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Tobacco Company Ordered to Pay $23.6 Billion in Damages to Smoker’s Widow

By Victoria Kim

The objective of the lawsuit was to stop tobacco companies like R.J. Reynolds from targeting kids with their advertising. MORE  

"Addictive" Smoking Apps Target Kids

By Chrisanne Grise

Experts say that interactive smoking simulators on phones may be more harmful than advertising. MORE  

The Marlboro Man's Last Stand

By Dirk Hanson

After years of tightening regulation and a dramatic decline in adult smokers, Big Tobacco prepares its endgame: Teenagers. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Most Smokers Want to Quit But Few Do, NJ School Bus Driver Accused of DUI as Kids Text Parents, and Indian Spice King "Rampaged Naked and Drunk" Through NY's Four Seasons Hotel. MORE  

Cash-Strapped States May be Forced To Pay Billions to Big Tobacco

By Dirk Hanson

A lawsuit may allow tobacco giants like Philip Morris and Lorillard to claw back $2 billion they were forced to pay out after a landmark 1998 Agreement. MORE  

Scaring Smokers Straight: The New Labels

By Dirk Hanson

FDA Picks Gruesome New Warnings for Cigarette Packs. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Cigarette packs fool consumers, a heroin epidemic ravages St. Louis, and a former Miss Russia forges Vicodin scrips. MORE  

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Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.

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ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling

An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.

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How Europe's Cocaine Habit Fuels Radical Islam in West Africa

Terrorist groups like Hezbollah and al-Qaeda have benefited from corrupt regimes.

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Problem Gamblers With Personality Disorders More Difficult to Treat

A recent study has linked compulsive gambling to borderline and other personality disorders.

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Prescription Heroin Now Available in Vancouver

A group of 120 severe addicts will begin receiving doctor-approved smack.

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