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CVS Ends Tobacco Sales
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
The American Thoracic Society praises the drugstore chain’s decision.

Just 13, and Working Risky 12-Hour Shifts in the Tobacco Fields
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Public health experts say hundreds of children under 16 continue to work in America’s tobacco fields, where they are exposed to harmful chemicals like nicotine.

At Mocha Hookah in Brooklyn Heights, Tasting Mint, Orange and Home
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Mocha Hookah, a 24-hour hookah bar and cafe on Atlantic Avenue, is probably the only public place to smoke a water pipe in the heart of brownstone Brooklyn.

CVS Stores Stop Selling All Tobacco Products
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
The company has adopted a new name, CVS Health, and stopped selling tobacco products in an effort to redefine itself as a health care destination for consumers.

The New Look of Smokers' Litter
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:30:38 -0400
The cigarettes may change, but for some smokers the habit of littering does not.

World Health Organization Urges Stronger Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Governments should ban the use of e-cigarettes indoors and in public places, the organization said.

E-Cigarette Use Said to Rise Among Tobacco-Free Youths
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
The number of middle school and high school students in the United States who say they have tried e-cigarettes but not traditional cigarettes increased by about 60 percent from 2012 to 2013.

Michael Bloomberg’s Harder Sell
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Stepping up his philanthropy, the former mayor of New York still pushes big ideas, but on a much wider stage. Turkey’s smoking rate is just one of his targets.

E-Cigarettes Under Scrutiny for Listing as Flight Hazard
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
A smoldering bag was removed from a plane in Boston, and the fire marshal focused on an e-cigarette as a possible cause.

A Less Defiant Tack in a Campaign to Curb Smoking by Teenagers
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Legacy is about to introduce a new antismoking effort, which takes a decidedly less rebellious tone than its previous “Truth” campaign.