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US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online.

This state is proposing banning cigarettes for anyone under the age of 100

A Big Island lawmaker has proposed incrementally increasing the minimum age to buy cigarettes, leading to a practical ban across Hawaii.

Proposed Indiana bill sets $1K fine for smoking with a child in a car

A person caught smoking in a car with a child could one day be forced to pay thousands of dollars, if a proposed Indiana bill gets signed into law.

Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on marijuana

One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in.

Not exercising may be more deadly than smoking, study finds

New research finds not exercising or getting very little exercise is just as bad as many other known risk factors associated with death, including high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, heart disease and smoking.

Video shows young children smoking, two NC women arrested

North Carolina police have charged two women with helping three children smoke an apparently drug-laced cigar on social media video.

Smoking to be banned at, near public housing nationwide

A nationwide ban on smoking in public housing facilities will take effect at the end of July, nearly two years after the rule was passed.
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$100K bond for mom arrested for allegedly giving baby marijuana

A Wake County judge has set a $100,000 secured bond for the mother of the 1-year-old baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook.

FDA begins anti-smoking push to cut nicotine in cigarettes

Federal health officials took the first step Thursday to drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't addictive.

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