NYC Hikes Price Of Pack Of Cigarettes To $13, Highest In USThe price of a pack of cigarettes in New York City is going up — to at least $13 — and the number of places you can buy them is going down under legislation signed Monday by the mayor.
FDA Effort Aims to Curb Smoking In LGBT CommunityThe Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.
New Initiative Hopes To Keep Teens From SmokingMore than one in six Baltimore City high school students used tobacco products for the first time last year. A new health initiative is hoping to change that.
Smokers React To New Anti-Cigarette AdA new ad campaign hopes to stop you in your tracks before reaching for a cigarette.
D.C. Council Approves Bill To Outlaw Private Pot ClubsThe D.C. Council has approved a bill that would ban marijuana smoking in private clubs.
Doctors Warn Sitting Disease Could Become The New SmokingBut that efficiency can be deadly. For years, health experts have been warning about sitting disease, where sitting for long periods of time glue to your office seat, car seat, or in front of the TV could be hazardous.
CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month EarlyAs CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
No Butts About It: Local Hospital To Stop Hiring SmokersNot hiring smokers. In an unusual move, a local hospital says it will no longer hire people who light up.
Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Will Ban Smoking On GroundsThe Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will ban smoking on its grounds.
Smoking On The Beach May Soon Be Illegal In Ocean CityIf you enjoy a cigarette on the beach in Ocean City you may not be able to light up there soon. The City Council is considering a ban.
Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of SmokingA growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.
CVS Pulls Tobacco Products From Its Shelves; Baltimore Puts Smoking Bans On The TableThere’s strong reaction to that bold decision from CVS to stop selling tobacco products in stores. This as Baltimore City takes aim at smokers.