More Texans Surviving, As US Cancer Death Rate Sees Biggest Drop EverA new report shows the cancer death rate in the U.S. had it's largest single-year decline -- falling 2.2 percent -- from 2016 to 2017.
Texas A&M University Going Smoke-Free, Tobacco-FreeThe tobacco-free policy will apply to all Texas A&M University campuses and other college sites starting January 1, 2020.
Cancer Society Also Addressing Vaping During The Great American SmokeoutToday is the Great American Smokeout when the American Cancer Society urges smokers and vapers to take advantage of resources to help them quit.
Health Officials Urge Teens, 'Stop Vaping' After Spike In Severe Lung Illness CasesHealth officials are warning teens and young adults to stop vaping after a growing number of severe lung illness cases likely related to vaping have emerged.
North Texas School Districts Punishing Students Caught Sneaking In E-Cigarettes, 'Stealth Vaping' A Growing ProblemIn Richardson ISD, six students are already facing in-school suspensions and one has been expelled, facing a felony charge related to e-cigarettes.
FDA Pushes For Disturbing Warning Labels On Cigarette PackagesA new rule proposed by the Food and Drug Administration would have the United States join the rest of most developed countries showing graphic imagery on cigarette packages.
Legal Pot Poses Growing Danger To Dogs, Veterinarians WarnAs decriminalization of marijuana spreads across the country, the American Veterinary Medical Association is warning pet owners of the dangers legal pot poses to their furry friends, especially dogs.
Study: Drivers Who Smoke Weed Don't Think They'll Get Arrested For Driving HighWhile nearly 15 million Americans admit to driving within one hour after using marijuana, most don't think they'll get arrested for driving while high.
Walmart Set To Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21 Years OldWalmart stores across the U.S. will soon ban tobacco product sales to anyone under 21 years of age.
Walgreens Still Selling Cigarettes, But Will Hike Minimum Age For SalesWalgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales at its more than 9,500 stores nationwide.
The Science Behind Lighting Up: Smoking Marijuana Vs. TobaccoAs more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some worry what that might mean for a public health success : curbing cigarette smoking.
FDA Proposes New Restrictions On Vaping DevicesThe government hopes taking away the taste of e-cigarettes will help stop the spike in the number of children using the devices.
Try Kicking The Habit During The Great American SmokeoutThe American Cancer Society uses their annual Great American Smokeout day to encourage smokers to commit to a "healthy and smoke-free life".
FDA To Crack Down On Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored VapesA top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
Juul To Halt Sales Of Flavored E-Cigarettes In Retail StoresJuul Labs announced it will stop selling its flavored pods at more than 90,000 retail stores nationwide, including convenience stores and specialty vape shops.