Is Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Dangerous? Biologist Says YesAccording to a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, marijuana smoke is three times worse for the arterial walls than cigarette smoke.
FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.
Illinois Officials Propose Raising Smoking AgeIllinois State Senator Julie Morrison and State Rep. Camille Lilly want to raise the legal age for smoking or chewing tobacco from 18 to 21.
1 Cigarette Per Day Still Raises Heart Disease Risk, Study FindsBritish researchers say that even smoking just one cigarette per day still has a significant impact on a person's risk for developing heart disease or having a stroke.
Failing Tobacco Grades for Missouri, IllinoisMissouri got 4 F's and a D in the latest State of Tobacco Control report card
Eating Apples And Tomatoes May Heal Smoker's Lungs, Study SaysAccording to a decade-long study of ex-smokers in Europe, people who quit and ate at least two tomatoes or three servings of apples every day had stronger lung function than participants who only had one serving per day.
Anti-Smoking Advocates Pushing Stricter LawsAnti-smoking advocates are pushing for a countywide ban in St. Charles County.
Missouri Sees High Mortality Rates for Pregnant WomenState figures show that about 15 percent of Missouri women smoked during pregnancy in 2015. Nationally the rate is less than 8.5 percent.
Missouri Ranks Low for Smoking PreventionMissouri ranks second to last when it comes to funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and helping smokers quit.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
Vaping May Cause Unique Problems As Bad As Smoking, Study SaysResearchers say using e-cigarettes may cause serious health problems including COPD and Cystic Fybrosis.
Smoking Banned from all Metro PropertiesNo more smoking at Metro transit stations while you wait for your ride.