Smoking

How I Kicked Butts
After about a year of being smoke free, I was reading this article on pipe smoking. I have great memories of my dad smoking a pipe and the aroma that it left in the house. I decided I would go get a pipe, some tobacco and simply not inhale. In hindsight, it was a bad plan. Within a month, I was …
Smoking is PTO
If you have employees that take time to smoke outside of their state mandated break, they should have to use PTO. Otherwise, the employees who don't should be awarded additional PTO. If they are paid hourly, they should punch out and punch back in for their smoke breaks...
Smoking Prohibition
A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems will take effect in Yellowstone County on March 1. Q2 reports that Rule 7 was voted in by the RiverStone Board of Health in December. The rule will also ban the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devi…
Pot Gets A Pass
Tobacco companies have to start running ads again this week on the dangers of smoking. Where are the pot ads on the dangers of smoking? Ask your doctor about the carcinogens in pot vs cigarettes.  By the way if it's medicine, how come it doesn't have to come in a childproof container.…
Smoking Costs Montanans
In conjunction with Tobacco-Free Awareness Week, the personal finance social network WalletHub released a study analyzing the Financial Cost of Smoking By State. According to their research, cigarettes will cost the average Montana smoker an extra $1,370,191 during thei…
Hats Off To CVS Pharmacies
Let me be clear, I'm not for the government telling us what vices in which we can partake. I was personally miffed when the federal government outlawed internet poker. On the other hand I think smoking bans in the workplace