The charitable foundation of Michael Bloomberg, the New York mayor and anti-smoking activist, is giving $220 million to aid anti-tobacco efforts in low- and middle-income countries, where nearly 80 percent of the world’s smokers live.
Warning labels unveiled by the FDA would be the first change to cigarette pack warnings in 25 years. Nine graphic images were chosen using consumer surveys that involved 18,000 people.
Smokers in New York will have fewer places to puff when Mayor Michael Bloomberg signs a new law banning smoking in the city's parks and on its beaches.
Marketing tobacco products to kids and teens will be restricted under new FDA rules to be published Friday.
Anti-smoking advocates are trying to use Obama’s cigarette struggles as an opportunity to send a message to Americans about quitting.
A new study by a national anti-smoking group argues that states could raise more than $9 billion in new revenues if they all hiked cigarette taxes by $1-a-pack.