Survey: Cigarette Use Down, But Vaping On Rise Among Local High School StudentsResults of a new study show that more than 30% of high school students report having used e-cigarette products, with 10% of students saying they regularly use the products — up from 6.4% last year.
Azusa Lawmaker Moves To Raise Legal Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21An Azusa lawmaker is pushing to make California the first U.S. state to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products up to 21 years old.
CVS Plans To Stop Tobacco Products Sales CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
Marlboro Man Dies From Smoking-Related Disease Eric Lawson, a working actor who portrayed the Marlboro Man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72.
Councilman Wants LA To Raise Legal Age For Buying CigarettesA Los Angeles councilman wants the city to change the legal age for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21.
UCLA To Go Tobacco-Free On Earth Day 2013The University of California Los Angeles will go tobacco-free on Earth Day, April 22, 2013.
LA County To Recount Prop. 29 Ballots After Single Voter RequestIt's been said that all that is needed to light a fire — or a cigarette — is a single match.
Authorities Recover Nearly $2M In Counterfeit Cigarettes, Viagra BustAuthorities have recovered nearly $2 million in counterfeit cigarettes and Viagra in a multi-city bust, it was announced Tuesday.
Tax Hike On Cigarettes, Tobacco Products Headed For DefeatSmokers can finally exhale after voters appear to have rejected a proposed tax increase on cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Smoking To Blame For Mandeville FireTwo men smoking are to blame for the Mandeville fire that burned earlier this week near Brentwood.
Stop Smoking With Safe CigJohn Cameron of Safe Cig, an electronic cigarette company, visited the KCAL 9 studios Thursday.
California Supreme Court Lifts Deadlines For Tobacco SuitsThe California Supreme Court has lifted legal deadlines for smokers who later develop diseases like lung cancer.
Millions Of Counterfeit Cigarettes Seized At LA PortCustoms officials say they have seized more than 22,000 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes valued at more than $1 million at a Southern California port.
Glendale Men Get Prison For Cigarette TraffickingATF officials say a pair of Glendale men will serve one year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and trafficking charges.
FDA Seeks Input On New Cigarette Warning LabelsFeel strongly about the dangers of smoking cigarettes? Now's your chance to help the FDA make the warning labels on cigarette packets much stronger.