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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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Federal Regulation On E-Cigs Could Save Thousands of Lives, Expert Claims

Despite being a multi-billion dollar business, electronic cigarettes have managed to avoid federal oversight.

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Can Parkinson’s Drugs Cause Addictive Behavior?

The class of Parkinson's drugs known as dopamine receptor agonists can potentially make users more susceptible to compulsive behaviors.

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Women Should Stop Worrying About Date Rape Drugs, Says Conservative Think Tank

A video released by the American Enterprise Institute is the latest attempt by conservatives to blame the victims of rape.

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Russian Investigators Blame Drunk Driver for Oil Exec’s Death

Christophe de Margerie was killed on October 20 when a snow plow collided with his private jet.

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Synthetic 'Spice' Wreaking Havoc Across Russia

Use of the popular synthetic weed has spread across the globe, causing the same problems overseas as it does in the U.S.

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