Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog’s mouth started bleeding. When she was told he had cancer, she knew to blame her heavy smoking, an addiction she couldn’t kick until after her pet died.
Extreme obesity can take more years off a person’s life than smoking can, new research suggests.
American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they’re texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on video games and computers.
A Maryland health group says it has support from 200 candidates for the Maryland General Assembly to increase the state’s tobacco tax by $1 a pack.
On the edge of the SoHo neighborhood downtown, The Henley Vaporium is an intimate hipster hangout with overstuffed chairs, exposed brick, friendly counter help — but no booze.
A Maryland delegate is sponsoring legislation that would apply all the rules placed on regular tobacco by the state’sClean Indoor Air Act to electronic cigarettes.
A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.
Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.
The push for a smoke-free campus is underway at the the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, but is administration just blowing smoke?
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.