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Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.
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Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U.S. data show.
Calm prevailed at Wednesday night's public forum, when about 125 people gathered to hear comments about - and debate - a proposed ban of smoking in public places, including private bars and fraternal organizations.
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The most "feminine" girls and "masculine" boys are more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks, according to a new study.
A potential smoking ban in Gautier is getting mixed reviews from residents and business owners.
But a Whangarei coroner has found that those pleasures caused her death in a house fire, after a cigarette fell onto a chair.
KY21Smokea Forum Friday August 12, 2011: Detail shot of No Smoking sign of the doors at Super Bowl Erlanger Friday August 12, 2011 in Erlanger, Kentucky.
Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products will now be covered under Smith County's smoking ordinance and will not be allowed inside Smith County buildings nor within 50 feet of the county property entrances.
THOUSANDS of illegal cigarettes were seized and 19 roadside stop checks made during a week long campaign to tackle rogue traders.
Smoking among Chicago high school students has dropped to its lowest rate in more than a decade, according to a new study released by the city's health department.
Gail Kesecker has done her part to let Berkeley County Health Department board members know that she - and lots of others who patronize her rural business, the Long Branch Saloon and Grill - opposes a proposed ban of smoking in public places, including bars and fraternal organizations.
Activists in the world of historic preservation have long staked a claim to rescuing architecturally important train stations, government buildings and private estates.
Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady says the aim is to stop tobacco companies from luring young people into smoking through cigarillos and other flavoured products.
Even though smoking appears far less frequently in U.S. television shows than it used to, its portrayal may still be triggering the urge in adult smokers, according to a new study.
The nation's top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs.
Dr. Bechara Choucair, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, said fewer than 11 percent of Chicago high school students reported smoking last year.