Tobacco

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CVS Changes Name, Stops Tobacco Sales Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

A woman takes a drag off an e-cigarette. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

American Heart Association: Ban E-Cigarettes For Minors

The American Heart Association (AHA) is recommending that electronic cigarettes be subjected to tougher regulations.

08/25/2014

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study: Benefits Of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms

According to a new study, the benefits of e-cigarettes may outweigh any harm they can cause.

07/31/2014

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No Booze for D.C. Folks? New Hampshire May Fix Law

New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation’s capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not.

07/27/2014

Camel cigarettes, manufactured by Reynolds Amercian, are displayed at a tobacco shop on July 11, 2014. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tobacco Firm Reynolds American To Buy Lorillard

Joe Camel is bulking up to take on the Marlboro Man.

07/15/2014

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Md. Hospital Says It Will Not Hire Tobacco Users Starting in 2015

A Maryland hospital system has vowed to stop hiring nicotine users starting next year.

06/19/2014

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Maryland Health Group Pushes For $1 Tobacco Tax Hike

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.

05/28/2014

Children as young as 7 are working in American tobacco fields. (credit: Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Children As Young As 7 Working On Tobacco Farms In U.S.

You may have to be at least 18 to buy cigarettes in the U.S., but children as young as 7 are working long hours in fields harvesting tobacco.

05/14/2014

The future of e-cigarettes should come into focus with new rules from the FDA. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Key Questions About The Future Of E-Cigarettes

5 key questions about e-cigarettes as the industry awaits the FDA to propose rules for the tobacco alternative.

04/22/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: ATF ‘In Process’ Of Planning, Using Domestic Drones

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.

04/09/2014

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