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The Fatal Toll of Cheap Cigarettes
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:00:01 -0500
The availability of cheaper, off-brand cigarettes is associated with an increase in infant mortality.

Billie Jean King Understands Colin Kaepernick
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 05:00:03 -0500
The tennis legend on activism, tobacco sponsorships and the strange experience of watching her own biopic.

Drug Aimed at Inflammation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer
Sun, 27 Aug 2017 05:00:23 -0500
A milestone finding for researchers, the connection of inflammatory responses to such illnesses could open the door to new treatments.

20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:14:33 -0500
When the price of a pack of cigarettes increases by $1, there is a 20 percent increase in rates of quitting smoking.

Smokers Are Welcome at This Upper East Side Bar
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:19:29 -0500
Sugar East, a “Mad Men”-style speakeasy, lets patrons light up indoors, thanks to a grandfathered tobacco license.

A New Tobacco Product
Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:12:19 -0500
Philip Morris International discusses its new product that eliminates smoke by heating, not burning, tobacco.

Maine Raises Smoking Age to 21 After Lawmakers Override Veto
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 21:04:52 -0500
The regulations, which also apply to e-cigarettes and hookah pipes, make Maine the fourth state to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products.

Gum Disease Tied to Cancer Risk in Older Women
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:30:59 -0500
Periodontal disease was associated with an increased risk of esophageal and gallbladder cancers, cancers of the breast and lung, and melanoma.

Taking the Addiction Out of Smoking
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 03:21:32 -0500
The F.D.A. announces a radical proposal to lower nicotine in cigarettes, potentially saving millions of lives.

F.D.A. Delays Rules That Would Have Limited E-Cigarettes on Market
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 20:39:48 -0500
The agency opened the door to endorsing “vaping” as a means to getting tobacco smokers to quit.