by Sy Mukherjee Mar 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 Feb 21, 2014
If the measures pass, they'll be the first states to enact the highest smoking age in the country.
by Sy Mukherjee Feb 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 Feb 7, 2014
Electronic cigarettes, a $1.5 billion industry, are usually hawked as a safer alternative to tobacco products.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jan 27, 2014
Eric Lawson portrayed the iconic "smoking cowboy" between 1978 and 1981.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jan 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.
by Zack Ford Jan 17, 2014
LGBT people are spending 65 times more on cigarettes than is being spent on LGBT advocacy.
by Sy Mukherjee Jan 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 Jan 8, 2014
"Despite the success of tobacco control efforts in reducing premature deaths in the United States, smoking remains a significant public health problem," wrote researchers in a new study.
by Sy Mukherjee Dec 20, 2013
The move comes little more than a month after the city raised its legal smoking age to 21.