Study: Exposure To Polluted Air Is Equivalent To Smoking A Pack A DayA recent study shows that exposure to polluted air is on par with smoking a pack of cigarettes a day.
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.
Ohio To Raise Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco Products From 18 To 21Ohio is raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
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.
Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in all its U.S. stores in an effort to combat tobacco sales to minors.
Disney's Ban On Smoking, Large Strollers Takes Effect At Theme ParksMickey, Minnie, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pinocchio and their many friends can breathe easier now. Walt Disney World theme parks are smoke free as of Wednesday.
KDKA Investigates: Alarming Number Of Teens Becoming Addicted To Nicotine Through VapingLocal schools say vaping is becoming a huge problem among students, and experts add that teen nicotine addiction is up dramatically because of it.
E-Cigarette Maker Pulling Products, Eliminating Social Media Accounts As Public Health Crisis Worsens For TeensMany teenagers seem to believe vaping is safe, even with more and more medical evidence saying otherwise.
Government Crackdown Prompts Major E-Cigarette Manufacturer To Suspend Sales Of Some ProductsThe country’s leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes is suspending some sales on its most popular products.
Officials: Careless Smoking Caused Fatal Fire In Central Pa.Careless smoking is being blamed for a fire that claimed the life of a Pennsylvania man.
Smoking City Employees To Pay More For Health InsuranceCity of Pittsburgh employees that smoke will soon be paying more for health insurance.
FDA Seizes Thousands Of Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JuulThe US Food and Drug Administration recently conducted a surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul's corporate headquarters in San Francisco, seizing thousand of documents, many of which relate to the company's sales and marketing practices.
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.
Pa. Leaders Want To Expand Indoor Smoking Ban To More BuildingsSept. 11, 2008 marked the start of Pennsylvania's Clean Indoor Air Act, which placed a ban on smoking inside most businesses.
Smoking In And Near Public Housing Will Be Banned At The End Of JulySmokers won't be able to light up in or near public housing starting July 31.