May 25, 2012 This week New Zealand announced the price on cigarettes will rise by 40 percent over the next four years -- to more than $15 U.S. a pack -- as part of an effort to eliminate smoking in New Zealand completely by 2025.
Apr 10, 2012 A ballot initiative could raise the tax rate on a pack of smokes in Missouri, which is 8x lower than the national average.
Feb 8, 2012 The decline in smoking among Americans may have contributed to rising obesity levels -- could the recession also be affecting people’s waistlines?
Dec 26, 2011 More employers are charging overweight workers or those who smoke more for health insurance.
Nov 15, 2011 A few years ago I found myself standing inside a Coast Guard Exchange in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, waiting for a friend to buy a bottle of...
May 11, 2011 Sure, smoking is great because of the nicotine vibe and the general aura of knowing you are one of the cool people (kids: NO! That is not true!)....
Sep 15, 2010 A new study by the American Lung Association finds that smokers who quit puffing up can not only help save lives, but also economically benefit...
Sep 1, 2010 ...That's the opposite of expected - what's it mean? Another ratings agency escapes fraud charges For CEOs, it may pay to lay off A big whopper:...