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Will Big Tobacco Jump on the Pot Market?

By McCarton Ackerman

Cigarette companies may seek to branch out, thanks to marijuana's changing legal status. MORE  

Tobacco Giants Ordered to Admit Their Past Deceit

By McCarton Ackerman

A US judge mandates humiliating "corrective statements" on cigarette packs and in the media. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 16, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican official claims drug war is working, France says "mais, non!" to legalizing pot, and '80s rocker Rick Springfield struggled with sex addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 7, 2012

By Bryan Le

More than half of auto fatalities involve drinking, big tobacco shooting for a cancer-free cigarette, and Red Bull heir kills cop while driving drunk. MORE  

Californians Vote Today on Prop. 29

By Valerie Tejeda

Voters cast ballots on a divisive cigarette tax bill. The Fix reports from the polls. MORE  

Camel Cigs Appeal More and More to Tweens

By Bryan Le

The tobacco giant won't self-congratulate too loudly for the profitable popularity of its "Crush" cigarettes among kids. MORE  

Bloomberg Takes on Big Tobacco

By Valerie Tejeda

NYC's Mayor steps up anti-smoking efforts by donating his own cash to support for California's Proposition 29. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 4th, 2012

By Reina Berger

Doctors reluctant to discuss patients' alcoholism in fear of insurance denial, Whiz Khalifa cited for marijuana again, and new mouth spray gets you instantly drunk. MORE  

Smokeless Tobacco "Orbs" Safer, FDA Says

By Hunter R. Slaton

A health-impact study on tobacco "dissolvables" produces a variety pack of pros and cons. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 12, 2012

By Will Godfrey

A massive tobacco lawsuit kicks off in Canada; recovering addicts rally to stop heroin deaths in Missouri, and Reservoir Dogs star is arrested after stealing son's marijuana. MORE  

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