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In Your Face on Smoking
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:56:27 -0500
A reader says he’s an official smoker dissuader.

That New Year’s Resolution? Let Us Help You Stick With It
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:09:49 -0500
There’s an 80 percent chance you’ve already given up or you’re just about to. We want to help you stay strong.

In the Fine Print of New York’s Budget, a Flurry of Fees
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:29:52 -0500
There are a number of proposals for new fees and other changes in tax law buried amid the thousands of pages in the new budget documents.

Once a Leading Foe of Tobacco, New York Lags Under de Blasio
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:35:59 -0500
The mayor has championed some public health initiatives, notably on mental health, but a series of proposals to further tighten tobacco use has languished.

Doing a Favor, With Some Regret
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:00:02 -0500
Feeling conflicted about fulfilling a neighbor’s unhealthy request.

British American Tobacco to Take Over Reynolds American in $49 Billion Deal
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:50:29 -0500
The transaction would create the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco business, with brands that include Camel, Lucky Strike, Newport and Pall Mall.

Big Sugar’s Secret Ally? Nutritionists
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:21:23 -0500
The scientific consensus that all calories are equally fattening is outdated and dangerous.

Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:30:15 -0500
The Health Ministry draft rules would ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and after.

Review: ‘Nicotine,’ the Stuff of Burning Desire
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:14:40 -0500
Gregor Hens’s book is part memoir, part philosophical lament. He sees it as a chance to finally put the urge behind him and remain a vicarious smoker.

France Lets Workers Turn Off, Tune Out and Live Life
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 21:25:31 -0500
A raft of measures meant to balance modernity and tradition will make it easier to unplug from work email, protect the environment and get divorced.