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  • New cigarette warning labels unveiled

    New cigarette warning labels unveiled
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday unveiled a group of graphic images and messages that will cover the top half of every cigarette package in the United States starting in fall 2012. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An...
  • Big Tobacco adds nearly $9 million to fight against cigarette tax

     
    The parent companies of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. reported nearly $9 million in contributions to the campaign against Proposition 29, the June ballot measure that would hike cigarette taxes by $1 per pack....
  • Lance Armstrong to give $1.5 million to push California tobacco tax

     
    Former Tour de France champion and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong will announce a $1.5-million donation to Proposition 29, the June ballot measure in California that would create a new $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to pay for cancer research. The...
  • Bud Light Platinum coming, says Anheuser-Busch as U.S. sales slip

     
    Bud Light Platinum to arrive in 2012, says Anheuser-Busch...
  • Cigarette labels: Too much of a good thing

     
    The Food and Drug Administration has ordered that, beginning in fall 2012, all cigarette packs would carry new labels, but do they go too far. A federal judge thinks so....
  • Consumer Confidential: Abercrombie's situation, tobacco ad suit

     
    Here's your won't-get-fooled-again Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Abercrombie & Fitch may no longer be welcome at "Jersey Shore." The clothing company's stock price took a tumble after it offered the reality-show star Michael...
  • High levels of toxic PBDE found in pregnant California women

     
    Flame retardant pollution: The communities with the highest levels overall are low income communities in California such as Oakland, Richmond and Salinas, all in Northern and Central California, mostly because those are the areas that have been studied......
  • Consumer Confidential: Menthol smokes probed, Cheerios rule, cool new stamps

     
    Here's your my-cherie-amour Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --The Food and Drug Administration is taking a closer look at mint-flavored menthol cigarettes, one of the few types of cancer sticks to show sales growth. The agency......
  • Times Past: Doing our part to recycle

     
    From the Los Angeles Times archives: West magazine, Feb. 20, 1972 An inspired West magazine cover — the recycling issue — had Angelenos pegged: environmentalist car-lovers with a sense of whimsy. Inside were other amusing recycling ideas, includi...
  • State unveils high-tech cigarette tax stamp

     
    California tax officials have a new weapon in the war against cigarette bootleggers. On Tuesday, the California Board of Equalization unveiled its latest high-tech tax stamp. The device, which will appear on legally authorized cigarette packs beginning...
  • Consumer Confidential: GM sales rise, IKEA powers down, 'safer' smokeless tobacco

     
    Here's your tone-it-down Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Maybe what's good for General Motors is good for America after all. The formerly bankrupt carmaker says U.S. vehicle sales rose 6.3% last year, thanks to a......