In just the past few months, Richardson city leaders say one kind of business seems especially interested in setting up shop — e-cigarette retailers. Currently there are eight of the stores in the city.
First it was bars, restaurants and office buildings. Now the the “No Smoking” battle has moved outdoors. City parks, college campuses and other outdoor venues are putting up signs telling smokers they can’t light up.
Most people know that smokers wanting to kick the habit can try an array of pills and patches, but researchers at Texas Tech University say they have found success using ancient Chinese secrets
For 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.
A 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.
When is a police sting with no violations considered a success? If you ask officers with the Denton Police Department, it’s when the results are from an undercover crackdown on underage tobacco use.
The Texas House has narrowly approved and sent to the Senate a bill cutting taxes on chewing tobacco by more than 30 percent but raising the price of some smaller brands of cigarettes.
The FDA says smokers who are trying to quit can safely use over-the counter nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended in a move to help millions of Americans kick the habit.
Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the CDC says.
A 48-year-old Hood County woman was arrested for calling 911 and requesting that cigarettes be delivered to her home.
Can you believe that it has been nearly 43 years since President Nixon signed a bill into law that banned cigarette advertising on radio and television? We were in the Vietnam War.
Talk about a smoke break. Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the federal government has prevented them from doing so.