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A study examining whether overweight or obese teens are at higher risk for substance abuse finds both good and bad news: weight status has no correlation with alcohol or marijuana use but is linked to regular cigarette smoking.
The Nebraska Supreme Court has struck down two exceptions to the state's public smoking ban, dealing a blow to cigar bars and tobacco shops, but sparing the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.
The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday struck down exceptions to the state's public smoking ban for cigar bars and tobacco shops, but it spared the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.
Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs.
Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.
Plain packs for cigarettes do not hurt small retailers, flood the market with cheap cigarettes, or boost the trade in counterfeit tobacco, according to new research.
People are smoking less today than they ever have, and the rates are only continuing to fall.
The Snohomish Health District is currently seeking preliminary public comment on a proposal to adopt and amend the state Smoking in Public Places law .
While both cigars and cigarettes contain tobacco, a big difference between the both is that in CAO cigars, tobacco is wrapped inside leaf tobacco, or other material containing tobacco.
Lighting up a cigarette on the beach in Ocean City may soon be made more difficult by leaders in the summer resort mecca.
On undoing a lie you've told to your child: Consider the smoking mom who lied to her child about smoking: How about 'fess up and quit? Sit the daughter down, say she has something important to talk with her about, and then come clean.
SMOKING, men's health and life-saving are all part of an eventful drop-in session organised by a Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator in Worcester.
Overconfident people are better at convincing others that they're more talented than they really are, and therefore are more likely to get promotions and reach high-level positions, a new study indicates.
Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.
Despite emotional, last-minute pleas from Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort employees, the Hancock County health board on Tuesday unanimously approved an indoor, countywide smoking ban with no exemptions for gaming facilities.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 01:06 am
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