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Smoking Rates On The Rise In New York City

For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, according to data released Monday, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use in the city that pioneered a number of anti-smoking initiatives that were emulated nationally.

CBS Seattle–09/15/2014

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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

02/14/2014

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Oregon Cigarette Tax Goes Up 13 Cents On Jan. 1

Smokers will note the tax on cigarettes in Oregon goes up 13 cents on Jan. 1.

12/27/2013

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Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/18/2013

Cigarettes that evade taxes are making up a large portion of those sold in Washington state. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 40 Percent Of Washington Cigarettes Are Contraband

Nearly 40 percent of cigarettes consumed in Washington state are contraband, coming from foreign countries and avoiding state taxes.

11/09/2012

The FDA released nine new warning labels hoping they would be required for cigarette packs in the U.S. (Photo by FDA via Getty Images)

Court Upholds Block on Graphic Cigarette Warnings

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the federal government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can […]

CBS Seattle–08/24/2012

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WA Roll-Your-Own Machines May be Gone for Good

Roll-your-own cigarette machines may be out of business for good, just as Washington state was looking to tax them.

07/10/2012

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