Posts Tagged ‘tobacco’
Discussions on various tobacco-regulation initiatives were heavily promoted by a large number of Democratic senators and congressmen, often led by Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif. Republicans, generally speaking, either stood on the side-lines or actively opposed any such efforts.
There are 3,000 children trying tobacco every day. The tobacco industry described children as their “replacement smokers.” Three out of four children will try tobacco. Three out of five children who try cigarettes will become daily smokers. Nicotine dependency is a pediatric disorder. The average age of first use is 11 in the United States. [...]
The eyes snap open at 4:00 am. This is not a good thing. Normally, Mr. Ornery arises at 5 and he has a ritual that he follows. He heads straight for the coffee maker, trying to tiptoe past the dog so that he can get a cup of caffeine into his system befor going out [...]