Daily Archives: November 24, 2010

African-Americans divided over possible menthol ban

The longest Samuel Johnson has ever been able to give up menthol cigarettes is three months. Every time he tries to quit, he said, black smoking cigarettesthat cool, minty flavor that first drew him and other African-American smokers to menthols lures him back.

Uruguay Takes on Tobacco Giant Philip Morris

It started as a David vs. Goliath type of battle: Philip Morris International, the world’s second largest tobacco company, against the Latino cigarettessecond smallest nation in Latin America, Uruguay – whose population equals the state of Oregon.

Marlboro Lights target of sizable class action

A Merrimack County Superior Court judge on Monday certified what defendants say could be the largest class action lawsuit ever inMarlboro brand New Hampshire, against cigarette company Philip Morris USA.