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Cigarette Warnings

Camel Accused Of Targeting Children In Magazine Ads

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business

-- The American Heart Association, American Lung Association and several other health groups are asking at least two state attorneys to investigate a...

Lucky Strikes

Don Ringe | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics
Don Ringe

It's hard to watch as Medicare is offered up for cuts while taxes are increased on virtually everything but tobacco. I agree with my politically conservative friends. Let's not raise taxes on tobacco.

SHOCK: The Cigarette Brand That Teenagers Love

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

Which tobacco brand is increasing its cigarette sales among youngsters? Camel gained over 20 percent more market share among 12-17 year olds and o...

Obama Scolds Tobacco Companies Over Contentious Fight

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama – pronounced tobacco-free in his latest medical checkup – has tough words for cigarette makers. ...

FDA Says Judge Shouldn't Stop Graphic Cigarette Warnings

AP | By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 11.12.2011 | Healthy Living

RICHMOND, Va. -- New cigarette warning labels that show the sewn-up corpse of a smoker or a picture of diseased lungs shouldn't be prevented from appe...

New Cigarette Packaging Kills Upon Purchase

Pablo Andreu | Posted 09.13.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

"The new packaging is intended to protect people from the harmful effects of smoking," said Erica Jefferson, FDA spokesperson. "Killing active and potential smokers will save lives, increase life expectancy, and lower medical costs."

If Other Products Had Cigarette-Style Graphic Warnings

CollegeHumor Article | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy

Starting in September, graphic anti-smoking warnings will be plastered onto all cigarette packages and advertisements in the US. We thought a few othe...

Will Graphic Cigarette Labels Work? FDA Study Casts Doubt

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living
The Center for Public Integrity

The Food And Drug Administration's own research concluded that the impact of the new graphic cigarette warnings might actually be negligible.

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.

Warning: Cigarettes Are Addictive

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

Addicted smokers are unlikely to ever become recreational smokers, as much as they wish they could. The wish to "just have one" is a wish that, for most addicts who successfully quit their drug, must remain unfulfilled.

When Cigarette Warnings Backfire

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

The idea behind the new cigarette warnings is that if people really knew what cigarettes can do to them, they would not smoke. Unfortunately, there is good reason to believe that these warnings will not have the desired effect.

PHOTOS: Rejected Cigarette Warning Labels

Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy

The FDA just released designs for new cigarette warning labels and they're pretty shocking. However, there were a lot of rejected concepts, some o...

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...

Cigarette Warning Labels Around The World (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The FDA proposed new, graphic warnings for cigarettes today, following a global trend of shocking imagery designed to dissuade smoking. About 20.6 per...

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...