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Click Ticker to See live coverage Lorillard Inc. ( LO ) and Reynolds American, Inc. ( RAI ) won a case against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in which they challenged a report on menthol cigarettes published by the latter in 2011.
A federal judge says the Food and Drug Administration can't use an advisory panel's 2011 report on menthol cigarettes because its members had conflicts of interest. While the FDA has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact
The enduring popularity of menthol may be a big motivator behind Reynolds American Inc's interest in buying smaller rival Lorillard Inc , which has the best-selling U.S. cigarette brand with the additive. While potential cost savings from economies
Shares of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) rose as much as 3% today after a report in UK tabloid Daily Mail claimed that British American Tobacco PLC (ADR)(BTI) was finalizing a deal to buy out shares in Reynolds it did not already own. According to
Giving up smoking is hard, but there is little use in telling young people just how hard. Until you're in the grips of it, the strength of your addiction is difficult to envisage.' Photograph: Alamy I started writing this article having run out of
03:40 EST, 23 June 2014 13 shares 10 View comments Young people who smoke menthol cigarettes smoke almost double the amount of tobacco, new research has revealed. A study found that menthol users smoked an average of 43 cigarettes a week, close to
The minty taste helps mask the noxious properties, but the reality is that they are just as dangerous as any unflavoured cigarette, Azagba said. Menthol smokers were almost three times more likely to report that they intend to continue smoking in the
The public will have more time to weigh in on a federal proposal to regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday the public comment period slated to end July 9 is being extended until Aug. 8.
A New Orleans woman's funeral is going viral, as another example of "extreme embalming." Miriam Burbank, 53, was posed at a table with a glass of Busch beer, a menthol cigarette and a disco ball overhead. Her body also sports a manicure inspired by
New Orleans that their mother was "full of life" and that they wanted her funeral to be just as lively...So they convinced funeral directors to help stage her body with all of her favorite things: Busch beer, menthols, crossword puzzles, disco lights,