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FDA to independently review of menthol cig studies

video The Food and Drug Administration is conducting an independent review of research on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes.

FDA issues graphic cigarette labels

In the most significant change to US cigarette packs in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use.

Philip Morris Int’l CEO: Tobacco not hard to quit

The head of cigarette maker Philip Morris International says tobacco is not that hard to quit.

Report gives NC failing grades on tobacco control

The American Lung Association is giving the nation's top tobacco-producing state failing grades for efforts to curb the death and diseases caused by tobacco use.

Deliberations continue in suit against NC cigarette maker

Jurors in a lawsuit by the family of a Massachusetts woman who accused a North Carolina-based tobacco company of enticing black children to smoke have resumed deliberations.

Columbus County considers tobacco ban

Tobacco has long been king in Columbus County, but tonight commissioners will consider a tobacco ban.

New tobacco regulations may be ticket to quit

videoSo how are the new regulations on tobacco being received here? Smokers NewsChannel 3 spoke with said they understand looking out for people's health. And while some do not necessarily agree with how the president is going about these new regulations, they said the law may be the ticket to help them quit.

FDA to take control over tobacco industry

Major changes were made Monday for the tobacco industry. President Obama signed new legislation giving the Food and Drug Administration sweeping powers over the industry. The bill gives the F.D.A. the authority to regulate the marketing, advertising and manufacturing of tobacco products.

Governor signs smoking ban into law

The country's largest tobacco-producing state is going smoke free.

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