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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...
ReutersBy Shankar Ramakrishnan NEW YORK, April 29 (IFR) - Some of the US's biggest brand names raced to the market on Monday to lock in tight pricing on their deals before Apple comes to the market with its jumbo offering. A total of USD6.725bn was raised...
No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation's largest city. New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for seniors say President Barack Obama is breaking his promise to protect Social Security, while conservatives say he is breaking his promise not to raise taxes on the middle class. Obama's budget proposal includes a...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit. Instead, the Food and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach. The ban, which...
For The Baltimore SunWedding Day: Aug. 11, 2012 Her story: Alexandra Heifetz-Jones, 29, grew up in Dayton. She lives in Davis, Calif., and is in her second year at the University of California-Davis School of Law. Her mother, Suzanne Heifetz, is a clinical social worker in...
PolitiCalCalifornia ballot measure campaigns raise $150 million...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As a political science major at Ohio State University, Ida Seitter says, she lit up many a cigarette to help her through the stress of exam season. Right or wrong, they were her security blanket as she toiled through college....
Fox 5 San Diego ReporterSAN DIEGO -- California's primary elections are around the corner and one of the propositions has been making national headlines. Proposition 29 would put a $1 tax on every pack of cigarettes sold in California. If passed, it is expected to raise more...
Tags: Primaries, Cancer, Republican Party, Tobacco Products, Politics
The problem facing cigarette manufacturers decades ago involved tragic deaths and bad publicity, but it had nothing to do with cancer. It had to do with house fires. Smoldering cigarettes were sparking fires and killing people. And tobacco executives...
PolitiCalTobacco companies are stepping up their efforts to defeat Proposition 29, the June ballot measure that would hike cigarette taxes by $1 per pack. On Friday, the parent companies of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. reported giving......
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