Feds announce much tougher e-cigarette, cigar rule.
E-cigarette poisonings surge in young children
Electronic cigarettes have sickened rising numbers of young children, a study of U.S. poison center calls has found. Most cases involve swallowing liquid nicotine.
A federal proposal now under consideration could eliminate smoking in public housing. The results could have a dramatic effect on public health. And there is even more that can be done.
Electronic cigarettes are widely marketed as a way to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a large new analysis finds they may actually have the opposite effect.
Smokers in need of a quick nicotine fix during a long flight will no longer be allowed to use e-cigarettes starting next month
E-cigarette ads use many of the same themes – independence, rebellion, and sex – used to sell cigarettes and other conventional tobacco products. Advertising of tobacco products has been shown to cause youth to start using those products
CVS calls it quits: No more tobacco products
Changes in the pharmacy industry spurred by the Affordable Care Act helped push drugstore giant CVS Caremark to announce Wednesday it will stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores, and industry experts say they expect other businesses to follow.
Smoking can kill you. We've known that for at least 50 years -- and yet millions still smoke, and thousands more pick up the habit every year. Why? Their stories involve strong addictions, passionate defiance -- and billions spent to make people act against their own best interest.
Smoking is even worse than thought, new report says
A new report from the surgeon general finds that smoking causes even more damage than previously estimated, killing 480,000 Americans a year from diseases that include diabetes and colorectal and liver cancer.
Bill would allow smoking at Michigan outdoor cafés, patio
Legislation that would roll back a provision of Michigan’s restaurant smoking ban to allow smokers to light up while dining at sidewalk cafés or patios outside of restaurants has gained bipartisan support.
New kinds of tobacco products like e-cigarettes and hookahs are catching on fast with U.S. middle school and high school students, even as conventional cigarette use holds steady, government researchers said Thursday.
Mayor Bloomberg signed into law bills that prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21, establish a minimum price for cigarettes and little cigars, and ban tobacco industry discounting schemes that keep tobacco products affordable and appealing to kids. New York City will be the first major city or state to have a minimum tobacco sale age of 21.
It’s one of the hottest activities among the college-age crowd in Michigan. It’s also a public health menace, according to area public health officials and consultants.