Panel Backs Lung Cancer Screening For Some SmokersFor the first time, government advisers are recommending screening for lung cancer, saying certain current and former heavy smokers should get annual scans to cut their chances of dying of the disease.
Texas Researchers To Study Dangers/Benefits Of E-CigarettesA lot of people are asking if those trendy new e-cigarettes are safe? It’s one of the things researchers at a Texas university are trying to find out.
Feds Seek Full Court Review Of Cigarette Warnings The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a FDA requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.
Court Upholds Block On Graphic Cigarette Warnings The federal government can't require tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.
It's Big Tobacco vs Lance Armstrong In CaliforniaCalifornia is one of only a few states that has not hiked its cigarette taxes in the last decade. Now Texan Lance Armstrong is championing a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund cancer research.
CDC Study: Too Many Kids Breathe Others' Smoke In CarsIn the first national estimate of its kind, a report from government researchers says more than 1 in 5 high school students and middle schoolers ride in cars while others are smoking.
Judge Blocks Graphic Images On Cigarette PackagesA judge on Monday blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing tobacco companies next year to put graphic images including dead and diseased smokers on their cigarette packages.