Tag: smoking regulations

China Plans to Quit its Leading Smoking Habit

China is thinking about challenging curbs on cigarette advertising, as the world’s leading consumer of cigarettes seems to quit the habit, state media revealed several days ago. A parliamentary committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) is considering a modification…

Need for FDA Menthol Ban

The Food and Drug Administration’s proposed ban on mentholated cigarettes is stirring controversy, but a recently released scientific journal’s supplement underscores the need for federal intervention. In March, the FDA convened the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee to decide whether…