Study Ties More Deaths, Types of Disease, to SmokingBreast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably due to tobacco use.
Md. Retailers Illegally Selling Cigarettes to Underage MinorsNew findings show more than 30 percent of tobacco retailers in Maryland are selling cigarettes to underage youth.
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.
American Heart Association: Ban E-Cigarettes For MinorsThe American Heart Association (AHA) is recommending that electronic cigarettes be subjected to tougher regulations.
Study: Benefits Of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh HarmsAccording to a new study, the benefits of e-cigarettes may outweigh any harm they can cause.
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.
Tobacco Firm Reynolds American To Buy Lorillard Joe Camel is bulking up to take on the Marlboro Man.
Md. Hospital Says It Will Not Hire Tobacco Users Starting in 2015A Maryland hospital system has vowed to stop hiring nicotine users starting next year.
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.
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.
5 Key Questions About The Future Of E-Cigarettes5 key questions about e-cigarettes as the industry awaits the FDA to propose rules for the tobacco alternative.
Holder: ATF 'In Process' Of Planning, Using Domestic DronesAttorney 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.
E-cigarettes: Fresh Air or Smoke and Mirrors? 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.
Proposed Md. Law Would Treat E-Cigs Like Traditional TobaccoA 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.
Marlboro Maker Altria Taking E-cigs Nationally Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to expand its MarkTen electronic cigarette brand nationally in the second quarter.