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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.
The head of cigarette maker Philip Morris International says tobacco is not that hard to quit.
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.
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.
Tobacco has long been king in Columbus County, but tonight commissioners will consider a tobacco ban.
So 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.
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.
The country's largest tobacco-producing state is going smoke free.