Ban On Smoking And Walking Potentially Coming To NYC StreetsIf a city lawmaker has his way, smoking and walking will soon be outlawed on city streets. That's the bill Councilman Peter Koo proposed on Thursday.
Is Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Dangerous? Biologist Says YesAccording to a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, marijuana smoke is three times worse for the arterial walls than cigarette smoke.
FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.
E-Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study SaysA brand new test that examines DNA has concluded that the nicotine liquid-filled devices can cause as much damage to humans as standard tobacco products.
1 Cigarette Per Day Still Raises Heart Disease Risk, Study FindsBritish researchers say that even smoking just one cigarette per day still has a significant impact on a person's risk for developing heart disease or having a stroke.
Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study Finds10 studies reportedly all showed enough evidence to suggest that nicotine-filled e-cigarettes carry the same addictive potential as standard tobacco products.
Eating Apples And Tomatoes May Heal Smoker's Lungs, Study SaysAccording to a decade-long study of ex-smokers in Europe, people who quit and ate at least two tomatoes or three servings of apples every day had stronger lung function than participants who only had one serving per day.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
City Council Considers Major New Crackdowns On Smoking In NYCEarlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new push to cut down on smoking and vaping – including new taxes and license requirements. Now the City Council is considering going well beyond that.
Kicking The Habit: Adult Smoking Rate In United States Falls To 15 PercentThe nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.
Man Smoking Cigarette In Subway Car Confronted By Angry StraphangersWe've seen all sorts of bad behavior on the subway before. Now we see what happens when someone decided it would be a good idea to light up a cigarette.
New Haven Launches Citywide Stop-Smoking EffortMayor Toni Harp said perhaps as many as one in every five people in New Haven smoke and she's now making it more difficult to light up.