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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  

FDA Loosens Restrictions on Smoking-Cessation Aids

By Valerie Tejeda

Nicotine gum, lozenges and patches are now deemed safe for longer periods of time. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 28th, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Chile bans indoor smoking, nicotine addiction may be genetic, and Connecticut "Meth Priest" to plead guilty to drug charges.   MORE  

Is Pot the "Gateway" to Cigarettes?

By Valerie Tejeda

A new study suggests that marijuana use leads to nicotine addiction (at least in mice). MORE  

Are E-Cigarettes the Solution?

By Ben Feuerherd

E-cigarette makers say the technology saves lives, but the FDA is still on the fence. MORE  

Do Smoking Bans Cut Drinking, Too?

By Valerie Tejeda

Alcohol abuse is lower in states that ban smoking in bars, say Yale researchers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 1, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Video gamers exhibit "pathological patterns" of play, Greeks count mental health cost of crisis, and "tanorexic" racks up $50,000 sunbed bill. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Major international online drug ring busted, US states loosen up liquor laws, and Bobby Brown pleads not guilty to DUI. MORE  

8-Year-Old Chain Smoker Sent to Rehab

By Valerie Tejeda

The Indonesian tot acts "like he's possessed by evil spirits" when he can't smoke. MORE  

Smoking Vaccine for Teens Deemed Too Costly

By McCarton Ackerman

Australian researchers say a large scale anti-nicotine shot program would cost too much. Would that also apply in the US? MORE  

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