The Attorneys General of 41 states asked the Food and Drug Administration to issue regulations for e-cigarettes by the end of October. They said they want to ensure e-cigarette companies do not continue to sell or advertise to minors.
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A survey of underage smokers and drinkers in Canada finds many of them obtain their cigarettes and alcohol from family and friends.
Legacy’s Julia Cartwright pays tribute to Terrie Hall, an important voice in the fight to save lives from tobacco use.
A new study finds three risk factors for smoking among young adults are being impulsive, using alcohol regularly and receiving low grades in school.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health will award up to $53 million this fiscal year to create a tobacco research program. Funding over five years could reach $273 million, Reuters reports.
Ambulance calls from casinos dropped significantly in Colorado after the state extended its smoke-free law to casino floors, a new study concludes.
Cigarette smoking may be particularly dangerous for obese people, a new animal study suggests. Researchers found cigarette smoke may affect metabolism, and could increase the risk of cancer in obese people more than in their thinner counterparts.
Smokers in some states will pay more than non-smokers for insurance premiums if they obtain their coverage through new state health exchanges being established as part of the Affordable Care Act. In some cases, smokers’ premiums will be as much as 50 percent higher.
The number of college campuses with 100 percent smoke-free policies has doubled since 2011, to 1,182, USA Today reports.
A government anti-tobacco ad campaign featuring graphic images helped 100,000 people quit smoking, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week.