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.
Smoking costs Americans about $96 billion dollars each year in medical expenses. We know what smoking and second hand smoke does to us but chances are you don’t know the dangerous effect that it can have on your pet.
Smoking could be banned by cities and counties on their beaches, parks and other publicly owned outdoor areas, under a proposal that passed an early Senate vote Thursday.
These days, it seems like you can do just about anything on your mobile device: text friends, play games, even smoke a cigarette.
An ailing former smoker’s $39 million judgment against Big Tobacco was reversed Wednesday.
Congress outlawed advertising tobacco products on television more than forty years ago.
Tired of having to cough your way through a knot of smoking city workers as you try to get through the door of city hall? The Florida Legislature may clear the air for you, moving forward a bill that could eliminate the smokers huddled at the door of government buildings.
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.
Fewer middle school and high school students are smoking cigarettes or using smokeless tobacco, according to 2011 Florida Youth Tobacco Survey.
A Miami Jury has found for Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds in another of the thousands of lawsuits brought by Florida smokers.