Global health officials: Restrict flavored cigarettes


November 23, 2010

USA Today

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — In a major blow to the tobacco industry, public health officials from around the world agreed Saturday to recommend restricting or banning flavor additives that make cigarettes more attractive to new smokers.

Delegates from 172 countries that have signed on to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control treaty also agreed to recommend that tobacco producers be required to disclose their ingredients to health authorities... Read More