Once Bryce discovered that cigarettes were called "cancer sticks," he vowed to break Papa's habit. His go-to move was throwing away packs of Winstons and lighters.
Will other states follow suit?
While the tobacco industry generally opposes any anti-smoking initiatives, tobacco giant Altria declined to take a stance
While products like e-cigarettes may offer current adult smokers a path to quit, nicotine consumption has no place in the lives of young people.
For Policy Discouraging Smoking, FDA Defies Common Sense in Weighing 'Lost Pleasure' Against Health Benefits
The ability of the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco products is under threat --from the FDA itself.
Fact: Smoking causes 87 percent of all lung cancer deaths and 79 percent of all cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
E-cigarettes, and the furtively named "vaping" industry it has spawned, are a mostly uncharted territory of the public health landscape that is finally -- finally -- getting some guidance from the Food and Drug Administration.
50th Anniversary of Landmark Report on Smoking Brings Reflection of Past Success and Reality of New Concerns to Tackle
The AMA recognizes the need to tackle some of today's most troubling chronic health conditions -- cardiovascular disease and diabetes type 2 -- to which smoking can be linked.
"Before you pick up another cigarette, know that you have about 30 million people who are with you -- right now -- wanting just as you badly as you do to beat one of the toughest addictions on earth."
Bloomberg's office decided to scrap the measure in a compromise with City Council members, and after heavy lobbying from
Nearly all tobacco use begins in childhood and adolescence, and an estimated 23,000 children currently under the age of 18 could die prematurely from a smoking-related illness. So here in Providence, we're fighting back.
While most anti-smoking ads use graphic images to show the long-term effects of tobacco, few serve to remind people just