• 22.12.2012 Berryville Bust Part Of $33M Cigarettes Sting

    A Federal Grand Jury sitting in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Harrisonburg has indicted dozens of individuals for conspiring to traffic in contraband cigarettes, money laundering and a variety of related charges.The defendants were charged by the grand jury in four separate indictments returned under seal on February 17, 2011, August 3, 2011 and October 6, 2011. Those indictments were unsealed earlier this week following the arrest and initial court appearances by the defendants.The charges are the result of a three-year investigation by the United...

  • 20.11.2012 Covenant Kicks The Habit

    Amy Olson-Yarbrough was tired of being a prisoner to tobacco."I decided I didn't want cigarettes to control my life any more," Olson-Yarbrough said. "When you're a smoker you have to figure out where you're going to be able to smoke cigarettes next, how long until my next cigarette, how am I going to hide it from my kids . . ."So, on Nov. 23, 2010, Olson-Yarbrough - a pack-a-day smoker who had been at it for close to two decades - quit smoking cigarettes.Now, Olson-Yarbrough can't stand anything about it."The smell of buy cigarettes really nauseates me," she said. "I'll never go back to...

  • 18.10.2012 No-smoking Policy For New Hires

    Should smokers who want to work for the county be forced to sign a pledge they will quit smoking cigarettes — and then be required to follow through before starting work?Should they pay more for their health-care coverage if they don’t keep the pledge, or decline to sign it?Is it discrimination for government not to consider smokers to fill open positions?The Muscatine County Board of Supervisors decided to have the county’s Health and Safety Committee study the issue, which was brought up by Sheriff Dave White at the Board’s regular meeting Monday.White told the Board he’s heard...

  • 10.09.2012 Court Upholds Big Award In Smoker's Case

    A state appeals court upheld $13.8 million in punitive damages against Philip Morris on Wednesday for the addiction and death of a 45-year cigarette smoker, saying the company's decades of concealment and lies about the dangers of its products were "extremely reprehensible."In a 2-1 ruling, the Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles affirmed a verdict by a Los Angeles County jury in the case of Betty Bullock of Newport Beach (Orange County). Bullock had started smoking cigarettes Marlboros in 1956, at age 17, and quit in 2001 after she was diagnosed with lung cancer, two years...

  • 09.09.2012 California Court Approves 16:1 Punitive Damage Award

    Corporate America has pushed hard for years to hold the line on punitive damages, with some successThe Supreme Court has ruled that excessively high punitive damage awards, designed to punish defendants for particularly egregious behavior, can violate the Due Process clause. And the California Supreme Court had held that punitive damages typically should not be more than nine to ten times the size of damages awarded to compensate injured parties.But in a smoking cigarettes case against Philip Morris, a California appellate court yesterday signed off on punitive damages that were 16 times...

Tobacco News

Berryville Bust Part Of $33M Cigarettes Sting

Dec 22, 2012

A Federal Grand Jury sitting in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Harrisonburg has indicted dozens of individuals for conspiring to traffic in contraband...

Covenant Kicks The Habit

Nov 20, 2012

Amy Olson-Yarbrough was tired of being a prisoner to tobacco."I decided I didn't want cigarettes to control my life any more," Olson-Yarbrough said. "When you're a smoker you have to figure out...

No-smoking Policy For New Hires

Oct 18, 2012

Should smokers who want to work for the county be forced to sign a pledge they will quit smoking cigarettes — and then be required to follow through before starting work?Should they pay more for...

Court Upholds Big Award In Smoker's Case

Sep 10, 2012

A state appeals court upheld $13.8 million in punitive damages against Philip Morris on Wednesday for the addiction and death of a 45-year cigarette smoker, saying the company's decades of...

California Court Approves 16:1 Punitive Damage Award

Sep 9, 2012

Corporate America has pushed hard for years to hold the line on punitive damages, with some successThe Supreme Court has ruled that excessively high punitive damage awards, designed to punish...

Cigarettes Cash

Aug 29, 2012

The $8.1 million settlement ordered Wednesday from R.J. Reynolds to the state has certain ironies, not the least of which is where the money will go.As The Clarion-Ledger reported, Jackson County...

Farmers Suffer Huge Loss

Aug 28, 2012

Hurricane Irene caused hundreds of millions of dollars in crop damage, leaving farms in Eastern North Carolina devastated and putting a big dent in the state's projected agricultural output for the...

