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New research suggests electronic cigarettes dramatically reduce tobacco-related harms compared with regular cigarettes, according to a Dec. 16 report in the Boston University School of Public

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The Indian government has delayed putting graphic health warnings on cigarette packs for a year, The L.A. Times reported Dec. 13. Meanwhile, a Canadian legislative committee approved similar pictorial

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A Boston jury slapped tobacco-maker Lorillard with $81 million in punitive damages in the case brought by the estate of a woman who said she

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The latest 10-year plan for improving the nation’s health suggests that the U.S. smoking rate can decline from 21 percent to 12 percent through more

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Fueled largely by an increase in distilled spirits advertising on cable television, the growth rate in youths’ exposure to televised alcohol ads is outpacing that

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Polk County, Fla.’s County Commission will ask state legislators to allow it to seek a 1 percent tax on retail alcohol sales to pay for

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Covering smoking-cessation products for low-income smokers improved quit rates and reduced heart attacks by nearly half, ultimately saving taxpayer dollars, according to the first study

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New research suggests lowering the drinking age would not reduce on-campus bingeing, ScienceDaily reported Dec. 12. As part of a coalition known as the Amethyst

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In what is said to be the fist time a jury has found a tobacco company liable because it distributed free samples of its product,

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Tobacco smoke causes immediate damage at the lowest levels of use and cigarettes are designed to be addictive, according to the 30th tobacco-related report of

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