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Tobacco Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • The 50-year war on smoking

    The 50-year war on smoking
    The 1964 U.S. Surgeon General's report on smoking — the first official acknowledgment by the federal government that smoking kills — was an extraordinarily progressive document for its time. It swiftly led to a federal law that restricted tobacco advertising and required the now-familiar warning label on each pack of cigarettes.
  • More teens think pot is safe, alcohol and drug use down, survey finds

    More teens think pot is safe, alcohol and drug use down, survey finds
    Fewer adolescents think smoking pot is risky than a decade ago, but the use of other drugs, including “bath salts,” Ecstasy and tobacco, dropped in the same period, according to an annual nationwide survey. The Monitoring the Future survey,...

    Overreacting to e-cigarettes

    Overreacting to e-cigarettes
    Los Angeles may soon follow the lead of major cities, schools and universities across the nation in banning electronic cigarettes in certain public spaces. Several City Council members, backed by City Atty. Mike Feuer, introduced a motion Wednesday to...

    Study: Cigarettes with no brand markings less satisfying

    Study: Cigarettes with no brand markings less satisfying
    Legal challenges have stalled the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's proposal to require that graphic warning labels cover half of all cigarette packages, but a new study suggests a less in-your-face tactic — requiring packaging to be plain —...

    Remembering Mick Farren

    Remembering Mick Farren
    The first time I met Mick Farren — who died in London over the weekend at age 69, after collapsing during a performance by his band the Deviants — was in his apartment in West Hollywood. This was during the 1990s, and we were both working...