Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC SaysAbout 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show.
Is Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Dangerous? Biologist Says YesAccording to a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, marijuana smoke is three times worse for the arterial walls than cigarette smoke.
FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.
E-Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study SaysA brand new test that examines DNA has concluded that the nicotine liquid-filled devices can cause as much damage to humans as standard tobacco products.
Eating Apples And Tomatoes May Heal Smoker's Lungs, Study SaysAccording to a decade-long study of ex-smokers in Europe, people who quit and ate at least two tomatoes or three servings of apples every day had stronger lung function than participants who only had one serving per day.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
Japanese Company Awarding Six Extra Vacation Days To Workers Who Don't SmokeA spokesman for Piala Inc. said their policy was adopted after non-smokers said the long breaks by smokers had become a problem.
Vaping May Cause Unique Problems As Bad As Smoking, Study SaysResearchers say using e-cigarettes may cause serious health problems including COPD and Cystic Fybrosis.
Fort Collins Considers Smoking Restrictions Roll BackThe City of Fort Collins is considering rolling back some of its smoking restrictions in the downtown area.
Aspen Raises Tobacco Sales Age To 21The city of Aspen has raised the age to purchase tobacco products.
Denver Doctor Reacts To Surgeon General's Warning About E-CigarettesThe surgeon general calls e-cigarettes an increasing risk for teenagers.
Rep. DeGette Introduces Legislation To Raise The Age To Buy Cigarettes In U.S.There's a push to try to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes in the United States. Right now it is 18, but that could change to 21 if a Colorado congresswoman gets her way.