News tagged with tobacco

FDA: Agency must review tobacco products

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says it must review tobacco products that were introduced or changed over the last four years in order for companies to keep selling them.

dateJan 05, 2011 in Health
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Strategies to prevent tobacco use among teens

According to the Center for Disease Control, 21.4 percent of people aged 18 to 24 years smoke tobacco. Today everyone knows smoking is an unhealthy habit, so why do people still smoke? Penn State experts say several factors ...

dateDec 17, 2010 in Health
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Chewing tobacco maker agrees to $5M settlement

(AP) -- The maker of Skoal and Copenhagen smokeless tobacco has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a man who died of mouth cancer in what is believed to be the first wrongful-death settlement won from a chewing tobacco ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Health
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Tobacco: Out of sight, out of mind?

Putting tobacco out of sight in shops can change the attitude of young people to smoking, while not hitting retailers in the pocket, researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered.

dateNov 23, 2010 in Health
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Britain considering plain cigarette packs

Tobacco companies could be forced to sell cigarettes in plain grey or brown packaging in Britain in an attempt to deter youngsters from taking up smoking, the health secretary suggested Sunday.

dateNov 21, 2010 in Health
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