Pa. Moves To Raise Cigarettes, Tobacco Age To 21Pennsylvania is moving to join 18 other states and ban the purchase of cigarettes and other tobacco products by people under 21, although it's maintaining an exception for military veterans or service members who are at least 18.
Ohio City Stops Hiring Smokers To Encourage Healthier Workplaces, Reduce Health CostsDayton officials say the southwestern Ohio city will no longer hire people who flunk pre-employment tests for tobacco and nicotine.
Adults Who Vape Are More Likely To Quit Cigarettes, Study FindsAdult smokers who vape are more likely to quit using cigarettes, according to a study released Monday. But e-cigarettes also increase the risk of relapse in some former smokers, the researchers found.
Smoker Fined $1,174 For Tossing Cigarette Butt Onto RoadA Nevada smoker who was fined more than a thousand dollars for tossing his cigarette onto the side of the road says the punishment doesn't fit the crime.
Smoking City Employees To Pay More For Health InsuranceCity of Pittsburgh employees that smoke will soon be paying more for health insurance.
Stolen Smokes: Florida Man Gets 20 Years For Cigarette TheftA Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
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.
Study: Vaping Just As Harmful As SmokingIf you’re thinking electronic cigarettes are healthier than tobacco cigarettes, researchers say think again.
New State Tax Has Some Smokers Considering QuittingA new state tax went into effect on Monday, increasing the price of cigarettes.
Study: Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Worse Than CigarettesSecondhand marijuana smoke may damage your blood vessels even more than cigarette smoke.
Smoking Policy Ignites Controversy Between Hospital Employees, NeighborsA controversy has been ignited over people lighting up near Allegheny General Hospital.
Cigarettes, Cell Phones Taken In Point Marion Family Dollar Break-InState Police in Fayette County are searching for suspects after a Family Dollar store was burglarized in the overnight hours between Thursday and Friday.
Proposed Ordinance Would Forbidden Smoking On Beaver Co. PropertyBeaver County Commissioners are working on a possible ordinance to ban smoking on county property.
Teen Gets 14 To 28 Years For Beaver Co. Woman's Killing A western Pennsylvania boy who was just 14 when he fatally shot a woman who told him to "get a job" when he tried bum a cigarette from her boyfriend must spend 14 to 28 years in state prison.
FDA Moves To Regulate E-CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration is taking the first step toward regulating electronic cigarettes.