Tobacco

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Feds Launch Investigation Into Loaded Gun Found In Airport Bathroom

After a loaded shotgun was found inside a bathroom at Miami International Airport Monday, the incident is now being called an “actual security threat” by airport officials.

09/24/2014

CHICAGO - JANUARY 18: Patrons of the Marshall McGearty Tobacco Artisans cigarette lounge, owned by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., use an ash tray January 18, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. The upscale lounge, which opened this week, is unaffected by Chicago's tough new anti-smoking ordinance that also took effect this week. The measure prohibits smoking in most public places. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tobacco Company Vows To Fight $23.6 Billion In Damages

The nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.

07/20/2014

CHICAGO - JANUARY 18: Patrons of the Marshall McGearty Tobacco Artisans cigarette lounge, owned by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., use an ash tray January 18, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. The upscale lounge, which opened this week, is unaffected by Chicago's tough new anti-smoking ordinance that also took effect this week. The measure prohibits smoking in most public places. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Florida Jury Slams Tobacco Company With $23.6 Billion In Punitive Damages

Tobacco company RJ Reynolds has been slammed by a Florida jury with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

07/19/2014

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Supreme Court Turns Down Florida Tobacco Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up appeals filed by tobacco companies in 10 Florida lawsuits filed by sick smokers or their family members.

06/09/2014

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Rockies Player Accidentally Swallowed Chewing Tobacco

The Miami Marlins just finished off winning three of four from the Colorado Rockies, but lost in the one loss was what happened to Rockies All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on Wednesday.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senate Snuffs Out E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

Amid concerns about kids getting hooked on nicotine or tobacco, the Florida Senate on Tuesday voted 40-0 to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

CBS Miami–03/19/2014

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Smoking Could Cause Harm To Your Pets

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.

CBS Miami–08/04/2013

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Margate Man Charged In Seattle Fire Bomb Attack

A man from Margate has been charged in an arson attack where he allegedly used a fire bomb in Seattle.

07/09/2013

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Controversial Smartphone Apps Promote Smoking For Kids

These days, it seems like you can do just about anything on your mobile device: text friends, play games, even smoke a cigarette.

CBS4–12/21/2012

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Something Extra: Sexy Smoking?

Congress outlawed advertising tobacco products on television more than forty years ago.

CBS4–12/10/2012

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