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Tampa cereal bar shares ghost stories

Sep. 19, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lisa Lawson says she has a deal with the spirits who haunt her Cerealholic Cafe and Afterholic Speakeasy businesses, which share a century-old Ybor City former church building. She can put up with ghostly shenanigans if the spirits allow her to market...

FDA delays decision on e-cigarettes from vaping giant Juul

Sep. 09, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Thursday delayed a high-stakes decision on whether to permit bestselling vaping brand Juul to stay on the market, while banning the sale of thousands of other electronic cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration said it...

FDA delays decision on top-seller Juul, orders thousands of other electronic cigarettes off the US market

Sep. 09, 2021 14:37 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — FDA delays decision on top-seller Juul, orders thousands of other electronic cigarettes off the US market.

Panel ruling on tobacco settlement nets $14m for Wisconsin

Sep. 02, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state is in line to receive about $14 million thanks to an arbitration panel’s ruling in a multistate tobacco settlement dating back to 1998. Wisconsin and 45 other states reached an agreement with the nation’s four largest U.S. tobacco...

Charleston International Airport goes smoke, vape free

Sep. 01, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Charleston International Airport is no longer allowing people to smoke or use vapes anywhere in the facility. Airport leaders are instituting the ban in an effort to maintain what they say is the health, safety and welfare of the traveling...

Mondelez workers on strike at Virginia bakery plant

Aug. 19, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

HENRICO, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of workers at a Mondelez International bakery in Virginia are on strike, seeking to block the company’s demands for concessions in contract negotiations and end what the union calls the outsourcing of jobs to Mexico. About 400 workers from...

1966 death of heiress' employee under renewed scrutiny

Aug. 05, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

When Doris Duke, a fabulously wealthy tobacco and power company heiress, ran over and killed a longtime employee and confidant at her Newport, Rhode Island, mansion in 1966, police took her at her word that it was an accident. But the story of the killing at Duke’s...

Belgium seizes tens of millions of counterfeit cigarettes

Aug. 04, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's customs officers arrested 40 people Wednesday and seized tens of millions of counterfeit cigarettes in raids targeting illegal production sites across the country. Belgium's finance ministry described the operation as the biggest in the history...

Tobacco CEO sees end to cigarettes in Britain in 10 years

Jul. 26, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

The chief executive of the company that makes Marlboro cigarettes was quoted by Britain's Mail on Sunday as saying that the tobacco company foresaw an end to its sales of traditional cigarettes in Britain within 10 years. “I want to allow this company to leave smoking...

Experts: Spend opioid settlement funds on fighting opioids

Jul. 21, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

As a $26 billion settlement over the toll of opioids looms, some public health experts are citing the 1998 agreement with tobacco companies as a cautionary tale of runaway government spending and missed opportunities for saving more lives. Mere fractions of the $200...