WASHINGTON — An expanding investigation into Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal launched by state attorneys general could last years and will likely end in a negotiated settlement.
By Ronnie Greene, Associated Press
Gov. David Ige of Hawaii signed into law Friday a bill that raises the age at which people in Hawaii can legally purchase, smoke or possess cigarettes and electronic cigarettes…
By Cathy Zhao
E-cigarettes, which produce vapor instead of smoke, are supposed to be a safer nicotine option. But the product is completely unregulated by the federal government, and there’s been little research on its long-term effects. The industry, too, faces uncertainty, as…
By PBS NewsHour
The Obama administration is abandoning plans to ban a popular type of rifle ammunition after an onslaught of criticism from both the public and lawmakers.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
Bloodied but unbeaten, the tobacco companies have plunged into another courtroom battle in an effort to stave off the humiliation of having to underwrite an ad campaign in which they brand themselves as liars.
The town of Westminster, Mass., could become the first in the nation to entirely ban the sale of tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. What if a similar ban was proposed where you live?…
By PBS NewsHour
The town of Westminster, Mass., could become the first in the nation to ban the sale of tobacco products if a proposal from the city's board of health passes in December. The unprecedented pitch would ban the sale cigarettes, chewing…
By Ayan Sheikh
Nicotine gum and quit smoking signs will replace cigarette boxes on CVS shelves. The drug store chain will also launch a new campaign aimed at providing education, medication and assessments for customers looking to end their tobacco habit.
By Jordan Vesey
Two of the largest names in tobacco joined forces Tuesday when Reynolds American bought rival Lorillard to the tune of $27.4 billion. This move unites the No. 2 and No. 3 American cigarette companies in what appears to be a…
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