Posts Tagged ‘tobacco’

War on Drugs

Is the war on drugs working? Is the war worth it? What would happen, if, like booze, cigarettes, and lottery tickets, many drugs were government regulated. Would crimes associated with drugs go down, the cost of fighting those crimes go down, prices go down, and government revenue go up? A piece in today’s Globe and […]

People Already Know About The Health Dangers

In a court case in Kentucky (in the United States) a judge ruled mainly in favour of new restrictions on advertising of tobacco products. The changes were in part based on the restrictions we have here in Canada, including bold and colourful graphics on cigarette packages that warn of the health dangers. In the case […]