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.
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.