CIGAR MAKERS AGREE TO POST HEALTH WARNINGS

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Federal Trade Commission last week announced that U.S. cigar manufacturers have agreed to post warnings about the adverse health risks of cigar smoking on all of their products and advertising.The FTC decision comes in the wake of a continuing upswing in cigars' popularity that began in the mid-1990s, raising concerns among federal health officials. "Cigar smoking is considered

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The Federal Trade Commission last week announced that U.S. cigar manufacturers have agreed to post warnings about the adverse health risks of cigar smoking on all of their products and advertising.

The FTC decision comes in the wake of a continuing upswing in cigars' popularity that began in the mid-1990s, raising concerns among federal health officials. "Cigar smoking is considered by many consumers to be a harmless alternative to cigarette smoking, [but] accordin

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