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Turning a new leaf can prove elusive in tobacco-built South

Jul 22, 2014
Mullins, South Carolina is a small town with a big past and a long memory.
Posted In: tobacco, South Carolina, smoking, South

Turns out smoking causes more than just cancer and lung disease

Jan 17, 2014
A new report out by the Surgeon General says smoking is a lot worse than we thought.
Posted In: smoking, Surgeon General

We've come a long way, baby

Jan 8, 2014
50 years ago this week, the Surgeon General of the United States issued a report that linked smoking to lung cancer. A look at how that affected the industry and where we are now.
Posted In: smoking, cigarettes

China tells party officials to stop smoking in public

Jan 3, 2014
For decades, sharing cigarettes has been common practice for China’s government officials. But president Xi Jinping is cracking down on smoking to revamp the party’s image.
Posted In: China, smoking, cigarettes

Can social media help people stop smoking?

Sep 26, 2013
The science says yes.
Posted In: smoking, social media

It's baseball all-star (spitting) time

Jul 16, 2013
Spitting is an even longer baseball tradition than the All-Star Game, especially if it's tobacco.
Posted In: baseball, Sports, tobacco, cigarettes, smoking

Meet Snus and e-cigarettes, the tobacco industry's new growth areas

Apr 24, 2013
While cigarette usage has dropped, profits for the tobacco industry are expected to be up.
Posted In: tobacco, smoking, e-cigarettes, cigarettes

States cut anti-smoking efforts despite tobacco money windfall

Dec 6, 2012
A new study finds state governments are plugging budget gaps at the expense of tobacco prevention programs.
Posted In: cigarettes, smoking, tobacco, Health

Could apartments become the next no-smoking zone?

Nov 15, 2012
If the folks behind the Great American Smokeout have their way, the latest frontier in the “no smoking” crusade could be apartment buildings.
Posted In: smoking, cancer, tobacco, public health

Bloomberg moves to extend reach with super PAC

Oct 18, 2012
The New York mayor's new super PAC isn't the first time he's tried to change things nationally and around the world.
Posted In: Mike Bloomberg, philanthropy, smoking, money and power, New York, super PACs, super PAC

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