City Gets Grant To Cleanup Cigarette Butt Litter

Jul 29, 2012

Cigarette butts are unsightly and one of the country’s most common sources of litter, but they can also clog up storm drains. A new grant could help the city of Bluefield alleviate this...

Up In Smoke

Jul 28, 2012

Wisconsin has just marked its first full year as a nonsmoking cigarettes state. Sure, some hard-core smokers are having difficulty making the transition, but for the most part state residents like...

Fire Officials Warn Of Cigarette-caused Fires

Jul 27, 2012

Fireworks, make way for cigarettes.The seasonal fire concern is changing with the calendar.Once summer kicks in, firefighters start seeing more fires, particularly outdoors, started by stubborn...

Woman Falls Asleep With Lit Cigarette

Jul 26, 2011

A Chattanooga woman who may have been smoking cigarettes in bed was sent to the hospital Thursday night with severe burns after her bed caught fire, authorities say.Edy Baker, 60, fell asleep in...

A New Hampshire Giveaway To Big Cigarettes

Jul 25, 2011

When the New Hampshire Legislature cut the state's cigarette tax by 10 cents a pack, effective July 1, it was touted as a way to boost the state's economy by reducing cigarette prices and...

Smoke Clears To Show The Ugly Truth

Jul 24, 2011

It didn't take long for the truth to emerge on House Speaker William O'Brien's nonsensical insistence on a 10-cent-a-pack cigarette tax cut.It was a giveaway to big tobacco, plain and simple.The...

Cigarettes Price Increase Offsets N.H. Tax Cut

Jul 23, 2011

Some believe promises the state would increase sales by cutting the tobacco tax may turn out to be nothing more than smoke cigarettes and mirrors.As the Republican majority in the New Hampshire...

No-smoking Crackdown No Risk To Bars In Athens

Jul 22, 2011

Since Ohio voters passed a no-smoking cigarettes ban for bars and restaurants in 2007, the number of complaints and incidents in Athens County has seen a steady decline.Nevertheless, the state of...

Schools Ban E-cigarettes

Jul 21, 2011

The Spearfish School District has banned e-cigarettes and other objects that dispense nicotine.School officials say the policy change was needed as the popularity of such devices has grown among...

Job Corps Goes Smoke-free

Jul 20, 2011

A few weeks ago, on the way into the Tongue Point Job Corps Center, the reader board spelled out a clear, concise message.“No ash, more cash.”For days, several sayings like it spelled out the...

Feds Seize Illegally Imported Cigarettes From Vietnam

Jul 19, 2011

Federal agents in Seattle seized 6,500 cartons of cigarettes store and more than $200,000 in cash Wednesday as part of a sweeping investigation into the illegal import of Marlboro Reds, 555s and...

Bar Owners Urge Alexandria Council Not To Enact Smoking Ban

Jul 18, 2011

About 25 bar owners and employees attended a public meeting to discuss the proposal at City Hall on Thursday, and not one of them supported the smoking cigarettes ban, according to an informal poll...

County Expands Smoking Ban

Jul 17, 2011

Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em, but not in a multiple-family residential dwelling or certain playgrounds in Montgomery County after August 12.On Tuesday the Montgomery County Council voted...

State To Restrain Cigarette Tax Push

Jul 16, 2011

The administration of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday that, for the time being, it will not move ahead with new tax-collection efforts against the growing trade in Native American-manufactured...

Cigarettes, Liquor, Even Soda

Jul 15, 2011

In 2005, then-Gov. Tim Pawlenty had a revenue problem, created largely by his pledge against any additional tax increases. State government was in shutdown (though less fully and seriously than...

Minnesota Shutdown Hits Beer, Cigarette Sales

Jul 14, 2011

Bars and restaurants with no booze; stores with no cigarettes: that's the picture coming into focus in Minnesota, as the effects of the state's government shutdown ripple through society. The...

Pawlenty Says He Just Started Earnest Campaigning In Iowa This Week

Jul 13, 2011

A cigarette fee was a mistake, but otherwise Tim Pawlenty believes his work as governor of Minnesota is the best record of all the Republican presidential candidates.Pawlenty’s record leading...

No Smoking

Jul 12, 2011

Imagine you’re enjoying a beautiful afternoon on one of Fairfield’s beaches. What aromas come to mind? Saltwater? Burgers and hot dogs? What about cigarette smoke? Fairfield’s Parks and...

