Smoking Determined To Be The Cause Of Fatal Littleton FireA fire in Littleton that killed a 76-year-old woman on New Year's Day was sparked by smoking materials.
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.
Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study FindsTen studies reportedly all showed enough evidence to suggest that nicotine-filled e-cigarettes carry the same addictive potential as standard tobacco products.
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.
Company Offers An Extra Week Of Vacation For Employees Who Don't SmokeA Tokyo-based marketing firm has started giving non-smoking employees six additional paid days off a year.
Rhode Island City's Downtown Smoking Ban Gets First ApprovalRhode Island's biggest city could soon prohibit smoking in the center of its downtown despite a warning from a city official that it would be hard for police to enforce.
Smoking Near Medical Oxygen Likely Cause Of Fatal Haverhill FireThe State Fire Marshal's Office said the victim, who hasn't been identified, likely fell asleep smoking in his first floor apartment unit.
MBTA Transit Police: Man Punched Rider Who Complained About His SmokingA man MBTA Transit Police say punched a 67-year-old man who complained about his smoking on a T platform was arraigned today in Cambridge District Court.
Mass. Raises $285M From Cigarette TaxMassachusetts taxpayers have shelled out an extra $542 million since state lawmakers voted three years ago to hike the tax on cigarettes and gasoline, with none of the cigarette revenue going directly to anti-smoking programs.
What's The Best Way To Quit Smoking? New Study Says Go Cold TurkeyThose who put away the cigarettes all at once were more likely to quit for good than those who gradually cut down.
Lawmakers Unveil Bill Raising Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21A move to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across Massachusetts is gathering steam on Beacon Hill.
Massachusetts Smokers Sue Philip Morris To Pay For Lung Cancer ScreeningsA decade after a group of smokers from Massachusetts sued Philip Morris USA to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for lung cancer screenings, the case will finally be heard by a jury.