Cigarette use has been declining for decades, while marijuana use has been on the rise, according to a new Gallup survey in the U.S.
The Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to ban menthol cigarettes, which the tobacco industry has aggressively marketed toward African Americans since 1964.
The Federal Trade Commission says sales in 2020 were up slightly, and analysts say the increase was due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the gain looks unlikely to represent a long-term trend.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris International is pivoting away from cigarettes. Part of its reinvention plan is to stop selling cigarettes in the United Kingdom in the next 10 years.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol cigarettes.
The president of Reynolds American Inc. is stepping down.