Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 11, 2013 E-cigarette sales are booming. But some customers are still conflicted about smoking them, even though they lack the health and environmental hazards of tobacco.
Apr 24, 2013 While cigarette usage has dropped, profits for the tobacco industry are expected to be up.
Apr 17, 2013 In many states, it is perfectly legal to not hire someone who smokes. Should employers also be able to weed out junk-food lovers or motorcyclists -- or anyone who wants to have a baby?
Apr 10, 2013 In his budget, the president chose to tax one sin more than others.
Mar 19, 2013 New York City Mayor Bloomberg is proposing a ban on cigarette displays in stores. It’s the latest proposal aimed at making New York a little healthier.
Dec 6, 2012 A new study finds state governments are plugging budget gaps at the expense of tobacco prevention programs.
Dec 3, 2012 Over the weekend, the world’s most restrictive packaging law for cigarettes went into effect in Australia. All tobacco products in the country must now be sold in the same generic package, covered with images of diseases caused by smoking.
Oct 29, 2012 MAD Magazine editor-in-chief John Ficarra reflects on 60 years of parodying advertising.
Aug 15, 2012 Today, Australia's highest court ruled the government there can go ahead with plans to force tobacco companies to sell cigarettes with nothing but a plain package -- no branding at all, just those graphic warnings that say tobacco can kill you.
Aug 10, 2012 American teens are smoking cigarettes less these days. But the number of black high school students who smoke cigars has nearly doubled in recent years.