The tobacco industry’s latest legal challenge to increased government regulation may not hold up in court, but it could mean it will be years before cigarette packs carry pictures of a smoker’s corpse or other graphic images.
A new study shows three film companies have drastically reduced smoking from their movies aimed at children and teens.
Nine new warning labels featuring graphic images that convey the dangers of smoking will be required by the Food and Drug Administration to be on U.S. cigarette packs by 2012.
The head of cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc. told a cancer nurse Wednesday that while cigarettes are harmful and addictive, it is not that hard to quit.
By 2020, every state may have bans on smoking in restaurants, bars and the workplace, federal health officials predicted Thursday, based on the current pace of adopting anti-smoking laws.
A Dallas physician is accused of trying to run over someone he allegedly saw smoking near his car.
in a report to the FDA, the tobacco industry argues that menthol cigarettes aren’t riskier than regular cigarettes and shouldn’t be regulated any differently.
The Justice Department wants the largest cigarette manufacturers to admit that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, forcing the industry to set up and pay for a self-criticizing advertising campaign.
The American Lung Association gave Texas a failing grade in their annual State of Tobacco Control report.
Secondhand smoke kills more than 600,000 people worldwide every year, according to a new study.
Ryobi is recalling a half-million cordless drills because they can overheat.
It’s the strongest evidence yet that second-hand cigarette smoke is bad for kids.