Fultondale Passes Gold Standard Of Smoking Ordinances

Jul 11, 2011

The Fultondale City Council adopted tonight what is being called the strongest smoking cigarettes ordinance in Jefferson County.Effective Sept. 1, the ordinance prohibits smoking cigarettes in all...

Why A Cigarettes Tax To Help End Shutdown Is Smart

Jul 10, 2011

Pundits like to suggest that state government is in crisis because of today's budget deadlock. But in truth the challenges facing Minnesota are no different than the ones faced in Washington or in...

Oregon House Sends Hookah Bill On To The Governor

Jul 9, 2011

After some heated debate, the Oregon House agreed to send legislation limiting the growth of hookah lounges on to the governor.House Bill 2726 cleared its final legislative but not without...

Philip Morris Sues 34 NYC Stores Over Fake Marlboros

Jul 8, 2011

Philip Morris USA said Wednesday it is suing 34 New York City retailers for allegedly hawking fake Marlboro cigarettes, a major source of lost revenue for the company.The largest US cigarette...

When Cigarettes Ruled The World

Jul 7, 2011

Times Square and Central Park attract tourists to New York City in droves, but what were the most exciting sights back in the 1900s? Well, steak houses, famous dance halls and of course the theatre...

County Commissioners Propose Smoking Ban On Playgrounds

Jul 6, 2011

There are public places in Sarasota County that you are not allowed to smoke, such as beaches and baseball fields. But just last week, county commissioners decided to bring another area of concern...

Fire Blamed On Smoking Near Oxygen Tank

Jul 5, 2011

One person was hospitalized in stable condition on Thursday after suffering burns and smoke cigarettes inhalation in an early-morning apartment fire in the city’s Tennessee Town neighborhood,...

Big Cigarettes Promotes Kid-Friendly Cigarettes Products

Jul 4, 2011

At the end of May, as the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee (JFC) worked day after day and late into the night voting on changes and amendments to the state budget bill, Joint Finance Co-Chair...

Illegal Cigarettes Sales To Minors

Jul 3, 2011

Texas ranked 14th highest in the nation in catching stores illegally selling discount cigarettes to minors, revealed a recent report.The data provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

MTSU Now Cigarettes-free Campus

Jul 2, 2011

Middle Tennessee State University is now a cigarettes-free campus.A new policy took effect Friday, July 1, banning students, faculty, and visitors from using any kind of discount cigarettes...

Cigarette Blamed For Fatal Group Home Fire

Jul 1, 2011

Investigators believe an unextinguished cigarette set off a fire that destroyed a Millcreek Township group home and killed two of its residents in mid-April.The investigation into the fire at 3710...

Roll-your-own Cigarette Machines Illegally Avoid Taxes

Jun 30, 2011

The state Supreme Court has ruled against the store cheap cigarettes Haven, putting into question the future of the roll-your-own cigarette machines that the state said might imperil some $50...

RJR Launches NYC Camel Snus Campaign

Jun 29, 2011

With an expanded smoking cigarettes ban going into effect today in New York City, R.J. Reynolds cigarettes online Co. is launching an advertising campaign for Camel Snus. Print ads will be...

Unpaid Smoking Fines Grow As State Funds Cut

Jun 28, 2011

As state funding for enforcement of Ohio's smoking cigarettes ban approaches its end, unpaid fines in Lucas County and throughout the state are piling up.Less than one third of $2.3 million in...

Five Teens Arrested For Aggravated Robbery

Jun 27, 2011

Five people have been arrested on aggravated robbery charges after one of them allegedly pointed a gun at a Solon man’s head over one of the Black and Mild cigars he had just purchased.The...

Some Smokers Put Off By Cigarette Warning Labels

Jun 26, 2011

They can't smoke cigarettes in bars, restaurants or even public parks in some cities. And when they go to buy a pack of cigarettes, increased taxes are pushing the price sky-high.And now the labels...

County May Limit Smoking In Parks

Jun 25, 2011

Smokers enjoying outdoor activities may soon be limited in where they can light up if the Island County commissioners opt to establish specific smoking cigarettes zones in county parks.During a...

Cigarettes Group Issues

Jun 24, 2011

The cigarettes Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission’s mission also ensured its failure, according to a former member.Barnie Day of Patrick County, a former delegate who also...

Broad Coalition Calls For Veto Of Philip Morris Tax Break

Jun 23, 2011

More than a dozen public health and medical organizations are calling on Governor Walker to veto a part of the state budget which would make Philip Morris’s smokeless cigarettes products cheaper...

