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  • Marlboro maker Altria’s 3Q profit up slightly

    Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.\’s profit rose slightly the third quarter as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.

  • Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

    MICHAEL FELBERBAUM AP Tobacco Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. The nation’s second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday that beginning next year, the use of traditional cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted at employee desks or offices, conference…

  • 3 big cigarette thefts reported in Virginia Beach

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach police are looking for two suspects believed to be responsible for three large thefts of cigarettes at one convenience store since last August. Police say in a news release the latest incident occurred May 17 at a 7-Eleven in which one suspect distracted clerks while another suspect entered…

  • Flavored e-cigarettes not the best method for kicking the habit

    Mango, Cheesecake and Chocolate aren\’t just ice cream flavors; they\’re also e-cigarette flavors. And parents may have to dig deeper into the lives of their children to know whether they\’re experimenting with them.

  • Exercise helps teens quit smoking

    A George Washington University study finds the best success comes when teens combine exercise with a quit smoking program.

  • Airport officials bust man with 18,480 cigarettes

    A Customs and Border Protection official referred him to a secondary agricultural inspection, where an X-ray revealed 924 individual packs of cigarettes inside almost all 10 pieces of his luggage.