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Gov. Christ Christie Says: Smoke Up, New Jersey

By Shawn Dwyer

The presidential hopeful vetoed a law passed by the legislature that would have banned smoking in public parks. 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  

Toronto Considers Electronic Cigarette Ban

By Bryan Le

The city's Medical Officer of Health is attempting to stop e-cigarette smoking wherever cigarette use is also banned. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Johnny Manziel allegedly photographed about to do drugs, Justin Bieber DUI trial set for next week, and drunk man loses golf cart passenger before crashing into tree. MORE  

UK Doctors Push Cigarette Ban For All Born After 2000

By Bryan Le

Advocates of the ban say the UK could be the first country to eradicate cigarettes, but opponents say it will simply create a new black market. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Brandi Granville admits heavy alcohol and prescription drug use, Los Angeles bans public vaping, CO governor installs beer tap, and babies get free admission to 'Nymphomaniac'. MORE  

Los Angeles Seeks to Ban Electronic Cigarettes

By Bryan Le

Lawmakers fear that normalizing the act of smoking, even if it's just vaping, could undo decades of anti-smoking efforts. MORE  

New Jersey Could Ban Smoking at Public Parks and Beaches

By Bryan Le

State lawmakers are attempting to extend public smoking bans from just indoor spaces to public outdoor spaces as well. MORE  

CVS to Become First Drugstore Chain to Stop Selling Cigarettes

By Bryan Le

The ubiquitous chain hopes to set an example as a health care provider, even though it stands to lose close to $2 billion in annual revenue. MORE  

Utah on Track to Raising Smoking Age to 21

By Bryan Le

Already with the highest smoking age, Utah lawmakers aim to make it harder for teens to buy tobacco. MORE  

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