Local Smokers Doubt Impact Of New Cigarette Labels

Jun 22, 2011

Cathy Turner has taught smoking cigarettes cessation classes at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington for nearly 20 years.The Food and Drug Administration unveiled several new warning labels...

Canaan Man Blames Smoking Cessation Drug For Deadly Shooting

Jun 21, 2011

Carrying an oxygen tank and handcuffed, Kenneth Heath, 61, sat in court and pled no contest to manslaughter. He will spend six to 15 years in prison with credit for the three years he has already...

Majority Of Texans Support Smoke Free Workplaces

Jun 20, 2011

A new poll released today finds 70 percent of Texas voters support prohibiting smoking cigarettes in indoor work and public places, including restaurants and bars.The poll, released by the...

Campus-wide Smoking Ban To Take Effect July 1

Jun 19, 2011

As signs begin to appear along the perimeter of campus signifying the imminent arrival of the campus-wide smoking cigarettes ban that takes effect on July 1, University officials and students are...

Health Department Conducts Air Quality Tests

Jun 18, 2011

More than a year after the Michigan enacted the smoke cigarettes free law, health officials say they have recorded a significant change.The Marquette County Health Department conducted air quality...

Tammany Chamber Of Commerce Weighs In On Cigarette Tax

Jun 17, 2011

The Chamber's resolution points out that discount cigarettes tax renewal provided $12 million to the state and that much of the tax revenue went to health care funding. It says the Chamber cannot...

Smoking And City Parks Don't Mix

Jun 16, 2011

There's an old saying that a man's right to swing his fist ends at another person's nose.We think the same should go for cigarettes online smoke. When it gets into another citizen's nose — and...

Nicotine Without The Smoke

Jun 15, 2011

Because cigarettes can be hard to quit, a few public health advocates have suggested smokeless cigarettes products may help some smokers make the transition to being nonsmokers. A University of...

More Tribes Make Own Cigarettes

Jun 14, 2011

JC Seneca is one of an increasing number of Indian businesspeople who are rolling — and selling — their own cigarettes, the Buffalo News reports. Recently, a federal court ruled that New York...

Springfield Smokers Enjoy Cigarettes Up To Last Minute

Jun 13, 2011

Ulysses S. Grant VI sat in a booth at Pappy's Place on Springfield's north side Saturday and mourned the city's new smoking cigarettes ban."I really don't like it," said the Springfield man --...

Mother Who Allowed Her Young Kids To Smoke Avoids Jail Time

Jun 12, 2011

A mother who allowed her young kids to smoke cigarettes and light firecrackers with their cheap cigarettes will not face any jail time.Theresa McCallister of Cabell County pleaded guilty Friday to...

Candy Cigarettes

Jun 11, 2011

How about a pack of Round Ups, featuring a photo of a Marlboro Man-like cowboy on a horse? Or maybe you'd prefer a pack of Lucky Lights. Lucky Lights, as in Lucky Strike - just in case you didn't...

Clear Up City Law On Smoking Ban

Jun 10, 2011

Clearing the air over Sheboygan's ordinance on indoor smoking cigarettes and the state law that banned smoking cigarettes in the workplace is proving to be a most involved process.We suspected...

KC Lawyer Says Smoking Bans Violate Missouri Law

Jun 9, 2011

A Kansas City attorney who fought a smoking cigarettes ban in Kansas City has been fighting a similar ban in Springfield.Jonathan Sternberg is representing a tavern opposed to Springfield's ban,...

Revising Smoking Ban Would Be Fair And Help Economy

Jun 8, 2011

The Legislature should immediately rewrite the indoor smoking cigarettes ban. Bars and taverns closed and people were put out of work when the draconian, vague smoking cigarettes ban was passed....

Parents Warned About New 'Cigarettes Sticks'

Jun 7, 2011

A new cheap smokes product being sold in Kansas has prompted warnings from state health officials, who say the tiny "smokeless cheap cigarettes sticks" could pose a danger to children.Altria Group...

Money To Curb Smoking Is Cut From State Budget

Jun 6, 2011

Money aimed at preventing cheap cigarettes use in Ohio will run out in a year unless the state reverses course on planned budget cuts.Gov. John Kasich's budget has proposed cutting cigarettes-use...

