by Josh Israel Dec 1, 2015
The gun lobby has preemptively blocked every avenue that was used to successfully reduce smoking and hold the tobacco industry accountable for the damage it had caused.
by Emily Atkin Oct 20, 2015
"I think a RICO action is plausible and should be considered," she said.
by Josh Israel Jun 30, 2015
Health companies are contributing money to a U.S. trade association quietly working to undermine smoking cessation.
by Josh Israel Dec 3, 2014
His group got $11,000 from RJ Reynolds in 2013.
by Sam P.K. Collins Nov 10, 2014
Public health officials, however, face a number of challenges -- including from a coalition of business owners.
by Sam P.K. Collins Oct 14, 2014
The most prevalent illnesses include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack, diabetes, and a host of smoking-related cancers.
by Sam P.K. Collins Sep 25, 2014
Big Tobacco’s strategy has proven to be successful and deadly.
by Igor Volsky Aug 26, 2014
A new government study shows that e-cigarette users are more likely to experiment with combustible cigarettes.
by Will Freeman Jul 21, 2014
Uruguay is trying to uphold its anti-smoking policies in the face of a high stakes lawsuit -- and Big Tobacco is hoping the country won't be able to afford to keep fighting.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jul 16, 2014
Two of the country's top cigarette makers are combining to create a "$56 billion cigarette colossus."