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E-Cigarettes Finding New Users in Teens

Touted as a way to quit smoking, the latest data raise concerns that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, may actually be a gateway for teens into tobacco...

Can Electronic Cigarettes Challenge Big Tobacco?

NJOY's King is the first electronic cigarette that actually looks (and feels and smokes) like the real thing. And it's put traditional cigarette makers on...

And the World’s Top Smokers Are…

Is it getting hard to breathe in here? According to a new survey, Indonesian men smoke more than anyone else in the world. Nearly 70% of of all Indonesian males...

Vietnam Bans Smoking in Public

The people of Vietnam have just under a year to use all up of their hidden smokes. As of next May, smoking in public — as well as all tobacco advertising — has...

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Percent of nonsmoking apartment dwellers who said they smelled their neighbors’ tobacco smoke in their building; half of these residents smelled smoke in their...

U.S. Senators Urge Baseball to Ban Tobacco

Four 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...

Is Big Soda as Bad as Big Tobacco?

Over at TIME's new "Ideas" blog, obesity and food policy expert Kelly Brownell makes the case for a soda tax: simply put, it's good for the country's waistline...