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Peering Through the Haze
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400
An annual study of young people’s smoking habits gives us reasons for optimism, not alarm.

Use of E-Cigarettes Rises Sharply Among Teenagers, Report Says
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400
A study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says use of the devices among middle and high school students tripled between 2013 and 2014.

Philip Morris International Raises Profit Forecast for Year
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Shares in the maker of Marlboro cigarettes rallied, as it sold more cigarettes at higher prices, especially in Europe.

Young Women’s Hearts at Risk
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 05:45:00 -0400
They represent “the leading edge of a brewing storm” of rising cardiovascular risk factors with potentially fatal consequences.

Milder Warning Opposed for Swedish Tobacco Item
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Swedish Match argues its product, Snus — moist ground tobacco in a sachet to be tucked between the lip and the gum — is far less harmful than cigarettes.

Swedish Company Asks F.D.A. to Remove Warnings From Smokeless Tobacco Product
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Swedish Match will try to persuade the agency and its experts that traditional smoking warnings are too harsh to describe its product, snus.

1940: Passenger Who Didn’t Pay Fares Because of Tobacco Is Sued
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:16:51 -0400
Highlight from the International Herald Tribune archives: A woman refused to pay rail fares in 1940 because other passengers were smoking.

New Global Fund to Help Countries Defend Smoking Laws
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said the fund would help countries fend off challenges from tobacco companies.

Louisiana: Jindal Seeks to Sell Rights to Tobacco Deal
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration moved ahead Tuesday with a plan to sell the state’s remaining share of a huge tobacco settlement.

What Flying Was Like Before the Smoke Cleared
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Pressure from a flight attendants’ union was crucial to the ban imposed on smoking on domestic flights 25 years ago.