Massachusetts is likely to become the first state to require retailers to display graphic cigarette warnings at tobacco sales racks and next to cash registers, The Boston Globe reports.
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Employers pay almost $6,000 more annually for workers who smoke, compared with their nonsmoking colleagues, a new study finds.
European governments should ban flavored tobacco products and require plain packaging, the European Society of Cardiology announced Friday, designated as World No Tobacco Day.
The American Cancer Society is urging New York to become the first state to ban the sale of sweet-flavored little cigars, chewing tobacco and loose tobacco in convenience stores. The group says these products are aimed at children.
Nicotine replacement therapy and antidepressants are safe and effective in helping people quit smoking, a review of studies concludes.
Smoking will no longer be allowed within 25 feet of Starbucks storefronts in the United States or Canada starting June 1, NBC Los Angeles reports.
Health groups including the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Legacy and the American Heart Association are asking several attorneys general to investigate a new ad campaign for Camel Crush cigarettes. The groups say the ads target young people.
Depictions of drinking alcohol in movies increased between 1996 and 2009, while smoking scenes decreased, according to a new study.
Commentary: Major Tobacco Company – Whose Products Kill When Used as Directed – Makes “100 Best Corporate Citizens” List
Altria is a leading manufacturer of a product that causes over 400,000 deaths a year in the U.S. and close to six million deaths every year worldwide, and Corporate Responsibility Magazine has once again ranked Altria as one of the “100 Best Corporate Citizens.”
A new campaign launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages smokers to talk with their physician about quitting. The “Talk With Your Doctor” campaign also provides materials for physicians to help their patients give up cigarettes.