by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on October 14, 2014 Updated: October 15, 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 Posted on September 25, 2014
Big Tobacco’s strategy has proven to be successful and deadly.
by Igor Volsky Posted on August 26, 2014
A new government study shows that e-cigarette users are more likely to experiment with combustible cigarettes.
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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.
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.