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US issues graphic cigarette labels

In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the government’s regulatory Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use. Among the images to appear on cigarette packs are rotting and diseased teeth and gums and a… Continue Reading US issues graphic cigarette labels

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration is working to lift the smokescreen clouding the ingredients used in cigarettes and other tobacco products. In June, tobacco companies must tell the FDA their formulas for the first time, just as drug-makers have for decades. Manufacturers also will have to turn over any studies they’ve… Continue Reading What’s in a cigarette? FDA to study ingredients

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