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She Asked Him to Stop Smoking. To China’s Shock, He Beat Her Instead.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:20:46 -0500
Chinese social media erupted in anger over the attack in an elevator, denouncing a lack of respect for women and a male-dominated smoking culture.

British American Tobacco Offers to Buy Reynolds American
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:31:01 -0500
The London tobacco giant said it had offered $47 billion in cash and shares for the 57.8 percent of Reynolds American it does not own.

Is It O.K. to Find Sexual Satisfaction Outside Your Marriage?
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:00:05 -0500
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether adultery can be a moral choice and on starting to smoke after you sign up for insurance.

Toxins Linger in Homes Long After Smokers Quit
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 06:00:04 -0500
Small particles from burning tobacco penetrate carpets, clothes and even wallpaper and remain for months.

Teenage Smoking Rates
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:07:02 -0500
A drop in smoking rates is “cause for celebration,” a writer says, but the one-fifth of teenagers who still smoke remain at risk.

Black Health Experts Renew Fight Against Menthol Cigarettes
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:39:16 -0500
President Obama’s help was sought against a type of cigarette that is popular among African-American smokers and is heavily marketed to them.

Smoking and Drinking Rates Among U.S. Teenagers Fall to New Lows
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12:03:10 -0500
The trends among teenagers were encouraging, experts said, but other data in a national survey pointed to persistent prescription drug abuse by Americans.

A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 05:00:27 -0500
Nearly two decades after the $200 billion settlement to compensate the public for health consequences of smoking, the industry still wields clout in Washington.

Tobacco Watchdog Expands Its Reach: A Primer
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 05:00:09 -0500
A quick breakdown of the players and products involved in Big Tobacco's latest fight.

Can We Talk About Your Weight?
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:36:11 -0500
When it comes to informing patients about potentially healthy interventions, I am not shy.