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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It's getting harder for teens to illegally buy tobacco products. State excise police have been using undercover teenagers to test whether shopkeepers are following cigarette sales laws. The Tobacco Retailer Inspection Program is...
ATLANTA (AP) — In a graphic new ad campaign announced Thursday, the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with the sometimes-gruesome stories of people damaged by tobacco products. The new effort confronts a hard truth: Despite...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is trying to convince a skeptical judge that tobacco companies should be required to put large graphic photos on cigarette packs to show that the habit kills smokers and their babies. Cigarette makers told...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterMike Wilson smoked half a pack of cigarettes a day since he was a teenager, the habit doing just as much harm to his lungs as it has his wallet. "I know I should quit," said the 28-year-old, who does maintenance work for an apartment complex. "I think...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it has issued about 1,200 warning letters to tobacco retailers in 15 states since it began inspections under a 2009 law giving the agency authority to regulate the industry. The agency's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department wants to require the tobacco industry to admit publicly that smoking causes a multitude of medical problems, killing 1,200 Americans every day. The department released the hard-hitting proposed statements...
The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
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Channel 2 NewsBethel officials and local businesses are trying to assess the effect of a new $2.21-a-pack tax on cigarettes passed in December and in effect since March 1, rapidly adding money to city coffers. According to the Associated Press, city officials say the...
The Hartford CourantHarry Raymond Soucy, the key witness in the federal trial of Robert Braddock, gave explosive testimony Wednesday, claiming that he put $5,000 in a Republican legislative leader's refrigerator last year — and was featured in audiotapes and text...
After years of decline, the rate of smokeless tobacco use among young people has leveled off, new research shows. In 2011, 5.2% of middle school and high school students in the U.S. reported using snuff, chewing tobacco or dipping tobacco at least...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State University is considering changing its health insurance policies to reward employees who agree to health screenings and risk assessments and penalize those who use tobacco products. ISU officials tell the...
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