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ReutersNEW YORK -- Most Americans want smoking banned in all public places but only 19 percent believe that cigarette smoking should be illegal in the United States, a Gallup poll published on Friday said. The Princeton, New Jersey-based pollster found in its...
Four U.S. senators and health officials from the cities hosting theWorld Series are urging the baseball players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at games and on camera. The senators, including No. 2 Democrat Dick Durbin of Illinois, and...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/Reporter"Up in Smoke" That's what anti-smoking advocates say has happened to a significant amount of money spent every year to spread smoking prevention messages to your children. The money doesn't come from taxpayers. It comes from tobacco companies. The...
COSTA MESA — The City Council gave preliminary approval this week to an ordinance that would ban smoking at all city parks. Going along with a Parks and Recreation Commission recommendation, the council in a 4-1 vote Tuesday night approved the...
PIX11.comWhen we think of addictions, drugs and alcohol usually come to mind; but did you know that soda is the most common everyday addiction in the nation? From soda, to blackberries, to caffeine and more, Interventionist and Author Brad Lamm stopped by with...
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For two decades starting in the 1930s, the respected Journal of the American Medical Assn. (JAMA) ran advertisements for cigarettes. A long-running ad (see it and others here) proclaimed that "20,679 Physicians say 'LUCKIES are less irritating.'" All...
Tobacco use among the mentally ill far outstrips use by other groups. The findings, released this month in a report, "A Hidden Epidemic: Tobacco Use and Mental Illness," by the nonprofit Legacy put the rate at almost double that in the general population....
Lakers BlogMetta World Peace acknowledged that he's a horrible dancer, and suggested that some of his Lakers teammates would fare better than he did on "Dancing with the Stars." World Peace said Pau Gasol would be "awesome" on the shows and that Lamar Odom would...
Opinion L.A.Drug legalization supporters shouldn't compare their plight to Prohibition, writes Kevin A. Sabet in Wednesday's Op-Ed pages. The former senior adviser to President Obama's drug czar says it's too nuanced a situation -- legally, historically and...
Think you can't get really smoky barbecue except from an outdoor pit? L.A. Times Test Kitchen manager Noelle Carter explored the possibilities of indoor smoking this year and found that with a heavy-duty roasting pan, a rack and a lid, you can come...
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The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it will act to ensure the government's right to impose marketing, manufacturing and safety restrictions on "electronic cigarettes," a nicotine delivery device widely billed as an alternative to...
YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago. Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
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