Big Tobacco's doubtful claim high taxes encourage cigarette smuggling finds support on Alberta's Wildrose benchesDavid J. Climenhaga | Empirical evidence in which we can have confidence suggests the Wildrose Party's arguments against higher taxes on tobacco are just so much smoke in the wind.
|News Matt Moir | According to the government Bill C-10 is aimed at stopping tobacco smuggling. Some First Nations leaders say it is aimed at First Nations tobacco industry, and the bill needs to be stopped.|
|Blog David Suzuki | Cigarette butts are small and many smokers may think nothing of tossing them to the ground, but they make up one of the largest sources of toxic litter worldwide.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith has worked for three well known far-right organizations that have all shilled for the tobacco industry.|
|Blog Donald Gutstein | Rupert Murdoch's phone-hacking problems have been all over the news in recent days, but it wasn't too long ago his media properties were providing a supportive environment for Big Tobacco.|
|Blog Lindsay Beyerstein | As some Americans obsess over whether to brine or deep-fry their Thanksgiving turkeys, others are going hungry.|
|Blog Nico Little | The chairman of the UK government's Advisory Committee on the Misuse of Drugs has called for an evidence-based debate about whether the drug laws are effective. In response, the government fired him.|
|News Donald Gutstein | A rare glimpse of the role of corporate funding in shaping Fraser Institute programs was obtained as a result of the 1998 Agreement between 46 U.S. state attorneys general and the tobacco companies.|