News tagged with tobacco cigarettes

European court OKs crackdown on e-cigarettes, packaging

The European Union's top court dealt a blow to the tobacco industry Wednesday by approving sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, ban menthol cigarettes and regulate the growing electronic cigarette market.

May 04, 2016
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Tiny village becomes Indonesian anti-smoking champion

Nestled amid mountains in remote central Indonesia, Bone-Bone looks like any other rural hamlet in the archipelago, with a modest collection of houses, shops and mosques and people quietly going about their daily lives.

Mar 11, 2016
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California lawmakers approve raising smoking age to 21

California lawmakers voted Thursday to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21, approving a measure that would make the nation's most populous state only the second to put legal tobacco products out of the reach of most teenagers.

Mar 10, 2016
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