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The Maryland General Assembly passed a bill Wednesday that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco and tobacco-related products from 18 to 21. It is now on Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk for his signature. Maryland would be the 10th state to raise the purchase age to 21. The bill raises the minimum age to […]

It’s never easy to adjust to change — especially when that change affects your freedom of choice. The upcoming smoking ban at public housing units across the country has outraged residents everywhere. In Cleveland, residents who live in CMHA units believe the ban is completely unfair. It calls for no smoking in any public housing unit or […]

Remember when rap music wasn’t good for you? Like, when a bunch of politicians used to ostracize those who bumped anything that wasn’t deemed morally acceptable? Well, times have changed – kind of. In hopes of reducing smoking among young teenagers between the ages of 12-17, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is using hip-hop to […]

Have you found yourself spending more lone time lately? If so, you may want to invite a friend out to coffee or a movie or…

According to CDC, there has been an increase in the number of cases of nicotine poisoning from e-cigarettes. Disturbingly, 51 percent of calls to poison-related…

Smoking bans can lead to major improvements in childhood asthma, and potentially save lives, a new study shows.