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U.S. Proposes Provision on Tobacco in Trade Pact
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400
The tobacco provision remains tentative, but its inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations would be a major victory for public-health advocates.

Japan Tobacco Shares Sink After Deal for U.S. Cigarette Brand
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400
The company’s stock plunged in Tokyo on concern it had overpaid in the $5 billion deal to acquire sales rights outside America for Natural American Spirit.

Japan Tobacco Buys International Rights to Natural American Spirit
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400
The Japanese tobacco company will pay about $5 billion in cash for the international rights to the Natural American Spirit brand from Reynolds American.

A New Design Shop That Aims to Elevate the Smoke-Filled Room
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Tetra, a lifestyle brand dreamed up by three friends and T contributors, sources and sells unique objects created to heighten the aesthetics of smoking.

F.D.A. Bans Sales of 4 Cigarette Products by R.J. Reynolds
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Retailers should stop selling Camel Crush Bold, Pall Mall Deep Set Recessed Filter, Pall Mall Deep Set Recessed Filter Menthol and Vantage Tech 13 products immediately, the agency said.

Los Angeles Working on Tobacco Ban
Wed, 09 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400
The City Council voted to prepare an ordinance banning smokeless tobacco from sports venues.

Calls for Stronger Regulation of E-Cigarettes
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400
The American Academy of Pediatrics and a professor of public health discuss the harms of e-cigarettes.

Lung Screening May Not Push Smokers to Quit
Mon, 07 Sep 2015 05:45:18 -0400
Money spent on screening smokers for lung cancer may be better spent helping them kick the habit altogether.

The Tao of a Corncob Pipe
Sat, 05 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Smoking a corncob pipe is the act of tending something that is of the land, tied to values, practices and a thought process worth preserving.

Smokeless Tobacco Use Found Higher Among Student-Athletes
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400
Very active high school athletes use smokeless tobacco products at higher rates than students who do not participate in sports, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.