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Tripling Tobacco Tax Could Save 200 Million Lives Worldwide

By Shawn Dwyer

Smoking globally could be cut by a third and prevent deaths from lung cancer, heart disease, and stroke. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 21, 2013

By Mei Schultz

House passes bill to drug test food stamp recipients, new breathalyzer watch tells you when you're drunk, and John McAfee releases bizarre drug-themed video about anti-virus software. MORE  

Big Tobacco Stuffs Cigars With Cat Litter

By McCarton Ackerman

Twelve tobacco firms have allegedly saved $1.1 billion by adding weight to their products. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 5, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Cigarette tax hikes help smokers cut back, an Rx drug to halt Rx drug addiction is in the works, and cellphone addiction could be contagious. MORE  

Smoking Kills... Poor New Yorkers' Wallets

By Bryan Le

Poorer smokers in New York state spend 25% of their incomes on cigarettes, prompting some to question the fairness of taxes. MORE  

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