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.
According to a new study, heavy smoking of marijuana may double the risk of contracting lung cancer.
Last year, about 18 percent of adults participating in a national health survey described themselves as current smokers.
Graphic photos of health consequences on tobacco products are more effective than text warnings in deterring smokers from continuing the habit.
An eastern Alabama high school student faces an attempted assault charge after authorities say he planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist attack on fellow students at his school.
Researchers have learned that smoking cigarettes could take as much as five hours off a person’s life expectancy – per day.
It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.
A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention find that millions of Americans’ high blood pressure is out of control.
Tobacco taxes and smoking bans haven’t budged the U.S. smoking rate in years. Now the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with a graphic nationwide advertising campaign.