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American cigarette manufacturers have filed a lawsuit against the FDA.
The largest US tobacco companies filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against the Federal Office of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
read more ...05/04/15
Interesting facts about cigarettes, countries - tobacco leaders.
Every minute in the world are sold about 8-10 million cigarettes and daily 13-15 billion cigarettes.
read more ...04/01/15
Anti-smoking campaigns run to extremes.
It is strange to what can bring the foolishness of anti-smoking crusaders in their attempts to impose all the rules of a healthy lifestyle, even if they lead to a violation of all norms, artistic freedom and civil society.
read more ...03/03/15
Lung Cancer Alliance Says Stop Splitting Hairs: Give Movies With Smoking Scenes An R Rating


Today, Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) President Laurie Fenton Ambrose called this week's decision by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to "consider" smoking as a factor when rating movies, "not good enough."

"It sounds reasonable -- a middle of the road compromise -- and that is exactly the problem. There is no middle of the road on this issue: either the MPAA really wants to help discourage our children from smoking that first cigarette or it doesn't." Last week the MPAA said it would add smoking to the list of criteria, currently including sex, violence and drugs, used when rating movies as G, PG, PG-13, R or NC-17. Most recent studies indicate that after years of decline, teen smoking is again on the upsurge. More than 80 percent of smokers started smoking in their teens, Ambrose pointed out. "There is enough pressure on our young people as it is without glorifying smoking in movies and on television as a cool or tough guy symbol, weight control drug or pacifier." "We are not talking about adult-rated movies, but movies for those under the age of 17. Movies with smoking should get an automatic R rating," she said. "I wish MPPA would talk to some of our stakeholders. It is ironic that so much debate is given to how to handle smoking in films and so little thought to how to actually help smokers and former smokers in real life," Ambrose concluded. The Lung Cancer Alliance (

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