FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal AuthorityHundreds of e-cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry trying to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Texan Allegedly Poses As Inspector To Get Free CigarettesA Texas man has been charged with pretending to be a government inspector to get free cigarettes from a store and then lighting up outside.
City Of Duncanville Considering Stricter Smoking OrdinanceOne North Texas city is considering a much stricter smoking ordinance. A big crowd is expected at a Duncanville Town Hall Meeting tonight to broach the subject.
Teens React To Old Cigarette CommericalsIt has been illegal for TV and radio to do commercials for cigarettes of any kind. Now, let's see what happens when you show teens the old commercials from decades ago.
FDA Keeps Boxed Warning About Suicide On ChantixThe Food and Drug Administration is keeping a bold-letter warning on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior and other psychiatric side effects, after reviewing company findings suggesting the drug does not increase those problems.
Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit - TriggersAs I continue my fight to quit smoking, I constantly encounter triggers that make me want to smoke. Identifying the triggers is one thing. Finding solutions is another.
U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Just Under 18-PercentA government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.
Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Rules Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
No More Underage E-Cigarette Buying In North Texas CityWithout federal or state regulations on electronic-cigarettes, the Rockwall City Council took matters into its own hands Monday voting to ban the sale of all e-cigarette items to minors.
North Texas City Considers Regulating E-Cigarette StoresIn 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.
Anti-Smoking Battle Moves Outdoors; Bans Increase 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.
Texas Researchers Look At Meditation To Help Smokers QuitMost 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