The new year means some big changes for Baylor Health Care System in Dallas. Baylor says if you use tobacco of any kind, no need to apply.
Baseball’s new labor deal will limit the use of smokeless tobacco by players, but not ban it during games, as some public health groups had sought.
A judge on Monday blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing tobacco companies next year to put graphic images including dead and diseased smokers on their cigarette packages.
Fewer U.S. adults are smoking and those who do light up are smoking fewer cigarettes each day, but the trend is weaker than the government had hoped.
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 proposed statewide smoking ban inside Texas bars and restaurants has been revived in the special legislative session.
Chewing tobacco has been almost as much a part of baseball as the 7th-inning stretch.
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.
Cycling champ and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong said Monday he is backing a proposed tax on tobacco in California to fund cancer and tobacco-related illness research. The Texan said he had good reasons for co-chairing the campaign.
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.