A Los Angeles councilman wants the city to change the legal age for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21.
Police say actress Amanda Bynes has been arrested in midtown Manhattan after she heaved a marijuana bong out of a window.
Tobacco educator and motivational speaker Debi Austin has died at the age of 62.
A federal judge has sentenced a Florida man to time-served and released him after he pleaded guilty to disrupting an airline flight by refusing to extinguish the cigarette he was smoking.
It’s been said that all that is needed to light a fire — or a cigarette — is a single match.
Smokers can finally exhale after voters appear to have rejected a proposed tax increase on cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Cal State Fullerton has become the first California State University system school to adopt a campus-wide smoking ban.
A tough new campaign has turned several public places in Hermosa Beach into no-smoking zones.
The University of California has banned smoking and the use of chewing tobacco on all ten of its campuses.
A famous chimpanzee who could beg for sweets using sign language and was addicted to cigarettes has died.
Two men smoking are to blame for the Mandeville fire that burned earlier this week near Brentwood.
California landlords may soon be able to ban smoking on their properties, including rental units, if a new bill becomes law.
Rotting teeth. Diseased lungs. A corpse of a smoker. Nine new warning labels that feature graphic images that convey the dangers of smoking will be required by the Food and Drug Administration to be on U.S. cigarette packs by 2012.
The California Supreme Court has lifted legal deadlines for smokers who later develop diseases like lung cancer.
California was a pioneer in prohibiting tobacco use in the workplace during the 1990s, but the ban left loopholes that a state lawmaker now wants to close.