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FSC cigarettes

Complaint Rating:  100 % with 18 votes
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111 Glenway Ave.
Upland, Pennsylvania
United States
Phone: 610-804-8702
These FSC cigarettes are garbage. I can no longer enjoy any of your lousy cigarettes. Phillip Morris and all other cigarette makers no damn well that these cigarettes were made only for the sole purpose of forcing smokers to quit. They are NOT more fire safe...they are less fire safe, due to the fact that the ashes get heavy and fall off the cigarette every time the lit portion reaches one of those disgusting POISONOUS bands of EVA and burns black, and if you relight it, sparks fly everywhere. EVA is not even supposed to be inhaled or burned and no studies have been conducted at all on what health effects it can have on people when burned and inhaled. Over 17, 000 smokers(currently) have signed a petition against these lousy cigarettes and have complained of increased coughing, soar throat, horrible metallic taste that stays in the mouth and throat long after you finish one of these lousy cigarettes, bronchitis, tightening in the chest and throat, nausea, and even vomiting and other more serious symptoms. THESE FSC(aka fire standard compliant) cigarettes MUST BE TAKEN OFF THE MARKET. I AM NOT PAYING TWICE AS MUCH MONEY FOR A CIGARETTE I CAN NO LONGER ENJOY. None of the cigarettes i have smoked for over 15 years taste any good anymore, ESPECIALLY non-mentho cigarettes such as Marlboro Reds...they don't even taste like cigarettes anymore, they taste like lighting and burning copper or metal. I have actual pages from the MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS WHICH PROVE THE DANGERS OF PUTTING A CHEMICAL SUCH AS ETHYLENE VINYL ACETATE INTO A CIGARETTE. Whoever reads this, please go to my myspace page and check my myspace group out "Burn down fire safe cigarettes". ALL true and pertinent information about these faulty products can be found on my page, as well as the petition. I have a copy of the pages from the MSDS which show the dangers of these FSC cigarettes. This is all a big conspiracy that every state and tobacco company is just simply going along with without even giving the issue a second thought. These cigarettes MUST be made illegal and the fact that tobacco companies are now poisoning all cigarettes needs to be brought out into the open. IF SOMETHING IS NOT DONE ABOUT THESE FSC CIGARETTES WITHIN A MONTH, I AM CALLING MY LOCAL NEWS STATION AND PUBLICLY INFORMING PEOPLE OF THE DANGERS AND TO TELL PEOPLE TO STOP BUYING THESE CIGARETTES. I am also going to be going to a doctor so that I can get a doctor to help me prove that my increased health problems are related to these new cigarettes, so that I can attempt to begin a lawsuit, against Phillip Morris and/or whoever makes Newports, as well as the people behind the "Coalition for fire safe cigarettes". I have already tried to call several lawyers but they need proof that there is something wrong with me before I can start sueing or pressing charges...AND I WILL GET IT EVENTUALLY..or someone else will. People are getting sick from them and nothing is being done about it. Please check these links for more details...and this better post!




