Smokers Less Likely To Survive Heart Attack Than Non-SmokersThat’s according to new research being presented at the American Physiological Society’s annual meeting.
Florida Supreme Court Ruling Would Make It Harder To Sue Tobacco CompaniesIn what a dissenting justice called a “fundamental shift,” the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday issued a ruling that likely will make it harder for many plaintiffs suing tobacco companies about smoking-related illnesses.
Smoking Restrictions At Beaches, Parks Get Green LightA measure that would let local governments restrict smoking at beaches and parks is headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Beach Smoking Bans Get House ApprovalHouse members voted 105-10 to pass the measure (HB 105), while a similar proposal is pending in the Senate.
Florida Senate Ready To Weigh Local Smoking RestrictionsA measure that would allow local governments to restrict smoking at beaches and public parks is headed to the Florida Senate floor, though signs would have to be posted to let people know they could smoke cigars or pipes.
Smoking Rules At Florida Beaches, Parks BackedA House panel Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would allow local governments to restrict smoking on beaches and in public parks.
Florida Lawmaker Wants To Raise The Legal Age For Vaping, SmokingA state House member wants to increase the legal age for vaping and smoking tobacco from 18 to 21 in Florida.
Vaping-Linked Lung Problems Surface In FloridaThe Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida told The News Service of Florida on Monday that state health officials have “received several potential reports of illness” linked to vaping.
Effort To Raise Age To Buy Tobacco, Vape Products Goes Up In SmokeThe Florida Legislature won’t pass a proposal to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21, according to House Speaker José Oliva.
‘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.
Legislative Bill Would Hike Smoking, Vaping Age From 18 To 21 In FloridaThe minimum age for Floridians to possess tobacco and vaping products that deliver nicotine would rise from 18 to 21 under legislation a state House committee readied Tuesday for a floor vote.
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.
Florida Lawmaker Looks To Tie Vaping, Smoking TobaccoState Sen. Debbie Mayfield, R-Rockledge, wants to define vaping products with tobacco products, a move that would allow electronic cigarettes to be lumped into anti-smoking marketing efforts.
Lawmaker Targets Smoking On BeachesA Senate Republican on Wednesday filed a proposal that would make it illegal for people to smoke on public beaches.
Judge Rules Patients Can Smoke Marijuana In FloridaA state law banning patients from smoking medical marijuana is unconstitutional, a Tallahassee judge ruled late Friday.