A government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.
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.
Without 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.
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.