Big tobacco says your e-cigarette may kill you

Mar 24, 2015
What’s driving this public health message?
Posted In: e-cigarettes, tobacco, public health
The FDA proposes raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 21.

Despite headwinds, tobacco industry is still thriving

Mar 13, 2015
A new report suggests the legal age to buy cigarettes should jump from 18 to 21.
Posted In: tobacco, public health, smoking
A seasonal worker harvests tobacco plants.

How bankers muscled ratings agencies on tobacco bonds

Dec 23, 2014
Banks pushed firms to give better ratings to companies that are now close to default.
Posted In: tobacco, bonds
One of China's approximately 300 million smokers sits in Tiananmen Square in Beijing in January 2013.

China's smoking ban distracts from a larger issue

Nov 25, 2014
A Stanford anthropologist calls the ban a "sideshow" and points out that the country is a "superpower" of cigarette production.
Posted In: tobacco, smoking, cigarettes, China

How tobacco farms are going organic

Nov 5, 2014
The federal program designed to help tobacco farmers transition from the depression-era quota system to the free market has officially ended.
Posted In: tobacco, Organic farming, North Carolina

The discount that links big tobacco to the military

Oct 1, 2014
Legislation wants the big business of selling tobacco to military members to stop.
Posted In: military, tobacco

Wall Street tobacco deals left states in billions of debt

Aug 7, 2014
Politicians wanted upfront cash from a victory over Big Tobacco, and bankers obliged.
Posted In: tobacco, Wall Street

Turning a new leaf can prove elusive in tobacco-built South

Jul 22, 2014
Mullins, South Carolina is a small town with a big past and a long memory.
Posted In: tobacco, South Carolina, smoking, South

Meet New Jersey’s tobacco bonds

Jun 18, 2014
Why a deal to cash out their tobacco settlement might cost New Jersey
Posted In: tobacco, bonds, new jersey
Smokeless Tobacco

The market for smokeless tobacco keeps on growing

Jun 17, 2014
After the death of Tony Gwynn, it's a hot topic.
Posted In: tobacco, cigarettes