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Does "Buttlegging" Fund Terrorism?

By McCarton Ackerman

The NYPD busts a giant cigarette trafficking ring with alleged ties to terrorism. MORE  

Could Our Cars Run on Tobacco?

By Sarah Beller

Scientists are engineering tobacco plants to produce biofuels that could power airplanes, cars and trucks. MORE  

Does Smoking Make You Dumber?

By Valerie Tejeda

Long-term smokers performed "significantly worse" on cognitive tests, in a new study. MORE  

Prison's Booming Tobacco Market

By Seth Ferranti

A prisoner explains how inmates can make a killing selling tobacco for up to 120X its worth. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 18, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Most teen-drinking deaths are not driving-related, magnets remove cigarette cravings, and Lindsay Lohan shoots mock ad for whisky-infused gum. MORE  

Morning Roundup April 11, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Obama's budget cuts raise cost of smoking, Canada "at the center" of opioid epidemic, and ex-Chicago Bear Sam Hurd charged with selling pot and cocaine. MORE  

Can Walking Curb Smoking?

By Ben Feuerherd

A study finds that just 20 minutes of walking a day helps teen smokers cut back. MORE  

Cigarettes Deemed Kosher for Passover

By Ben Feuerherd

Rabbis approve certain brands of cigarettes for smoking during the holy week. MORE  

Kick Butts Day Targets Big Tobacco

By Ben Feuerherd

Today's "National Kick Butts Day" encourages kids to stand up to the companies that want them to start smoking. MORE  

"Social Farting" Ad Takes Aim at Social Smokers

By Bryan Le

Doing something "socially" doesn't make it acceptable, says a new Canadian anti-smoking ad. MORE  

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