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Cariann Moore, American Lung Association (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

19 years ago the first Las Olas Wine & Food Festival took place to benefit the American Lung Association. It has grown from a small intimate gathering to one of the most anticipated wine and culinary events. The proceeds still benefit the American Lung Association in Florida It is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. We focus on that and give people a sneak peek of the upcoming festival.

My TV 33–04/21/2014

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: A customer picks out a smoking tip for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. the maker of Marlboro cigarettes are annoucing plans to launch their own e-cigarettes as they start to pose a small but growing competitive threat to traditional smokes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

E-Cigarette Bill Draws Fire

Nobody in the Capitol, it seems, wants minors to buy electronic cigarettes. But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.

03/27/2014

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Broward County Exploring Smoking Ban In Parks

Parks in Broward County may soon be “no smoking” zones.

12/03/2013

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Smoke Em If You Got Em: DOC Ends Cigarette Ban In Work Camps

Corrections officials quietly reversed a blanket ban on tobacco at prisons this summer and are now allowing inmates at work release centers to have up to 10 packs of cigarettes each.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

MIAMI, FL - JULY 27: Logan Morrison #5 of the Miami Marlins bats during a game against the San Diego Padres at Marlins Park on July 27, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The Padres defeated the Marlins 7-2. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Marlins’ Morrison Goes To Bat For Community With New Campaign

Miami Marlins’ outfielder Logan Morrison believes in giving back. On Wednesday, he unveiled his new philanthropic campaign “Project Lomo” at Miami Senior High.

05/01/2013

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

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Raise Smoke Tax & Lower Driver Fees, House Dem Says

A South Florida lawmaker wants to increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack and is offering a political sweetener to try to get it passed: Use the money to roll back fees on motorists.

CBS4–12/20/2011

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