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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

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Pot-Smoking Students Outperform ‘Marginalized’ Tobacco Smokers

Students who smoke marijuana – and refrain from smoking tobacco –achieve higher levels of academic success than their “marginalized” cigarette-smoking peers.

03/28/2014

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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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Ore. House Approves Ban On Smoking In Cars With Kids

The Oregon Legislature has approved a bill that would make it a crime to smoke in a car with kids.

06/03/2013

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Police: Man Pointed Gun At Pregnant Woman For Smoking

Bellingham police have arrested a man who they say pointed a gun at a pregnant woman.

09/17/2012

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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Get Ready – The Great American Smokeout is Nov 17

The Great American Smokeout has been around since 1977, when the American Cancer Society began sponsoring the nationwide push to end smoking. It could be “the first day of the rest of your life”… Here are some statistics, and organizations that want to help you quit.

10/31/2011

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