Stay-at-Home Smoking Helps Tobacco Sales During Virus Lockdowns

Big Tobacco is one of the few industries whose sales are holding up during coronavirus lockdowns, with smokers lighting up while working from home. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUK Imperial Tobacco Plc, the maker of Kool cigarettes, said Tuesday the outbreak hasn’t hurt business and sales remain in line with expectations. British American Tobacco Plc, whose brands … Read more Stay-at-Home Smoking Helps Tobacco Sales During Virus Lockdowns

‘Lockdown means lockdown’ | SA police fire rubber bullets to enforce rules

Police were filmed using heavy-handed tactics to enforce the 21-day national lockdown in Johannesburg on Sunday. Footage filmed in the Hillbrow area of the city highlights scores of police descending on crowded areas and enforcing social distancing aggressively. “Lockdown means lockdown,” yells one policeman as he throws a pair of women into the back of … Read more ‘Lockdown means lockdown’ | SA police fire rubber bullets to enforce rules

Angry Italian mayors make it their mission to keep people off the streets

Mayors from various Italian towns and cities have made it clear, through video or in person, how imperative it is that everyone stays at home to fight coronavirus. The videos of them instructing residents to avoid getting a haircut or regularly buying cigarettes have been seen by millions. The Telegraph YouTube Channel The Telegraph came … Read more Angry Italian mayors make it their mission to keep people off the streets

‘Don’t take any chances’: woman in ICU warns of Covid-19 dangers

Tara Jane Langston: “don’t take any chances” on coronavirus The Guardian in the UK report on Tara Jane Langston, an otherwise fit and healthy 39-year-old woman, whose viral video from intensive care urges others “don’t take any chances” on Covid-19: Tara Jane Langston, a victim of the coronavirus, has warned people ‘not to take any … Read more ‘Don’t take any chances’: woman in ICU warns of Covid-19 dangers

Facebook Is the New Cigarettes: Marc Benioff

Jan.22 — Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and co-chief executive officer of Salesforce, says trust has to be the highest priority for Facebook. He says the company needs to do more to make sure things are accurate on the site. Benioff appears on “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations.” The interview was recorded on Oct. 18, … Read more Facebook Is the New Cigarettes: Marc Benioff

“Smugglers” Episode 1, 5th April 2011 on ITV1

This addictive series follows border patrol and customs staff as they try to stem the tide of illegal drugs imports into the UK as well as police duty evasion. The unbelievable scale of drugs smuggling and illegal cigarette imports make for riveting viewing. See how drug smugglers engineer special vehicles, compartments and hiding places for … Read more “Smugglers” Episode 1, 5th April 2011 on ITV1

Argentina: Supreme Court Rules it “Unconstitutional” to Punish Personal Marijuana Use

In a landmark decision, the Argentinian Supreme Court has ruled that it is ‘unconstitutional’ to punish those who use the drug cannabis. The decision was reached following a case where five men were arrested in possession of marijuana cigarettes, the court ruling that “each adult is free to make lifestyle decisions without the intervention of … Read more Argentina: Supreme Court Rules it “Unconstitutional” to Punish Personal Marijuana Use