WASHINGTON — Improperly discarded cigarettes are blamed for four accidental fires in Fairfax County, Virginia in a week. The most recent fire early Sunday caused $173,000 in damage to a town house in the Lorton…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Supporters of a tax hike on cigarette packs are hoping the higher price will also increase healthier living. The Healthy Maryland Initiative is set for a hearing Wednesday before a Senate…
They are graphic and sometimes hard to take, but research shows those gritty anti-smoking ads on TV are having a big impact.
A proposal to ban vaping in Montgomery County is advancing and the County Council will hold a hearing in January to let the public weigh in on the restrictions on e-cigarettes.
Smokers are much more likely to experience chronic back pain.
And researchers say the reason why lies deep in the brain.
MICHAEL FELBERBAUM AP Tobacco Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. The nation’s second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday that beginning next…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia health officials are launching a campaign to help cigarette smokers kick the habit. The Virginia Department of Health says it is counting down to Virginia Quit Day on Nov. 20.…
Labor Day marks the end of summer, but several local chefs are preserving the flavors of the season by taking diners\’ minds off premature pumpkin-spice lattes and keeping them on summer beach bonfires.
A Maryland hospital will start testing job applicants for
nicotine use next July, a new hiring policy that\’s sparking
controversy over its targeting of smokers.
Smokers who like coffee might not know what they\’re missing.
Three areas of Northern Virginia are leading the nation in stamping out smoking among men.
Doctors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are worried e-cigarettes are reintroducing a smoking culture to the young.
One Maryland lawmaker wants to expand bans on smoking in bars and restaurants to electronic cigarettes, commonly referred to as \”e-cigarettes.\”
Eating a cheeseburger may be as dangerous as lighting up a cigarette, according to a new study.
With many hotel chains banning smoking, customers who choose to indulge often find it challenging to book a hotel room where they can light up. A new website, Smoketels.com, only books smoking rooms.