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  • A new trend in young, female smokers

    WASHINGTON — Researchers are discovering an interesting trend among young adult women who smoke: they are very light smokers, meaning they smoke fewer than five cigarettes per day. A team at the University of Texas at Austin…

  • Delaware authorities charge man with smuggling cigarettes

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A New York City man is facing cigarette smuggling charges after a traffic stop by Delaware State Police on state Route 1. Authorities announced Monday that 25-year-old Mugahid Tahir Al Ghazali…

  • 3 people sentenced in Virginia cigarette trafficking case

    CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Three people have been sentenced in Virginia for participating in a cigarette trafficking scheme. Prosecutors say up to $5 million worth of untaxed cigarettes were bought in Virginia and sent to…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.