Tag: cigarettes


U.S. Seeks to Limit Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

June 22, 2022

Via: Time Health

The Biden administration said it will issue a new rule mandating tobacco companies cut nicotine levels in cigarettes in a bid to reduce smoking-related deaths in the U.S. The Food and Drug Administration will draft a rule to remove most […]

Innovation, Research

More Research Needed on Use of Premium Cigars, Report Finds

March 10, 2022

Via: MedPageToday

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, except when it’s a “premium cigar.” But what does “premium” mean, and do premium cigars affect people’s health differently than other cigars, or cigarettes? These are just a few of the questions that […]

Innovation, News, Research

Smoking traditional cigarettes along with e-cigarettes causes harmful health effects

January 4, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Smoking traditional cigarettes in addition to using e-cigarettes results in harmful health effects similar to smoking cigarettes exclusively, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation. Smoking, a well-known link to cardiovascular disease and […]

Innovation, Research

Vaping Damages Your Lungs, But Is Still Safer Than Smoking, a Long-Term Study Suggests

December 16, 2019

Via: Time Health

At the heart of the hysteria over vaping is what seems like a simple question: Is it safer than smoking? Answering that question, however, is complicated. While e-cigarettes contain and produce fewer known cancer-causing toxins than cigarettes, that’s not the […]

Innovation, Research

Smoking Fewer Than 5 Cigarettes a Day Damages Your Lungs Almost as Much as Smoking a Whole Pack, Study Says

October 10, 2019

Via: Time Health

Health officials have long argued there’s no safe amount of smoking—but, even still, many people assume a cigarette here and there doesn’t hurt. A new study published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine puts that notion to rest: It found smoking […]

Innovation, Research

What hookah smoking can do to your blood vessels

November 6, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

More and more people are giving up smoking, and they are sensible to do so. Cigarette smoking is “the leading preventable cause of death in the United States,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with cigarettes […]


E-Cigarette Math And The FDA’s Regulatory Dilemma

September 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

The FDA has a regulatory dilemma on its hands with e-cigarettes. In one sense, the government might want to encourage e-cigarette use as a public health policy because if e-cigarettes replace regular cigarettes they would save lives and billions of […]


Cigarettes Have to Be Labeled ‘Deadly’ Now. Here’s Why

June 18, 2018

Via: Time Health

A new rule requiring tobacco companies to describe their products as “deadly” and “addictive” on their websites went into effect Monday — and more regulations are coming. Tobacco companies including Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA were […]


FDA moves forward on nicotine regulation in cigarettes

March 15, 2018


The Food and Drug Administration is taking the first steps toward implementing a rule about the maximum level of nicotine in combustible cigarettes, after an announcement of its plans last summer that rocked stocks of tobacco companies. The agency is […]


You may soon see a new type of tobacco product that claims to be less risky than cigarettes

January 25, 2018


A new tobacco product could become one step closer to claiming it is less risky than cigarettes. An independent advisory committee will continue to consider whether it should recommend the Food and Drug Administration approve Philip Morris International’s modified-risk tobacco […]