Oversight urged over luxury cigars, e-cigarettes

Aug 16, 2014

Oversight urged over luxury cigars, e-cigarettes

by Anna Edney

Anti-smoking advocates want U.S. health authorities to regulate more than 3,500 types of luxury cigars that cost $10 or more each, expanding oversight of the tobacco industry. The products, known as premium cigars, should be subject to warning labels and pre-marketing review, the groups ...

Chinese e-cigarette inventor fights for royalties

Oct 4, 2013

Chinese e-cigarette inventor fights for royalties

by Tom Hancock

The Chinese inventor who dreamed up the electronic cigarette in a nicotine-induced vision says that despite its global popularity, copycat versions and legal disputes mean he has battled to cash in on his creation. “Smoking is the most unhealthy thing in people’s everyday lives. ...