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Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

By Paul Gaita

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

Cigarette Company Finally Puts Out the Smoking Lamp

By Brent McCluskey

The Big Tobacco giant Reynolds American has finally joined the 21st century in offering a smoke-free workplace to its employees. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

The Situation court-ordered to stay off drugs, Spokane testing sewage for marijuana, and couple busted for selling medical weed on Facebook. MORE  

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  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kendall Jenner stiffs server after being denied booze, man on Cannibal bites tourist, and man shoots neighbor with BB gun for smoking. MORE  

Plain Cigarette Packs Drastically Cut Smoking Rates

By Bryan Le

Plain packaging reduced smoking in Australia and may soon do the same in the UK. MORE  

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  

Adults Quitting Smoking Prefer Fun-Flavored E-Cigs

By Bryan Le

Fruity flavors might seem like they're just for kids, but adult e-cig users love them too—and say it helps them quit regular tobacco. MORE  

Despite Overall Decline, U.S. Smokers Still Number 40 Million

By Bryan Le

Smoking has fallen by 50% since a half century ago, but the habit still persists among 20% of our population. MORE  

Study Finds Near-Bulletproof Quit Smoking Method

By Bryan Le

Researchers have found what they believe could be the most effective quit-smoking method yet. MORE  

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