Clinton County Legislators Fail To Move Smoking Policy Forward

Jun 5, 2011

After a spirited 75-minute debate, Clinton County legislators could not agree on a new smoking cigarettes policy.Legislators were considering a new policy that would ban smoking cigarettes or use...

Up In Smoke

Jun 4, 2011

Beach-goers didn’t waste any time blowing smoke cigarettes in the face of the city’s recently enacted ban on public puffing, as dozens lit up along the Boardwalk in protest during the beach’s...

NV Panel Moves Bill Allowing Food In Smoking Bars

Jun 3, 2011

A bill in Nevada changing a voter-approved indoor smoking cigarettes ban and allowing adults-only taverns to sell food is moving forward, in spite of testimony that it was a step backward in the...

On Campus Smoking

Jun 2, 2011

Recently, there was discussion in student senate about a campus wide smoking cigarettes ban. A survey was conducted, but I never caught the results. It seems obviously lopsided to survey people on...

Jewett V. R.J. Reynolds

Jun 1, 2011

A Jacksonville jury on Friday found that defective cigarettes manufactured by R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard were the legal cause of the death of Barbara Jewett, whose husband Thomas Jewett asserted...

Smoked Out

May 31, 2011

Three days after New York's ban on smoking cigarettes in city parks went into effect, The Observer, ambling along one of Central Park's idyllic stone paths and in plain view of a number of...

No Negative Impact By Clean Indoor Air Act

May 30, 2011

From the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network:A new study released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network uses Nevada Department of Taxation data to show restaurant and...

Attorneys General Reach Agreement To Curb Cigarettes Sales

May 29, 2011

Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined 38 other states and the District of Columbia today to announce an agreement with Circle K Stores Inc. and Mac’s Convenience Stores LLC to prevent the sale of...

Battery Park City Excluded From City's Smoking Ban

May 28, 2011

A pre-school playgroup yesterday in Robert F. Wagner Park in Battery Park City. "We pay city taxes, these are city park officers and it (the law) should be enforced the same way," said Battery Park...

Scars And Stripes

May 27, 2011

It has been a year since a ban on smoking cigarettes in public places was implemented in New York and mixed messages are being sent across the pond. Michelle Perrett travelled Stateside to find out...

Going Smokefree Makes Good Sense

May 26, 2011

When Smokefree Natrona County released air quality results showing that smoking cigarettes establishments in Natrona County have toxin levels deemed “very unhealthy” by the EPA, a lot of folks...

Smoking Ban Arguments Flare In Committee Hearing

May 25, 2011

Bar and saloon owners made a late-session pitch Monday to ease voter-approved restrictions on indoor smoking cigarettes, arguing that the law intended to protect the health of children and families...

Park, Beach Smoke Ban In NYC Starts Today

May 24, 2011

If you plan on smoking cigarettes in a New York City park today, bring an umbrella and $50. Showers are expected in the area, and today Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on smoking cigarettes in public...

Troubling Cigarettes Trends

May 23, 2011

Smoking has long been a problem for many Americans, but anti-smoking cigarettes campaigns have made serious progress throughout the country. More than 365 colleges nationwide have joined this trend...

Cigarettes Control Agency Intact As Health Unit

May 22, 2011

Indiana's cheap cigarettes control agency will remain largely intact as a division of the State Department of Health after being stripped of its independence in the state's upcoming budget, and...

State Cigarette Law Makes Store Clerks Beware

May 21, 2011

Across North Carolina, law enforcement officers have been cracking down on store clerks that sell cheap smokes products to underage customers.Apparently, there’s a shortage of real crime –...

Cigarettes Trust Fund Key To N.C. Agriculture’s Future

May 20, 2011

The N.C. House’s version of the state budget proposes to permanently eliminate the cigarettes Trust Fund Commission, putting that money into the General Fund to help cover the budget shortfall....

College Campaign To Snuff Out Cigarette Litter Problem

May 19, 2011

Students and staff at Greenville Technical College call it the butt of a big problem. "It's nasty," says student Crystal Bedamore. "It's just disgusting." Everywhere you look, cigarette butts...

Raising Cigarettes Tax Makes Sense

May 18, 2011

Maine businesses are all feeling the effects of the recent economic downturn. Many have found it more difficult to maintain staffing levels, pay the bills, invest in new equipment and grow their...

Shade Cigarettes Days

May 17, 2011

In the summer of 1980, at the ripe age of 15 (going on 16), I worked for Consolidated Cigar company in East Windsor, Connecticut. This was in the waning days of the cigar business, hard to believe...

