Cigarette Makers Introduce Candy-Flavored Smokes Tobacco companies are introducing candy-flavored cigarettes this winter with blends including Midnight Berry, Cherry Cheesecake, and Warm Winter Toffee. Anti-smoking groups say the flavored smokes are targeted at kids, something tobacco companies agreed not to do in a legal settlement with states. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.
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Cigarette Makers Introduce Candy-Flavored Smokes

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Cigarette Makers Introduce Candy-Flavored Smokes

Cigarette Makers Introduce Candy-Flavored Smokes

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Tobacco companies are introducing candy-flavored cigarettes this winter with blends including Midnight Berry, Cherry Cheesecake, and Warm Winter Toffee. Anti-smoking groups say the flavored smokes are targeted at kids, something tobacco companies agreed not to do in a legal settlement with states. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.