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Maker of Camel Cigarettes to End Smoking in Its Offices
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
A spokesman for Reynolds American said the company would still allow the use of smokeless tobacco products.

In New York, a Nose for Hidden Compartments and Cigarettes
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Cigarettes are often bought out of state to be sold illegally in New York. Bodegas try to hide them in secret compartments. But detectives find them.

Six Senators Urge Stronger Warnings on E-Cigarettes
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
The long-term effects of the popular devices are not known, and that has led to an intensifying public health debate and caution on the part of the F.D.A.

Where There's Smoke, There's No Opera
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:20:06 -0400
An Australian opera company says it won’t stage “Carmen” because of a sponsorship deal with a government health agency.

How the Big Tobacco Deal Went Bad
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
States have misused payments meant for public health.

Advocacy Groups Challenge Studios Over Smoking in Youth-Rated Movies
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Two groups will file shareholder resolutions with the parent companies of the six major studios to demand stronger studio controls on youth-rated movies that depict smoking.

Screening Smokers for Lung Cancer
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Readers discuss the benefits and drawbacks of expanded screenings.

Georgia Colleges Prohibiting Tobacco, but Questions About Enforcement Linger
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Starting Wednesday, tobacco products and e-cigarettes will be prohibited at the 31 public colleges and universities that make up the University System of Georgia.

Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
The tobacco industry’s giants are putting health warnings on e-cigarettes that outstrip both those on traditional cigarettes and those on e-cigarettes made by smaller competitors, leaving public health officials skeptical about the...

France Proposes Tough Antismoking Measures
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
The rules to be submitted to Parliament include plain packages for cigarettes and restricting the public use of e-cigarettes.