| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Many Baltimoreans declare that their morning commute only becomes bearable when tuned into the crazy antics of WWMX-FM morning radio host Reagan Warfield. He regularly interviews world-famous celebrities and rock stars and banters with a widespread...
| May 5, 2013
You now can go to a Walgreens and get examined by a medical professional. Maybe your blood pressure is a little high, or you've suffered from asthma for years. Walgreens has prescription and over-the-counter medications for you.
And, on your way out...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach.
The ban, which...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:51 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Instead, the Food and...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:33 AM
It's a sad story.
In 1999, the General Assembly displayed great wisdom in enacting legislation that allocated $35 million annually from Indiana's portion of the National Tobacco Settlement for a comprehensive state tobacco- prevention program. The...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Thousands of fifth-graders around Harford County have pledged never to try tobacco by signing their names on banners that will be exhibited on National Kick Butts Day March 20.
Harford County Health Department's Cigarette Restitution Fund Tobacco Program...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:04 PM
A federal bribery and conspiracy investigation that grew out of efforts to kill a tobacco tax at the state legislature has widened in recent months to include how the state appropriated tens of millions of dollars through bonding.
The direction of the...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general.
Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:08 PM
PIERRE — An attempt by Rapid City officials to have the Legislature make hookah lounges comply with the state’s smoking ban backfired Thursday.
A House panel reversed the legislation, so that hookah lounges would be exempt if they were...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:00 PM
TAZEWELL, Va. (AP) --
Tazewell County's school system is now tobacco-free.
The school board has banned the use of tobacco products at all schools, along with school-related facilities and activities in the county.
The new policy includes Ernie Hicks...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
I suspect all the governors in America would like to lure Connecticut businesses to their states. We've got some of the biggest, most successful companies ever conceived by businessmankind. And, we have the smartest, most skilled, motivated workforce in...