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.
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.
Talk about a smoke break. Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the federal government has prevented them from doing so.
Today is the 37th Great American Smokeout — the day when smokers are encouraged to make a plan to quit smoking.
It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.
A new study shows that the most popular kids in school are also the most likely to be smoking.
The federal government can’t require tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill people.
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.