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.
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
Anti-Smoking Advocates Pushing Stricter LawsAnti-smoking advocates are pushing for a countywide ban in St. Charles County.
FDA Proposes Less Nicotine In Cigarettes To Fight AddictionThe FDA will attempt to regulate the level of nicotine in cigarettes for the first time ever, with the hope of lowering cigarette addiction.
Three Plead Guilty to Smuggling 620,000 Cartons of CigarettesThe cigarettes were sold mostly on American Indian reservations, costing the state of New York more than $8 million in lost revenue.
Indictment: 35 Trafficked Cigarettes, Synthetic DrugsThe indictment returned last week but announced Wednesday alleges the 35 defendants plotted for more than two years to buy contraband cigarettes in St. Louis and resell them in Illinois and New Jersey.
New York Women Arrested in Missouri Cigarette SchemeAuthorities say two New York women who were arrested in eastern Missouri after jumping out a second-story motel window and running half-naked across Interstate 70 are suspected in a black market cigarette scheme.
One-Fourth of U.S. Cancer Deaths Linked with 1 Thing: SmokingThe rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.
County Council Close to Smoking Age DecisionThe St. Louis County Council is one vote away from raising the legal smoking age to 21.
Businessman Challenges Proposal for Tobacco Tax AmendmentThe suit was filed on behalf of Jim Boeving, owner of Discount Smokes & Beer in Springfield, who wants to prevent the measure from being placed on this year's ballot.
St. Louis City to be 'Smoke Free' in 2016The exceptions that some bars had to the five year old smoking ban end on January 1st.