February 14, 2011

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Friday announced it would be distributing free nicotine replacement therapy kits beginning on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to help Pennsylvanians who want to give up tobacco “in the name of love.”

January 26, 2011

Smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a report in the Jan. 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.

January 7, 2011

Nearly 500 retailers in Mississippi had to submit to Food and Drug Administration inspections concerning alleged tobacco sales to minors, the FDA said Friday.

January 5, 2011

PITTSBURGH — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration last year initiated programs that will breathe new life into sales of smoking-cessation products. The surgeon general issued a report titled “How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease,” and the FDA will be mandating that tobacco manufacturers have smoking-is-bad-for-you messages on packaging. 


January 5, 2011

Certain tobacco products introduced to the market or changed after Feb. 15, 2007, are subject to enhanced scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration, the agency said Wednesday.

December 14, 2010

The very substantial decrease in teen smoking that began in the mid-1990s has come to a halt among younger teens in the United States, and some evidence of a possible increase in their smoking was observed this year, announced researchers that were part of the "Monitoring the Future" study on Tuesday.

December 7, 2010

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — The Food and Drug Administration is exploring the benefits associated with the long-term use of nicotine-replacement therapy products, a factor expected to both extend the amount of time a person avails themselves of the smoking-cessation therapy, as well as increase the success rates for quit attempts. 


December 7, 2010

A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics found that the use of tobacco products among young diabetics is on the rise, and many haven't been counseled by their healthcare providers to not smoke or stop smoking.

November 10, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday unveiled a new comprehensive tobacco control...

November 9, 2010

According to a recently published Dow Jones report, state-funded tobacco-prevention programs quickly are becoming the...

November 4, 2010

According to new data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that covers...

October 29, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS — Target announced that it is launching a month-long anti-smoking campaign in connection with the American Cancer Society's 2010 Great American Smokeout to support guests and team members in their efforts to quit smoking.

October 27, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on Thursday commended the Food and Drug Administration for holding a scientific...

September 27, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is urging the Food and Drug Administration to remove smokeless tobacco products...

September 23, 2010

Kicking the habit never tasted so good....

September 23, 2010

The news that San Francisco's board of supervisors gave preliminary approval to ban tobacco sales...

September 14, 2010

A new study released Wednesday by the American Lung Association, and conducted by researchers at...

August 25, 2010

To help raise awareness around Commit Lozenge, which has been folded into the Nicorette franchise,...

July 11, 2010

As many as 1-in-5 high school students are still smoking, according to a report published...

June 6, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline in April announced the launch of its new Nicorette Mini Lozenge, a smaller smoking...

April 26, 2010

GlaxoSmithKline announced Tuesday the launch of its new Nicorette Mini Lozenge, a smaller smoking-cessation lozenge...

March 4, 2010

Electronic cigarettes now are used by 1-in-4 smokers, claimed E Cigarettes National on Thursday, in...

February 22, 2010

Despite the ongoing battle between the Food and Drug Administration and electronic cigarette makers, one...

February 1, 2010

Future ex-smokers who utilize a nicotine-patch therapy longer may be less likely to relapse, according...