tobacco

Cigarette Label Mockup (credit: FDA via Getty Images)

Senators Blumenthal, Lautenberg Back Graphic Cigarette Labels

A number of Senators are asking the Justice Department to appeal the court ruling that found tobacco companies can’t be compelled to label cigarettes with graphic photos of ailments that may afflict long term smokers.

03/08/2012

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Manicures, Other Goods And Services, Now Being Taxed In Connecticut

The budget approved in Connecticut is making a whole slew of things more expensive beginning Friday.

07/01/2011

A man holds a cigarette - Dec 15, 2008 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

AG Schneiderman Sues Online Tobacco Sites

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office is suing six website operators, accusing them of illegally selling cigarettes to state residents.

02/03/2011

A man holds a cigarette - Dec 15, 2008 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Judge: NYC Cannot Use Grotesque Anti-Tobacco Ads

The city’s campaign to scare smokers with grotesque images of decaying teeth or a diseased lung wherever tobacco products are sold was struck down Wednesday by a federal judge.

12/29/2010

A man holds a cigarette - Dec 15, 2008 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Bloomberg Sues WA Tobacco Co. Over Cigarette Taxes

Mayor Bloomberg’s administration is suing a tobacco company in Washington state,accusing it of illegally selling and distributing untaxed cigarettes in New York.

12/14/2010

Cigarette butts in an ashtray - File / Photo: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images

Poor Marks For CT, NJ In Smoking Prevention

New York, on the other hand, was ranked in the top half on the list.

11/18/2010

Generic Arrest File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Correction Officer Arrested On Drug Charges

A New York City correction officer has been charged with trying to sell tobacco and prescription pills to inmates.

11/14/2010

The inventor of the electronic cigarette, Hon Lik smokes his invention in Beiijng on May 25, 2009. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad & The Smokey

As more cities ban smoking, diehards are looking for a new way to feed their nicotine habit – and they may have found it.

08/20/2010

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