Japanese Company Awarding Six Extra Vacation Days To Workers Who Don't SmokeA spokesman for Piala Inc. said their policy was adopted after non-smokers said the long breaks by smokers had become a problem.
City Of Duncanville Considering Stricter Smoking OrdinanceOne North Texas city is considering a much stricter smoking ordinance. A big crowd is expected at a Duncanville Town Hall Meeting tonight to broach the subject.
5 Best Grills To Get You Through Your Memorial Day BBQIt's barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.
U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Just Under 18-PercentA government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.
Panel Backs Lung Cancer Screening For Some SmokersFor the first time, government advisers are recommending screening for lung cancer, saying certain current and former heavy smokers should get annual scans to cut their chances of dying of the disease.
Irving City Council Considering Smoking Ban ProposalThe City of Irving could soon join the list of other North Texas cities that have banned smoking. The push is coming from the Board of Health in the city. The smoking ban proposal is now being considered by the city council.
CDC: Electronic Cigarettes Gaining Awareness, Use 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.
Put Down The Pack, The 37th Great American SmokeoutToday is the 37th Great American Smokeout -- the day when smokers are encouraged to make a plan to quit smoking.
TX/OU Faceoff Begins With Barbecue ShootoutPitmasters from Oklahoma and Texas rolled into downtown Dallas with their smokers and secret recipes and began cooking pork ribs for Round One of the 2012 Texas Oklahoma Red River Barbecue Shootout.
Popular Kids More Likely To Smoke Says Texas StudyA new study shows that the most popular kids in school are also the most likely to be smoking.
Court Upholds Block On Graphic Cigarette Warnings 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.
Will Fort Worth Be The 1st Major City To Ban Hiring Smokers?Businesses are doing it, hospitals are doing it… will the City of Fort Worth be the next employer, and first major city in the country, to ban the hiring of smokers?