- NYC Council considers electronic cigarette ban Updated: Dec-04-13 4:55 pm
- Anti-tobacco advocate works with Columbus students Updated: Dec-01-13 12:27 pm
- New Mexico State University aims to ban tobacco Updated: Nov-30-13 1:58 pm
- NYC considers adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban Updated: Nov-27-13 4:36 pm
- Ga. health officials offering help to quit smoking Updated: Nov-22-13 4:04 am
- DHEC: Teen smoking rate in SC dips significantly Updated: Nov-21-13 4:24 pm
- Pa. mayor nixes smoking ban, citing own 'research' Updated: Nov-21-13 1:48 pm
- UT lawmakers give initial OK to raise smoking age Updated: Nov-20-13 3:19 pm
- Interest in e-cigarettes grows amid concerns Updated: Nov-16-13 1:29 pm
- Indy smoking law opens doors to conventions Updated: Nov-16-13 12:04 am
- Iowa tobacco tax revenue has declined, report says Updated: Nov-11-13 12:35 pm
- Kansas expert: Mentally ill tobacco use too high Updated: Nov-11-13 12:28 pm
NEW YORK - New Yorkers who say electronic cigarettes helped them quit smoking asked city lawmakers at a hearing on Wednesday not to ban the nicotine inhalers from restaurants, workplaces and other indoor spaces, saying there isn't enough evidence they pose a health risk to justify their exclusion.
COLUMBUS, Nebraska - Jamie Rodriguez uses props to drive the point home - a black lung, yellowed teeth and jars filled with the tar and phlegm that enter and leave a smoker's body.
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - New Mexico State University could have a new smoking and tobacco use policy by next summer.
NEW YORK - Proposed legislation that would include electronic cigarettes in the city's ban on smoking in bars, restaurants and other indoor public spaces is coming up for consideration by a committee of the New York City Council.
ATLANTA - State health officials are offering help to Georgians who want to quit smoking and using tobacco products.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - State health officials say a survey of South Carolina teens shows cigarette use among high school students has dropped significantly in the past two years.
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania mayor has vetoed a measure to ban outdoor smoking in public places because he believes outdoor smoking is a civil liberty, and that his own "research" suggests the cancer risk from exposure to secondhand smoke outdoors is exaggerated.
SALT LAKE CITY - A push to bar young people in Utah from buying tobacco products until they're 21 cleared an early hurdle at the state Legislature on Wednesday.
FREMONT, Nebraska - The meteoric rise in popularity of e-cigarettes has some people scratching their heads as to whether the tobacco-less devices are a new tool in smoking cessation or a Trojan horse that could undo decades of anti-smoking campaigns.
INDIANAPOLIS - Not so long ago, Indianapolis was passed over time and again for conventions and corporate meetings despite a massive expansion of the Indiana Convention Center and a new 1,005-room, four-star hotel, as well as a new airport terminal that was the talk of the aviation industry and a colossal, retractable-roof stadium that hosted the 2012 Super Bowl.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Health officials think a drop in Iowa's tobacco tax revenue is linked to a state smoking ban and a federal tax increase on cigarettes, according to a state report.
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Kansas health advocates are seeking to reduce smoking rates among the mentally ill.