by Emily Atkin Posted on August 8, 2014 Updated: August 8, 2014
New research suggests that cigarette butts can be used to store energy, and tobacco plants can help run commercial airliners.
by Zack Ford Posted on July 15, 2014 Updated: July 15, 2014
The federal government is collecting crucial health information about gay, lesbian, and bisexual people for the first time.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 23, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
A new report finds that today's cigarettes have been carefully engineered to be more addictive than they were 50 years ago.
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by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 21, 2014 Updated: February 21, 2014
If the measures pass, they'll be the first states to enact the highest smoking age in the country.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 7, 2014 Updated: February 7, 2014
Electronic cigarettes, a $1.5 billion industry, are usually hawked as a safer alternative to tobacco products.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on February 5, 2014 Updated: February 5, 2014
CVS will stop selling cigarettes and all other tobacco-related products, the company announced Wednesday.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 27, 2014
Eric Lawson portrayed the iconic "smoking cowboy" between 1978 and 1981.
by Zack Ford Posted on January 17, 2014
LGBT people are spending 65 times more on cigarettes than is being spent on LGBT advocacy.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 16, 2014
In the absence of FDA regulation, Chicago is making its own moves to ban smoking electronic cigarettes in bars, restaurants, and other indoor spaces.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on September 25, 2013
Universal preschool isn't just good for children's economic future. It could end up being a great investment in public health, too.