The suggestion is part of a study by the Institute of Medicine, which found a minimum age of 21 would reduce smoking prevalence by about 12 percent and smoking-related deaths by nearly 10 percent.
New research has found that smokers are at a higher risk for committing suicide.
While science is still being gathered on the potential dangers of e-cigarettes, what are smokers who want to quit supposed to do?
Tobacco companies aren’t allowed to advertise to children, but this study found more than 10 percent of high school students are receiving ads and promotions thru social media outlets or text messaging.
Today is the day when kids across America are urged to “Kick Butt”- cigarette butts, that is.
Missouri is looking for other sources of money for education and health care after experiencing shortfalls in gambling and tobacco revenues.
“Teens, adolescents, young brains are obviously quite bright in many cases but the connections between nerves, what are called synapses, have not completely developed.”
Eighteen people are accused of conspiring to transport more than $17 million worth of contraband cigarettes to New York.
The Food and Drug Administration says menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater health risk than regular cigarettes.
Health experts still working to verify manufacturers’ claims of E-cig safety.