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It's scary, but it's true! Nearly 50% of people who smoke will die from smoking-related health problems.
Recent reports of sudden heart problems in people who had smoked marijuana has raised concerns about its safety, especially as more states legalize the drug for medical and recreational use.
The County Durham Tobacco Alliance is consulting on making all 178 outdoor play areas owned by Durham County Council smoke-free zones.
With the Hancock County health board expected to vote on a countywide smoking ban next week, public debate continues to center on the potential economic, rather than health, effects of the policy.
"It looks like it's the wave of the future, so we might as well get on board with it," said Hank Staples, Maple Leaf co-owner.
Today our emailer writes in about how much she loves her church, but there's just one set back.
They already opposed tobacco. Now the nation's doctors say Canadians shouldn't smoke "any plant material" whatsoever, including marijuana.
A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn.
The expanded ordinance in Overland Park will take effect later this month. City Council members in the Johnson County community approved it Monday night.
MORE than a third of outdoor smoking areas in pubs and other venues serving alcohol have been caught flouting the law.
The number of people signing up to quit smoking in Sheffield has dropped by more than a third in a year.
Owensboro city commissioners delay a vote on the city's controversial smoking ordinance.
When a patient who smokes is admitted to the hospital, they have to leave their cigarettes behind.
Quitting smoking is really difficult - there's no denying that. Whether you've been smoking for 20 years or 20 days, only about four to seven percent of people are able to successfully quit without the help of medication or other treatment.
The weeks after a hospital discharge may be a great time to help smokers quit the habit, and one study suggests a particular program might help.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:09 am
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