Training camp is a grind. Players need motivational carrots of diversion. They need fresh surprises to break the monotony.
Texas lawmakers are hearing testimony about the possibility of levying fees on tobacco firms that weren’t part of the state’s multibillion dollar 1998 settlement with major cigarette companies.
Texas lawmakers will hear testimony on how much revenue the state gets from tobacco-related manufacturers — and whether to make changes to increase it.
Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton has tried to clarify his recent cryptic comments about being disobedient.
Josh Hamilton is trying to stop the dips — in his batting average and the chewing tobacco the Texas Rangers slugger has long used during games.
There is a movement in the Texas Democratic Party to decriminalize marijuana. The move has already happened in other states, and the party says that it is time for it to happen in Texas as well.
Graphic warning labels on cigarette packs are used throughout the world to deter people from smoking, and a new study finds that the labels actually work.
California 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.
The University of Texas in Austin has gone tobacco-free in a healthy move that could add up to more cancer research money.
A FDA scientific advisory panel says dissolvable tobacco products could reduce health risks compared with smoking cigarettes but also have the potential to increase the overall number of tobacco users.
A new report says more work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products.
A man trying to kick the smoking habit was puffing on an electronic cigarette when a faulty battery caused it to explode in his mouth, taking out some of his front teeth, a chunk of his tongue and severely burning his face.