FDA: Smokeless Tobacco Company Can Advertise Snus As Less Risky Than CigarettesFor the first time, advertisements for one brand of snus can say that using the smokeless tobacco product "instead of cigarettes puts you at a lower risk of mouth cancer, heart disease, lung cancer, stroke, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis."
Study: E-Cigarettes Less Toxic To Users Than CigarettesA lot of important questions surround the safety and health effects of e-cigarettes, a relatively new technology, but a new study says e-cigarettes are less toxic than traditional ones.
Survey: Alcohol, Cigarette Use Among Teens At Lowest Levels In DecadesThe National Institute on Drug Abuse says there's a bit of good news when it comes to teens and drug use.
7-Eleven Thief On The Run After Stealing 60 Cartons Of CigarettesPolice say the suspect is a short, black man driving a dark-colored Jeep Commander.
Senate Approves Higher Fines To Keep Cigarettes From MinorsMichigan lawmakers want to make it costlier for stores that sell cigarettes to minors and the minors who illegally buy them.
'Higher' Education? Daily Marijuana Use Among College Students Highest Since 1980For the first time in decades, marijuana use is more popular than cigarettes on college campuses across the United States.
Wayne State University To Go Completely Smoke, Tobacco Free In AugustMake no butts about it, Wayne State University is about to have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to smoking or using other tobacco products on campus.
Dearborn Puts Brakes On Smoking Ban In Public ParksOfficials say a plan to ban lighting up in city parks is on hold -- for now.
Michigan Man Pleads Guilty In Cigarette Trafficking SchemeAn Upper Peninsula man accused of large-scale cigarette trafficking has pleaded guilty in Detroit federal court.
Gov. Snyder Vetoes Bills On E-Cigarette Regulation“We need to make sure that e-cigarettes and other nicotine-containing devices are regulated in the best interest of public health," the governor said.
Survey: E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigarette Use In TeensElectronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens.
Wayne State Could Soon Become Smoke-Free CampusSeveral students have complained that the school's "25-feet smoking rule" is not being followed.
Michigan Senate Votes To Use Tobacco Taxes For Capitol FundLegislation unanimously approved Wednesday would redistribute revenue from taxes on cigarettes
E-Cigarettes Ignite Debate Over Regulation, SalesBanning the sale of electronic cigarettes to kids may seem like a no-brainer, yet a number of health advocacy groups oppose legislation that does just that.
CVS Plans To Stop Selling Tobacco Products CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.