‘Tobacco 21’ Proposal Draws Debate In FloridaAfter paying billions of dollars to settle lawsuits about the dangers of cigarettes, the tobacco industry is engaged in another public-relations battle, one that is swirling in the Florida Capitol, other state houses throughout the country and in Congress.
Nicotine Measure Rejected In Florida HouseA Florida House panel has rejected a bill that would have included nicotine products under the legal definition of “tobacco products.”
Here's What Science Says About Smoking Pot Vs. Smoking CigarettesGenerations of Americans have been taught that smoking endangers their health, but marijuana advocates say there's no comparison between joints and cigarettes.
Study: Smokers Are 7 Times More Likely To Use Marijuana DailySmoking cigarettes and daily use of cannabis are strongly linked in the United States, research says.
CDC: High School Students Smoking Less Cigarettes, Opt For E-CigsCigarette smoking among high school students has dropped to its lowest levels in nearly 25 years but something else is concerning health officials.
Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing ConfusionIn April the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating E-cigarettes. The decision brought relief to some parents who felt it would make it harder for teens to get their hands on the nicotine vapor devices.
Roof Break-In Leaves Family Business Owners StunnedA large hole cut into the roof of a business was how police said someone managed to get inside early Monday morning to steal lottery tickets, cigarettes and money.
E-Cigarette Ban For Minors Headed To Senate Floor As the popularity of electronic cigarettes raises, a bill is now headed to the Senate floor to prohibit the sale of the trendy slim metal tubes to minors.
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.
Controversial Smartphone Apps Promote Smoking For KidsThese days, it seems like you can do just about anything on your mobile device: text friends, play games, even smoke a cigarette.
Experts: Tax Loophole Fueling Rise In Teen Tobacco UseA federal tax loophole is enabling teenagers to switch from cigarettes to lower priced, cigarette-style cigars. Statistics reveal it's getting the next generation hooked.
CDC: Pot Smoking Among Teens Exceeds Cigarette SmokingWhile teens smoking cigarettes continues to decline, that doesn’t necessarily mean teens have quit smoking.
Tax Em If You Got Em? Roll Your Own Tax AdvancesSmoking cigarettes is not only bad for your health, it’s bad for your wallet. Cigarettes are expensive which has led to a growing roll-your-own industry across the state of Florida. With that growing industry, some Florida legislators want to cash in and tax shops that allow customers to roll their own cigarettes.
Fewer Middle School, High School Kids SmokingFewer middle school and high school students are smoking cigarettes or using smokeless tobacco, according to 2011 Florida Youth Tobacco Survey.
Philip Morris, RJR Win Round In Fla. Smoker SuitsA Miami Jury has found for Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds in another of the thousands of lawsuits brought by Florida smokers.