CIGARETTES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CIGARETTES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Cracking down: Health agency urges banning e-cigs for minors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338485-79/health-cigarettes-public-tobacco.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338485-79/health-cigarettes-public-tobacco.html.csp">Cracking down: Health agency urges banning e-cigs for minors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T15:24:44.296-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 03:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until more evidence can be gathered about their risks, the U.N. health agency said Tuesday. In a bid to set public policy, the World Health Organization said the popular nicotine-vapor products, particularly the fruit, candy and alcohol-drink flavors, could serve as gateway addictions for children and adolescents. It recommended governments forbid or keep ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583384852014-08-26T15:24:44.296-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T15:24:44.296-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:24:44 MDT Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338400-79/tobacco-snus-market-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338400-79/tobacco-snus-market-health.html.csp">Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match’s request to certify its General-branded tobacco products as less harmful than cigarettes. It is the first time the Food and Drug Administration has accepted a modified risk tobacco product application, a move that’s being closely watched by both the public health community and tobacco companies, which are looking for new products to sell as they face declining cigarette demand due to tax incre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583384002014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338400@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:35 MDT Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301806-79/fire-cigarettes-devices-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301806-79/fire-cigarettes-devices-plane.html.csp">Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHILIP MARCELO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Federal authorities should consider further restrictions for electronic cigarettes on planes, airport officials said after one of the devices apparently started a small fire that forced passengers to briefly evacuate a plane last weekend. Ed Freni, director of aviation at the Massachusetts Port Authority, which operates Boston’s Logan International Airport, said the device was packed in a passenger’s checked luggage and burned a small hole in the bag. He said it could have been far more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583018062014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301806@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:17:02 MDT Davis County health board wants to tweak e-cigarette law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58289144-78/cigarette-county-board-cigarettes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58289144-78/cigarette-county-board-cigarettes.html.csp">Davis County health board wants to tweak e-cigarette law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T22:15:46.228-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Davis County Board of Health wants to make it easier for smoke shops to sell e-cigarettes. The board, which became the first in Utah to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes last February, proposed six amendments to that law on Tuesday. A public hearing on the proposed changes will be scheduled sometime before the next meeting on Nov. 25. In the past year, the health department has noticed changes in e-cigarette commerce, Lewis Garrett, director of the health department told the board....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289144@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:15:46 MDT FDA rules may jeopardize Black & Mild cigar name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284490-79/mild-black-cigar-brand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284490-79/mild-black-cigar-brand.html.csp">FDA rules may jeopardize Black & Mild cigar name</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T11:55:05.171-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Plans to regulate cigars and other tobacco products the same as cigarettes may threaten one of the nation’s top-selling cigar brands — Black & Mild. Under the Food and Drug Administration proposal, cigar makers would have to remove descriptions like “light,” “mild,” “medium” or “low” from their products, raising a unique question about the fate of Black & Mild. The descriptions were banned for cigarettes under a 2009 law because many smokers wrongly thought they meant the product...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582844902014-08-11T11:55:05.171-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T11:55:05.171-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284490@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:55:05 MDT Reynolds American’s quarterly profit climbs 6.7% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236794-79/percent-share-tobacco-cigarettes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236794-79/percent-share-tobacco-cigarettes.html.csp">Reynolds American’s quarterly profit climbs 6.7%</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:17:02.533-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Reynolds American Inc. said Tuesday that its profit rose by 6.7 percent in its second quarter as higher cigarette and smokeless tobacco prices helped to offset a decline in the number of cigarettes it sold. The Winston Salem, N.C.-based company said it earned $492 million, or 92 cents per share, in the period ended June 30, up from $461 million, or 84 cents per share, a year ago. Adjusted earnings were 89 cents per share, topping analyst estimates of 87 cents per share, according...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367942014-07-29T09:17:02.533-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:17:02.533-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236794@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:17:02 MDT Denver Post: No public vaping ban — yet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232819-82/cigarettes-vaping-ban-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232819-82/cigarettes-vaping-ban-public.html.csp">Denver Post: No public vaping ban — yet</a></h4>