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Nebraska Town Considers Banning Smoking in Apartments

LEGAL | By Margery M. Beck | Sep 28
Some leaders in a blue-collar Nebraska suburb that's home to Offutt Air Force Base are borrowing an idea from a vastly more liberal state: Ban apartment renters from smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes inside.

North Korea, A Smokers' Paradise, Now Urging People to Quit

LEGAL | By Eric Talmadge | Jul 6
North Korea, one of the last bastions of free, unhindered smoking, is now officially trying to get its people to kick the habit.

FDA Will Require E-Cigarettes and Contents to be Reviewed

PERSONAL TECH | By Matthew Perrone | May 9
Before brands are allowed to stay in the market, regulators will check the e-cigarettes' design and the liquid nicotine they contain. The fast-growing devices have found a foothold with teenagers.

European Court OKs Crackdown on E-cigarettes, Packaging

LEGAL | May 7
The European Union's top court dealt a blow to the tobacco industry Wednesday by approving sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, ban menthol cigarettes and regulate the growing electronic cigarette market.

E-Cigarette Tech Takes Off as Regulation Looms

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Felderbaum | Dec 10
Unlike traditional smokes that are simply chopped tobacco rolled in paper with a filter, e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and the technological changes only make regulating them more of a headache.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

AIDS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

Sloan Kettering Holds One-Day Conference on LGBT Cancer

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 17
The National LGBT Cancer Network, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are presenting a one-day conference on Cancer in the LGBT Communities on January 18 in NYC.

Surgeon General Urges New Resolve to End Smoking

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 17
A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General’s office says the nation is at a crossroads, celebrating decades of progress against the chief preventable killer but not yet poised to finish the job.

Sobering Findings In Recent LGBT Smoking Study

LGBT communities spent $7.9 million dollars per year on their top health burden, smoking. This is 65 times as much money as the Funders for LGBTQ Issues report all foundations spend on LGBT funding.

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