State Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) sponsored a bill he said intended to protect children from second-hand smoke.
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.
A man who was using oxygen to help his breathing died when fire broke out in his apartment in an assisted living center.
WalletHub.com says cigarette prices & state tax on them are very low.
Gov. Jay Nixon is eliciting support from health professionals as he tries to persuade Missouri lawmakers to sustain his veto of legislation dealing with electronic cigarettes.
America’s cardiologists are growing increasingly worried about electronic cigarettes.
The Kansas City Housing Authority is receiving both praises and anger for their recent decision to ban smoking in all public housing. More opposition was expected, but they heard from a majority of non smokers.
While science is still being gathered on the potential dangers of e-cigarettes, what are smokers who want to quit supposed to do?
Under the ban, which goes into effect June 7, smoking will no longer be allowed in any indoor place of employment, including bars and restaurants.
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.