Is Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Dangerous? Biologist Says YesAccording to a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, marijuana smoke is three times worse for the arterial walls than cigarette smoke.
FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.
E-Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study SaysA brand new test that examines DNA has concluded that the nicotine liquid-filled devices can cause as much damage to humans as standard tobacco products.
1 Cigarette Per Day Still Raises Heart Disease Risk, Study FindsBritish researchers say that even smoking just one cigarette per day still has a significant impact on a person's risk for developing heart disease or having a stroke.
Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study Finds10 studies reportedly all showed enough evidence to suggest that nicotine-filled e-cigarettes carry the same addictive potential as standard tobacco products.
Eating Apples And Tomatoes May Heal Smoker's Lungs, Study SaysAccording to a decade-long study of ex-smokers in Europe, people who quit and ate at least two tomatoes or three servings of apples every day had stronger lung function than participants who only had one serving per day.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
Vaping May Cause Unique Problems As Bad As Smoking, Study SaysResearchers say using e-cigarettes may cause serious health problems including COPD and Cystic Fybrosis.
Hamden Bans Smoking In Town ParksStarting this fall, it will be unlawful to smoke in any municipal parks in the Town of Hamden.
In U.S., Smoking Rate Falls Among AdultsThe rate of adult smoking in the U.S. has seen a significant drop over the last year.
Lawmakers To Consider Whether More E-Cigarette Rules NeededSome lawmakers are returning to the state Capitol to determine whether Connecticut should do more to regulate electronic cigarettes and vapor products.
Panel Looking At Smoking In Cars Ban Broadens ReviewA Connecticut task force studying whether to ban smoking in cars while children are inside is broadening its review.