Senate Bill 38, a proposed California bill to ban flavored tobacco products, was shelved on May 23 after the author said it had been watered down so much with exemptions that it was now opposed by public health groups. Read more


A July Gallup poll found that Americans say cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars, and pipes are much more harmful to people who use them than marijuana and e-cigarettes. Read more


From the Associate editor

Reflections and Resolutions

An eventful year for an industry undergoing changes, and more to come.

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