Jul 15, 2014 — The deal unites the maker of Camel with Lorillard, the market leader in e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes, the fastest-growing segments of the tobacco market.
Jul 7, 2014 — The tobacco industry played an influential role in the funding and popularization of stress research. A vast document archive details the relationships between cigarette makers and key scientists.
Jun 12, 2014 — Public health officials have dreamed of getting cigarette use down to 16 percent of teens, and that day has come. But some are turning to hookahs and electronic cigarettes, so the news isn't all good.
Jun 2, 2014 — Russian officials say the ban could save 200,000 lives a year in a country known for its heavy smokers. In 2009, the Russian Federation consumed 2,786 cigarettes per capita, a study found.
Mar 17, 2014 — Chemicals in cigarette smoke can settle on clothes, furniture and walls. Researchers call this thirdhand smoke and say laboratory experiments suggest it could be hazardous.
Feb 23, 2014 — Sometimes a fake cigarette is real. Commentator Alva NoŽ on why the debate over banning electronic cigarettes turns more on the use of symbols than it does on the facts.
Feb 6, 2014 — The CVS drugstore chain's decision to stop selling tobacco products drew praise as an important public health step. But, we wondered, how many people buy cigarettes at drugstores? Not as many as we thought.
Feb 5, 2014 — The drugstore chain says halting the sale of tobacco products could reduce revenue by $2 billion a year. CVS says it's looking for ways to make up for the lost business. But the value of the good public relations from the move could easily surpass the costs.
Feb 4, 2014 — Cigarette smoking costs you a lot more than money, a graphic new ad campaign warns teenagers. It's the Food and Drug Administration's first foray into slick messaging aimed at keeping teens from taking up cigarettes. Most long-term smokers started as teens.
Sep 7, 2013 — An experiment to test the value of e-cigarettes as a quitting aid found them as good as the nicotine patch, but there weren't enough people in the study to say they're a good bet for quitting. Public health officials worry that e-cigarettes will encourage tobacco use.