Daily Archives: November 16, 2010

U.S. Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Menthol cigarettes are coming under fire this morning from researchers who say these products should be banned.Menthol cigarettes

Smoking among some adults dropped dramatically in past three decades

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2010 — The proportion of adult smokers dramatically decreased during the past three decades in at least one metropolitan area — with more quitting and fewer picking up the habit, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2010.

World health officials debate new tobacco controls

PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay - Health officials from across the world gathered on Monday in Uruguay to discuss tighter controls on tobacco that are rejected by farmers and the cigarette industry.