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1 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Proposed rules, issued Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration , tread fairly lightly.
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4 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle
The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
4 hrs ago | USA Today
Electronic cigarette makers say proposed U.S. regulation of its industry could be costly while some public health advocates say the rules don't go far enough.
7 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso
The FDA proposed rules Thursday that call for strict regulation of electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, nicotine gels, water pipe tobacco and hookahs.
11 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise
Altria Group Inc.'s first-quarter profit dropped 15 percent as the Marlboro maker sold fewer cigarettes and its year-ago results benefited from lower expenses from a longstanding legal settlement.
13 hrs ago | Chemistry World
Fire is the archetypal human invention. Yet as a reaction, it may occur in nature too: most obviously when lightning strikes the ground, but often by some sort of spontaneous combustion.
As electronic cigarettes soar in popularity, the U.S. government today is proposing historic rules to ban their sale to minors and require warning labels as well as federal approval.
While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.
A fire that displaced 10 residents of a Furnace Street apartment building on April 10 could have been avoided, fire officials say.
The King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Board is asking the Legislature to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco in Washington state from 18 to 21. Board Chairman Pat Godfrey tells KOMO News that the legal age for buying alcohol and marijuana is 21, so a substance as harmful as tobacco should have the same age restriction.
Three decades ago, smoking and drinking were correlated with 80 percent of oral and oropharyngeal cancers, but nowadays the HPV virus is causing more cases.
The nation's tobacco companies and the Justice Department are including black media outlets in court-ordered advertisements that say the cigarette makers lied about the dangers of smoking.
The nation's second-biggest tobacco company on Wednesday reported earnings of $363 million, or 67 cents per share, for the quarter ended March.
Home to the only legal supply of research-grade cannabis, the National Institute on Drug Abuse has the power to shape the future of medical marijuana.
While promoting his book about his 35-year battle with heart disease, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about smoking in the White House and in the Boy Scouts - and the moment that led him to kick the habit.
Smoking is described as one of the hardest habits for people to kick. Nicotine dependence is the most common form of chemical dependence in the United States.
Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign they hope will influence the county health board's final decision.