News tagged with cigarettes

Cigarette alternatives may not be 'safe' tobacco

Cigarette alternatives, widely perceived to be safe, are often addictive and can be stepping stones to cigarette smoking, according to a scientific review published online in the journal Clinical Reviews in Allergy and Im ...

Oct 09, 2013
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EU Parliament clears tough new anti-smoking rules (Update 2)

European lawmakers approved sweeping new regulations governing the multibillion-dollar tobacco market on Tuesday, including bigger drastic health warnings on cigarette packs and a ban on menthol and other flavorings to further ...

Oct 08, 2013
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EU lawmakers to push ahead with anti-tobacco plans (Update)

European lawmakers on Tuesday were set to tighten rules governing the multibillion-dollar tobacco market by imposing bigger and bolder warnings on cigarette packs, banning most flavorings like menthol and strengthening regulation ...

Oct 08, 2013
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Big tobacco pushes into e-cigs

The former Playboy centerfold strikes a sultry pose in a bar, the sleek black cigarette in her hand and a handsome dude at her side.

Oct 02, 2013
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Regulatory cloud hangs over e-cig revolution

The electronic cigarette is seducing Europe and America, luring millions away from traditional tar-depositing tobacco with a battery-powered alternative that claims to be satisfying and harmless.

Oct 02, 2013
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China's e-cigarette inventor fights for financial rewards

The Chinese inventor who dreamed up the electronic cigarette in a nicotine-induced vision says that despite its global popularity, copycat versions and legal disputes mean he has battled to cash in on his creation.

Oct 02, 2013
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