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CVS Drug Stores to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

By Brent McCluskey

In just a few weeks, the pharmacy chain will lose $2 billion in annual revenue when it implements a new policy to stop selling tobacco products. MORE  

New Study Raises Doubts About Health Benefits of E-Cigarettes

By Shawn Dwyer

Researchers found that many e-cigarette users often use the product while still smoking regular cigarettes; the study also raised questions about claims that they're nothing more than harmless vapor. MORE  

New Jersey Could Ban Smoking at Public Parks and Beaches

By Bryan Le

State lawmakers are attempting to extend public smoking bans from just indoor spaces to public outdoor spaces as well. MORE  

Proposed California Bill Aims to Ban Cigarette Butts

By Shawn Dwyer

The new law would impose a heavy fine for selling or giving away filtered cigarettes in the Golden State. MORE  

The EasyWay to Stop Smoking Turns 30

By William Georgiades

Allen Carr's iconic book—and the worldwide movement it created—have helped millions to quit. MORE  

Campaign Pushes Smoke-Free Weddings in China

By Mei Schultz

A bold campaign tries to stamp out a key component in Chinese wedding ceremonies: smoking. MORE  

Study: Anti-Tobacco Policies Will Save Millions of Lives

By Victoria Kim

A global study predicts that 7 million smoking-related deaths can be prevented by 2050. MORE  

China's Smoking Cessation Clinics Are a Flop

By Victoria Kim

Smoking cessation programs fail to take off in the nation where 300 million people smoke. MORE  

US Funds Cigarette-Smoke Detecting Underwear

By Bryan Le

Not satisfied with self-reported statistics, researchers develop an intimate way to track smoking habits. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 19, 2013

By The Fix staff

Obama's drug czar attacks marijuana legalization, Los Zetas drug cartel seeks to recruit Americans, and Amanda Knox was smoking pot the night of her roommate's murder. MORE  

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