Category: Smoking

Go and sin some more

8 June, 2012 (09:00) | Bonds, Capital markets, Ecosystem, Markets, Smoking, state finances, tobacco, US News |

By:David A. Smith   Cautionary tales and schadenfreude snickers abound in this little woe-is-me morality play from the New York Times:   State Bonds in Jeopardy as Tobacco Cash Fades   At the time it happened, I thought the states’ litigation settlement with Big Tobacco had very little to do with public health, and a […]

Not illegal, merely despised

18 December, 2009 (15:29) | Apartments, New York City, Rental, Smoking |

By: David A. Smith   Smoking isn’t illegal, yet so demonized has it become in America‘s urban cores that creeping illegalization seems close at hand by its gradual eviction from any inhabited space.  Consider this little morality play from New York Times:   The movement to ban smoking in New York City has grown so […]