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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

New Zealand: First smoke-free country?

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.
Posted In: New Zealand, cigarettes, smoking

Missouri's low cigarette tax under fire

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.
Posted In: smoking, Taxes, health care, Health

The unintended consequences of the recession

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?
Posted In: smoking, cigarettes, weight

Higher premiums for unhealthy lifestyles

Nov 17, 2011
More employers are charging overweight workers or those who smoke more for health insurance.
Posted In: Health, health care, smoking, obesity

Military Tobacco: The story behind our investigation

Jun 1, 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...
Posted In: cigarette, military, smoking

E-smoking goes social

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!)....
Posted In: e-cigarettes, e-cigs, electronic cigarettes, smoking, social networking

Study: The actual cost of cigarettes -- $18

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...
Posted In: smoking

MID-DAY UPDATE: Businesses laid off more workers in August

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:...
Posted In: Blockbuster, champagne, Greece, layoffs, mid-day update, ratings agencies, smoking, Time Warner, Unemployment, video stores

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