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Another City To Ban E-Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Electronic cigarettes are set to be as restricted in San Francisco as all other tobacco products after the city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously a...

This State Could Be Next To Ban Smoking In Cars With Kids

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Another state could soon ban smokers from lighting up while in a car carrying passengers under the age of 18. Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, ...

Maryland Drivers Can't Light Up With Young Kids Are In Tow

Posted 03.22.2012 | Health News

In an effort to protect young children from secondhand smoke, state senators in Maryland have approved a bill that would prohibit drivers from smoking...

Obama Administration Appeals Cigarette Pack Ruling

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is appealing a judge's order blocking a requirement that tobacco companies put graphic images warning about the...

Chicago Group Awards Grants To Smoke-Free Apartments

Posted 09.11.2011 | Chicago

After calling for increased smoke-free housing options in the city, the Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project has awarded grants to several housing group...

Cloves Banned: FDA Bans Fruit, Candy-Flavored Cigarettes

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — The new federal ban on flavored cigarettes took effect on Tuesday, marking one of the first visible signs of the Food and Drug A...

Heart Attack Rates Fall 17% After Smoking Bans Enacted: Analyses

USA Today | Liz Szabo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Two separate analyses released Monday each found that heart attack rates fall 17% within a year after smoking bans take effect. One analysis, which in...