Tobacco

IQOS boosts Philip Morris International's quarterly profit, revenue

2 days ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

Philip Morris International beat second-quarter earnings and revenue estimates while hiking its full-year forecast as its new tobacco products gain momentum.
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Ohio state budget sent to governor's desk will raise tobacco buying age to 21

Ohio state budget sent to governor's desk will raise tobacco buying age to 21

2 days ago   |   WLWT

The Republican governor can veto provisions of the two-year, $69 billion spending plan that he doesn't approve.
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ATF offers $5,000 reward in killing of Morgan State University student

ATF offers $5,000 reward in killing of Morgan State University student

2 days ago   |   WBALTV

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Baltimore Field Division is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects who were...
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Legalized recreational marijuana a substitute for alcohol, but not tobacco

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

The recent wave of recreational cannabis legalization across the US could generate $22 billion in sales per year, but not everyone is happy about it. New research shows the...
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A.M. Roundup: Ambitious climate change bill awaits Cuomo's signature

3 days ago   |   Times Union

Good morning. You'll need your umbrella today - Barry is coming. Here's your roundup: New York passed one of the country's most ambitious climate change bills - and now it's...
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Bill calling for ban on vaping pens would be the nation's first if passed

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Legislation calling for a ban on all flavored tobacco products statewide, including increasingly popular JUUL vape pods, would be the first of its kind in the nation if...
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New York Raises Statewide Smoking Age to 21

3 days ago   |   Time

New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state's governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to...
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology'

5 days ago   |   CNBC

Campaign for Tobacco Free-Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth...
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New study on the immune system of plants: It works differently than expected

5 days ago   |   Science Daily

What happens at the molecular level when plants defend against invading pathogens? Previously it was assumed that the processes were roughly the same in all plants. This is not...
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Document of the Week: Is the U.N. Revisiting the Ban on Big Tobacco?

7 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Outgoing U.N. official pleads a case for the tobacco industry, saying health expertise and cigarette jobs can contribute to global prosperity and improved understanding of...
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Instagrammers hospitalized after diving into toxic Spanish 'lake' nicknamed...

Instagrammers hospitalized after diving into toxic Spanish 'lake' nicknamed the 'Galician Chernobyl'

Officials often warn tourists not to enter the water. Read more ...

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil...

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker

Britain has warned Iran there will be "serious consequences" if the country does not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in on Friday. Read more ...

'They just want to be loved'; Woman opens retirement home for older dogs

'They just want to be loved'; Woman opens retirement home for older dogs

Finally Home is a retirement home for older dogs to finish out their last days. Read more ...

'Game of Thrones' cast talks divisive finale, water bottles

'Game of Thrones' cast talks divisive finale, water bottles

“Game of Thrones” may be over but the cast can't seem to get away from stray coffee cups. Read more ...

Trump personally vouches for A$AP Rocky in call with Swedish leader

Trump personally vouches for A$AP Rocky in call with Swedish leader

President Donald Trump on Saturday advocated for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody in a call with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, saying he "personally" vouched for the... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon 50 years ago today. Here's what the astronaut...

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon 50 years ago today. Here's what the astronaut remembers most about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Buzz Aldrin was one of two astronauts to walk on the moon for the first time on July 20, 1969. On the eve of the Apollo 11 mission's 50th anniversary, Aldrin spoke to Omega... Read more ...

Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

A Pennsylvania school district is warning that children could end up in foster care if their parents do not pay overdue school lunch bills. Read more ...

Iran releases VIDEO of detained British-flagged tanker

Iran releases VIDEO of detained British-flagged tanker

Footage showing the oil tanker Stena Impero, which was detained by the Iranian authorities on Friday, has been published by the semi-official Iranian news agency Tasnim. Read more ...

What channel is Nationals vs. Braves on today? Time, TV schedule, series...

What channel is Nationals vs. Braves on today? Time, TV schedule, series breakdown

The Braves host the surging Nationals on Saturday. Here's everything you need to know to tune in. Read more ...

Protesters rally in Moscow over barring of opposition candidates from city...

Protesters rally in Moscow over barring of opposition candidates from city council election

People gathered in central Moscow to demand that a number of opposition politicians be allowed to run for seats in the city legislature despite being disqualified by the... Read more ...