Casinos Must Enforce State's Smoking Ban

May 16, 2011

Recent reports show Atlantic City's 11 casinos often fail to enforce New Jersey's anti-smoking cigarettes laws. There is no reason for the casino floors in Atlantic City to be exempt from the total...

Ban Smoking On Beaches

May 15, 2011

City Council will consider creating smoke-free beaches in 2012, but it does not plan to take any action this year.Council listened to a presentation Tuesday from Global Advisors on Smokefree...

Evidence Challenged In Keene Case

May 14, 2011

A New Hampshire fire investigator said he does not believe that a lit cigarette started the fire that killed a Keene family of four in 1989.Lawyers for David McLeod, 54, are in court challenging...

Our Generation's Twist On An Ancient Tradition

May 13, 2011

Cultural traditions don't usually scream nightlife and bars, or do they? Hookah smoking cigarettes is a popular trend that's sweeping our nation. Where I am from, Massachusetts, there are eight...

Court Ponders When Cigarettes Is A Cigarette

May 12, 2011

The state Supreme Court is weighing the question, "What is a cigarette?"The answer could cost a Brookline cigarettes retailer a lot of money if the court determines it is manufacturing...

Group Hopes To Ban Smoking In Minot Bars

May 11, 2011

Smokers in Minot have the pleasure of lighting a cigarette while grabbing an adult beverage. A handful of bars in the Magic City allow smoking cigarettes, but the question is, for how long?...

Groups File An Appeal To Smoking Ban

May 10, 2011

The attorney representing American Legion Post 23 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1298 in the organizations’ battle against the city’s smoking cigarettes ban has appealed the citation issued...

Cigarettes Sales Prohibition Right Move

May 9, 2011

Councilor-at-large Michael Germain fears “overreaching” (“Councilor cuts off debate on cigarette sales ban, Telegram & Gazette, March 29). buy cigarettes companies work daily to find new ways...

Parks Smoking Ban Approved By City Council

May 8, 2011

Cupertino park users can breathe a little easier starting next month, thanks to a smoking cigarettes ban in recreational areas passed by the City Council on Tuesday night.The council voted...

Discount Cigarettes Smoker Can Sue For Later Illness

May 6, 2011

Nikki Pooshs was a longtime smoker who was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 1989. More than a dozen years later, she was diagnosed with lung cancer, and she sued cigarette...

Smokers May Sue Discount Cigarette Makers

May 5, 2011

The California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday that smokers may sue cigarette makers once they develop a disease such as lung cancer, even if they suffered different smoking...

Smoking Policy Takes New Turn

May 4, 2011

After a year of promoting the smoking cigarettes awareness campaign and informing students that a change was possible, if it be their will, the Fresno City College Associated Student Government...

Lawyers Begin Wrangle In Smoker Death Suit

May 3, 2011

Lawyers for both sides made opening statements to the jury today in a wrongful death and product liability case brought against Philip Morris Inc. by the family of a Douglas man who died of lung...

Cigarettes Cessation Medication May Reduce Hospitalization For Heart Attacks

May 2, 2011

The use of discount cigarettes cessation medication in a population may lead to reduced hospital admissions for heart attacks and for coronary atherosclerosis within the two years after use...

African American Smokers More Apt To Use CA Quitline

May 1, 2011

A new study examining 18 years of data from the California state cheap cigarettes quitline found that African American smokers used the counseling service at significantly higher rates than...

Jury Selection Begins In Cigarettes Death Lawsuit

May 1, 2011

Jury selection began today for the trial arising from a 2001 wrongful death lawsuit brought against cigarettes company Philip Morris Inc. by a former Douglas woman whose husband died of lung cancer...

Discount Cigarettes Ads Of The Past

Apr 7, 2011

In the black and white television days of the 1950s and early 1960s, "virtually everyone" was exposed to information linking cigarettes to lung cancer, a historian testified for discount cigarettes...

Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Banned

Mar 21, 2011

Despite evidence that menthol cigarettes are a significant factor in the rise of smoking among adolescents, a federal advisory panel on Friday stopped short of recommending a ban on the discount...

Cigarettes Prices Rising Again

Mar 17, 2011

Shares of British American Tobacco (BTI) hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday. The stock traded as high as $80.20 during mid-day trading and last traded at $79.82. The stock previously closed at...