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A man puffs on an electronic cigarette. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Texas Researchers To Study Dangers/Benefits Of E-Cigarettes

A lot of people are asking if those trendy new e-cigarettes are safe? It’s one of the things researchers at a Texas university are trying to find out.

CBSDFW.COM–07/12/2013

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FDA Review Of Tobacco Products Grinds To A Halt

Talk about a smoke break. Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the federal government has prevented them from doing so.

12/13/2012

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U.S.: More Work Needed To Stop Youth Tobacco Use

A new report says more work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products.

03/08/2012

A person lights a cigarette to smoke. (credit: Getty Images/Christophe Simon/AFP)

Gov’t & Big Tobacco In Dispute Over Proposed Ads

The Justice Department wants the largest cigarette manufacturers to admit that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, forcing the industry to set up and pay for a self-criticizing advertising campaign.

CBSDFW.COM–02/24/2011

Proposed Cigarette Warning Label

Feds Propose Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels that will take up half of each cigarette package.

CBSDFW.COM–11/10/2010