Gwynn's Family Sues Tobacco Industry Over Star's DeathTony Gwynn's widow and two children filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking to hold the tobacco industry accountable for the baseball Hall of Famer's death. The suit said that Gwynn started dipping as a college freshman.
New Research Raising Questions About E-CigarettesAccording to a recent letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers have detected high levels of formaldehyde—a known carcinogen—when the product is used at extremely high temperatures.
CVS Changes Name & Ends Tobacco SalesAs CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
Frisco To Consider Smoking Ban At Public ParksCity Council members in Frisco will consider an ordinance that could snuff out smoking at public parks.
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.
Bedford Bans E-Cigarette Sales To MinorsThe City of Bedford has banned the use of e-cigarettes in all non-smoking areas and is prohibiting the sale of related products to minors.
Texas' Largest Vaping Convention Held In LewisvilleEven though many North Texas cities have put restrictions and bans on certain sales of e-cigarettes, the largest vaping convention in the state took place in Lewisville this weekend.
Poll: Do You Agree With The CVS Store Decision To Phase Out Tobacco Sales This Year?CVS Pharmacy is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
CVS Plans To Stop Selling Tobacco ProductsCVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
A Dallas Fireman's Death Questioned: "What The Hell Was Somebody Thinking?"The Dallas Fire-Rescue Department is investigating the events of a deadly morning in May when five firefighters were ordered back into a burning building three times and one firefighter lost his life.
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