July 8, 2015

California's aggressive anti-smoking statutes have netted a 13% in real health costs associated with the use of tobacco products. 

July 7, 2015

A CDC poll found that the majority of Americans agree: the decision to risk one's health by choosing to smoke should be restricted to adults over 21. 

July 7, 2015

CVS Health is reportedly withdrawing its membership from the United States Chamber of Commerce over the chamber’s stance on smoking, according to The New York Times.

June 23, 2015

Hawaii has become the first state to raise the minimum age of legal access for tobacco products to 21.

May 27, 2015

Easter Seals is marking May 31 as World No Tobacco Day by launching a national smoking cessation program to help veterans, people with disabilities and caregivers live healthier, tobacco-free lives. Funding for the new program is supported by a $400,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation.

February 24, 2015

An Australian study found that two-thirds of smokers will die from their habit, which is significantly up from the prevailing theory that half of all smokers die from their habit. 

February 5, 2015

CVS Health Foundation has revealed a $5 million five-year commitment to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to launch its new "Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" grant program.

December 10, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spent only $480 per smoker who quit on account of its 2012 Tips From Former Smokers campaign,.

November 14, 2014

Almost 23% of high school students currently use a tobacco product, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


October 17, 2014
Canadian pharmacy retailers are up in arms in British Columbia, threatening to take legal action against the College of Pharmacists of BC if the group attempts to block tobacco sales in their stores. It's a juxtaposition between advocating for health in all parts of the pharmacy and being responsible to the shareholders of the company. 
To sell or not to sell? That has become the question in both Canada and the United States. 
October 14, 2014

Adults in the United States suffered from approximately 14 million major medical conditions attributable to smoking, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine Monday.

September 3, 2014

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing announced that it would be hosting the second-annual E-Cigarettes, Vapor and E-Cigars event at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas from Feb. 10-12.

June 25, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be launching hard-hitting ads for its 2014 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign, the agency announced Tuesday.

December 27, 2013

Clearette, a manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, has ordered specialized equipment in an effort to improve production output in hopes to allow volume increases.

October 31, 2013

New York City Council voted on Wednesday to hike the minimum age for buying cigarettes from 18 years to 21 years.

September 3, 2013

Green Smoke® E-Cigs New Packaging and Greater Value

August 19, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is looking to regulate flavored cigars, according to published reports.

August 14, 2013

ECRM announced today it is hosting its first electronic cigarettes and cigars event at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas beginning Monday, February 3 to Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

July 16, 2013

Green Smoke e-cigarettes brand announced this week the availability of a new carrying case for disposable and rechargeable e-cigarettes, and a new packaging design.

June 14, 2013

States that want to reduce rates of adult smoking may consider implementing stringent tobacco restrictions on teens, suggested a new study released by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis on Thursday.

May 9, 2013

Powerocks, creators of a colorful line of portable power banks, announced today the new Super Magicstick line of light, easy-to-carry lipstick or cigar-shaped power banks to charge smartphones on the go.

March 15, 2013

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is organizing more than 1,200 events across the country to promote smoking abstinence and cessation.

December 4, 2012

Hiding tobacco product displays at the point of sale may help reduce smoking among young people, a new study suggests.

August 13, 2012

Tobacco use among American middle school and high school students showed a slow decline from 2000 to 2011, according to a report released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.