New York City Hikes Cigarettes To $13 Per Pack

US | Kerry Picket
Menthol flavored cigarettes are displayed in a store in New York March 30, 2010. A U.S. scientific panel this month will weigh the controversial role of popular menthol flavoring in cigarettes in the first public meeting on tobacco products since a new law granted regulators power over the industry last year. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

‘We are sending a loud and clear message’

Vox's Life-Saving Tobacco Policy: Never Mention Vaping, Put Cigarettes In Ugly Packs

Daily Vaper | Guy Bentley
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Of all the recent hot takes and suggestions made for reform of US tobacco policy, the award for the most useless has to go to Vox.

Reducing Nicotine In Cigarettes Raises All Sorts Of Problems

Daily Vaper | Clive Bates and Carrie Wade
Woman smoking a cigarette (Photo via Shutterstock)

Practical, political, legal and ethical

Russia To Push For Lifetime Cigarette Ban On Young Generation

US | Steve Birr
An illustration picture shows cigarettes in their pack, October 8, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Illustration/File Photo

‘Absolutely ideologically correct’

Raising The Smoking Age To 21 Is A Terrible Idea

Opinion | Thomas Savidge
Cigarettes (Shutterstock/Gang Liu)

California has raised the smoking age from 18 to 21, and jurisdictions around the country are following suit.