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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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Study: Nearly 1 In 5 High School Students Smokes Hookah

According to a new study, nearly one in five high school seniors reported smoking hookah this past year.

07/07/2014

In this photo illustration a woman holds an e-cigarette on April 2, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

According to a new study, vapor from e-cigarettes damage human cells in much the same way as smoke from traditional cigarettes.

04/14/2014

File photo of a man using an electronic cigarette. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit

A new study claims that electronic cigarettes don’t help people quit smoking.

03/25/2014

Researchers say women who have been exposed to second-hand smoke for over a decade have higher risks for miscarriages and stillbirths. (Getty Images)

Study: Second-Hand Smoke Linked Increased Risk For Miscarriages And Stillbirths

Research suggests women exposed to second-hand smoke for over 10 years are at higher risk for miscarriages and stillbirths.

02/28/2014

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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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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.

02/09/2014

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Study: Large Increase In Cigarette Nicotine Levels

Cigarettes now contain more nicotine, and are more addictive than researchers had previously believed.

01/19/2014

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Study: Teenagers Find Slim Cigarettes Cooler, Safer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day in the United States, nearly 4,000 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette. Within that age group, an estimated 1,000 youth become daily cigarette smokers.

11/12/2013

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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

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