One way or another, I am going to get this information out there so that if I am unable, at least SOMEONE with enough power can do something about this extremely dangerous situation...hopefully before 17, 000 smokers die or get some sort of lung disease all because of inhaling a chemical that has no business being put into a cigarette and inhaled!
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A  27th of Jan, 2010 by    +2 Votes
These fire-standards complaint (FSC) cigarettes are ###! they only make complaints.We need to do something about this ASAP! ...hope this post helps.
A  27th of Jan, 2010 by    +2 Votes
These (FSC) cigarettes taste terrible and make my throat sore as HECK, as well as some headaches. All my friends that are everyday smokers are always telling me how they hates these new (FSC) cigarettes and almost want to quit because the Bands of EVA. SMOKING CARPET GLUE IS NOT SOMETHING I HAVE ON "MY LIST OF THINGS" WHEN I WAKE UP. Something HAS to be done.
A  2nd of Feb, 2010 by    +2 Votes
OMG!! I found out about the FSC 4 days ago, but had been wondering for about a month why my cigarettes tasted funny/bad, left a weird coating in my mouth, wouldn't stay lit, sparked when re-lit, and that I was becoming physically ill (headaches, nausea, numbness of lips, dizziness) - now I know. I immediately told everyone I know, and the first thing my 74 year old Father and 50 year old Husband said was, "they'd arrest us if we were sniffing glue, yet they are forcing us to smoke it!" Well, I signed on the internet tonight to email R.J. Reynolds when I found this post. I know it's not R.J. Reynolds' fault, it's the Federal Gov't. (Bush enacted the legislation), but I was going to tell RJR that I'm done, and I feel bad for the tobacco farmers. I even considered rolling my own, but here in Columbia SC you practically get arrested, or at least get put on a watch list, for buying cigarette papers; that and I've tried smoking filterless, and it's just not for me. I had already signed the petetion against FSC, and think everyone should. BTW, when were they going to tell us about this? I didn't notice any signs posted warning about the EXTREME risk over and above the existing dangers of smoking. Oh well, 38+ years as a smoker, and I can definatively, unequivocally state, "I'M DONE". Thanks for letting me vent. C
A  22nd of Feb, 2010 by    +2 Votes
Everybody is right in there related problems with FSC cigarettes. I have experienced the same sick feelings and by no means at all are these cigarettes fire safe, as a matter of fact they are worse ! Why hasn"t the comsumer protection agency looked into this matter? How come this issue has no media coverage about the dangerous chemicals that have been put in these new FSC cigarettes by the tobacco companys? The tobacco company has clearly changed its product without any notification to the public consumer, who thinks they are getting the same product that they have purchased before. This is clearly deceptive and fradulant to EVERYONE!, who has purchased these FSC cigarettes under fasle pretense, not knowing the product has been changed. None of the FSC cigarettes were marked with new warnings or new product change info, If they were, many of us smokers would not have purchased them. After all, who would want to buy, and smoke a cigarette, that tastes like sh*t, dosent staylit, fire drops off, and has a whole bunch of new posinous chemicals in it? And dont forget about the sickness and suffering that goes along with it! Everybody who has smoked these FSC cigarettes should file a suit against the tobacco companys and also against the law makers or party who authorized the production and the distribution to the general public without warning. All of you people who are responsible for passing, manufacturing, and selling these FSC cigarettes, I want you to know, as every day goes by, more and more people are finding out what you all have done to them, and if they are like me, they wont be very happy either. Nobody likes being stabbed in the back! Especially from people we have be loyal with...
N  22nd of Feb, 2010 by    +1 Votes
How could you, RJ Renolds, even possibly try and pass off some ### cigarettes like you are making now? I wish your forefathers were here to smoke the ### FSC cigarettes you are making today, Whoever authorized the production surely wouldnt have a job anymore and you would probably get em shoved up where the sun dont shine! Being one of the biggest cigarette manufactures in the country, why would you even consider making and sending these cigarettes out to market? I wish I was on your decision board, you must of had some really good ### to smoke the day you decided on FSC cigarette production and distribution! No matter how much money you made, or how much money you would have had to pay, not to comply, was it worth the heritage of your company? I know if i was the president of your company, I would have fought tooth an nail not to produce FSC cigarettes, Federal law or not, there comes a time when you have to stand up for whats right, people who have supported you, enjoyed your flavorfull cigarettes in the past, and trusted, yes, trusted your products in the past, well, I am sure they are all very disappointed in your products now. People will eventually get what they want, and when your company is no longer producing what they want, they WILL, get it elsewhere.
A  15th of Mar, 2010 by    0 Votes
i agree whole heartedly with the complantes
D  10th of Apr, 2010 by    0 Votes
These FSC cigarettes are just plain old nasty! I recently had some blood work done at the doctors and my kidney function was a slight bit low. Never had any problems with kidneys until these FSC cigarettes--and I've smoked for nearly 30 years. So, I guess I will STOP SMOKING...my ONE vice in life, danggoneit! I want to know, seriously, WHAT IS IN THESE CIGARETTES? I know I've read "carpet glue" and "asbestos"...I just can't wrap my head around the government being involved in such a HATE CRIME against its own people...all because we smoke??? Cut me a break! Please, someone, tell me what is in these and what it does when it is burning and we are inhaling...WHAT ARE WE INHALING? Is it really such a crime to enjoy a good ol' smoke, in my own home, not hurting anyone???
N  10th of Apr, 2010 by    0 Votes
And, it's not just the paper...I took apart my cigarette and rolled it in rolling paper and it was nasty, too. What are they doing to the tobacco?
A  13th of Apr, 2010 by    0 Votes
These complaints are all true. Action speaks louder than words, and directing your words to the right source is important, in order to get the results needed, NO FSC-CIGARETTES! Filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Comission is the way to go.They control the comsumer protection agency.The toll free number to file a complaint is, 1-877-382-4357. I filed my complaint there, it was fast! and my complaint was taken very seriously! I was really surprised for a goverment office, you know what I mean if you have delt with other branches of goverment information or service. When enough complaints are filed, it will warrant an investigation into the matter, and something will be done about it. So tell everyone this info, and get going, FILE A COMPLAINT!!!, ASAP!!!
A  12th of May, 2010 by    0 Votes
we smokers need to ban together and get something done about this poison they are giving us...who's the one that started this??? sue him first then go on down the line...anyone know what we can do???
A  17th of Feb, 2012 by    0 Votes
The cigarettes that are being manufactured these days are just nasty. We had no say in the matter. The government just did it "for our own good". If there is anything we can do to stop this please let me know (himnme21@hotmail.com) other than signing a petition, . (which did absolutely nothing). I roll my own sometimes and it gives me a break from the terrible taste. However, I dont always have time to do this. It takes me 2 hours to roll a carton. I am not going to stop smoking because I like to smoke. Do we need to go to Hollywood--oops I meant Washington, . to get a stop to this farce? Its not funny anymore, government people. If anyone knows anything that will help--I'm in.

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