Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC SaysAbout 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show.
Concerns Over Lasting Exposure To Third-Hand SmokeA new study found that residual chemicals from tobacco smoke can linger on furniture and carpets even if no one has smoked there for years.
Massachusetts Moves Closer To Raising Tobacco Buying Age To 21House lawmakers voted Wednesday raise the statewide age for purchasing tobacco and e-cigarettes to 21 and to ban vaping from workplaces.
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.