tobacco companies to set up a...
- The `r' files. Moran, Alan // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Feb98, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p4
Evaluates the role of the government in the prevention of health risks of tobacco smoking in Australia. Variety of issues related to cigarette smoking; Question on how the Australian government would implement measures on smoking; Costs and benefits of smoking; Impact of tobacco taxes on poor...
- QUIZ 1. // New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);5/6/2002, Vol. 134 Issue 14, p6
Presents a quiz about smoking and the tobacco industry in the U.S. Illnesses caused by smoking; Investments of tobacco companies; Percentage of high school smokers; Result of the 1998 tobacco settlement.
- Stop-smoking market waits for tobacco pact. // Indianapolis Business Journal;07/14/97, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p29A
Reports on the anticipation of the cash agreement between cigarette companies and anti-tobacco groups in the United States. Impact on the anti-smoking market; Establishment of a one-billion dollar industry-financed fund for smoking-cessation programs; Economic prospects fort the market.