New US Law Raises Tobacco Buying Age To 21A new law in the United States that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.
Court: Communities Can't Raise Tobacco Sales Age To 21The Michigan appeals court has struck down a Genesee County ban on tobacco sales and related products to people under 21.
Oakland County Is Urging Smokers To Kick Habit During SummerIt is common for those looking to quit smoking to fail at first, but officials want those trying to quit to know they are not alone. It can take several attempts to quit before you succeed.
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.
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.
E-Cigarette Use Getting Younger, More ExpansiveE-cigarettes are not regulated like traditional tobacco, and the state legislature is considering whether or not these should be exempt from existing tobacco legislation.
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.
Mich. Lawmaker Wants To Ban Tobacco Use In Cars With KidsThe legislation would make it illegal for any tobacco product to be lit in a vehicle when a person under the age of 18 is inside.
Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette PeddlerIt turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.
National Report: Michigan Ranks 41st In Protecting Kids From TobaccoMichigan ranks 41st in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released Wednesday by a coalition of public health organizations.
Baseball Contract Limits Tobacco Use Baseball's new labor deal will limit the use of smokeless tobacco by players, but not ban it during games, as some public health groups had sought.
Senators From World Series Locales Urge MLB To Ban TobaccoFour U.S. senators and health officials from the cities hosting the World Series are urging the baseball players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at games and on camera.
Study: Significant Rise In Cigar Use Among Young AdultsA new study shows the use of cigars and cigarillos has significantly risen among young people, in part because of their appeal through lower prices and sweet flavors.
FDA: Agency Must Review Tobacco ProductsThe Food and Drug Administration says it must review tobacco products that were introduced or changed over the last four years in order for companies to keep selling them.
Feds Propose Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels