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Cigarette Labels

Lighter Cigarettes by Any Other Name Would Kill as Many Smokers

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

Products once labeled as lighter and milder are still sold. Even if labeled with random letters in plain white packs, consumers through tasting can identify the milder, lighter, smoother brands, and need to know that such brands are not linked to any reduced risks.

Well, So Much For Those Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living

RICHMOND, Va. — The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning ...

Obama Administration Looks To Be Losing Long-Fought Battle

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government fought an uphill battle Wednesday to convince a skeptical judge that tobacco companies should be required to put ...

Judge Blocks Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- A judge on Monday blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing tobacco companies next year to put graphic images includin...

Why Did The FDA Neglect Graphic Smoking-Related Foot Amputation Warning?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

The Surgeon General's message is clear: "smoking kills." But smoking not only kills. It also results in foot and lower extremity limb loss due to Peripheral Arterial Disease.

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: New Cigarette Warnings Released

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living

The Food and Drug Administration released nine new graphic warnings for cigarette packages today -- the first new labels in more than two decades. The...

New Graphic Warnings Labels: A Step In The Right Direction

Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A. | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A.

Stark images and bold messaging will now graphically illustrate -- on every ad and every pack of cigarettes -- the painful and deadly reality of tobacco use. A diseased lung. A baby surrounded by secondhand smoke. A man who needs an oxygen mask to breathe.

Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels On Packs Unveiled By FDA (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. - Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the federal government...