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FDA rules spell changes for vaping and hookah lounges
New FDA rules put restrictions on tobacco products, which will affect venues catering to their use.
How the new e-cigarette regulations will impact small businesses
Small shops and vape-makers worry the regulation will put them out of business.
Despite headwinds, tobacco industry is still thriving
A new report suggests the legal age to buy cigarettes should jump from 18 to 21.
How bankers muscled ratings agencies on tobacco bonds
Banks pushed firms to give better ratings to companies that are now close to default.
China's smoking ban distracts from a larger issue
A Stanford anthropologist calls the ban a "sideshow" and points out that the country is a "superpower" of cigarette production.
How tobacco farms are going organic
The federal program designed to help tobacco farmers transition from the depression-era quota system to the free market has officially ended.
The discount that links big tobacco to the military
Legislation wants the big business of selling tobacco to military members to stop.
Wall Street tobacco deals left states in billions of debt
Politicians wanted upfront cash from a victory over Big Tobacco, and bankers obliged.
Turning a new leaf can prove elusive in tobacco-built South
Mullins, South Carolina is a small town with a big past and a long memory.