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.
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.
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?
Mar 18, 2011 Here are the latest headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. ...