It has long been gospel among retailers that tobacco pulls so much business into stores, with smokers also picking up water, gum or a bag of chips, that dumping it would be a sales killer.
A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.
CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.
Del. Jon Cardin says he will introduce a measure to ban the sale of non-biodegradable cigarette butts in Maryland.
D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie is looking to add the District to the growing list of cities where you must be 21 or older to purchase cigarettes.
President Barack Obama says he hasn’t had a smoke in years — thanks in no small part to first lady Michelle Obama.
Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
Cigarette taxes are going up in Salem and Vinton beginning July 1.