by Will Freeman Posted on July 21, 2014 Updated: July 22, 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 Posted on July 16, 2014
Two of the country's top cigarette makers are combining to create a "$56 billion cigarette colossus."
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 March 6, 2014
"Use of e-cigarettes does not discourage, and may encourage, conventional cigarette use among US adolescents," write researchers in a new study.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 4, 2014
The three largest cities in America -- New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago -- will soon regulate electronic cigarettes like regular tobacco products.
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 13, 2014
A watchdog group finds that money spent on tobacco lobbying in New York in the first half of 2013 was greater than the previous two years combined.
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 Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 27, 2014
Eric Lawson portrayed the iconic "smoking cowboy" between 1978 and 1981.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 17, 2014
Friday marks five decades since the surgeon general's landmark report linking lung cancer to smoking. Since then, millions of lives have been lost to tobacco.