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A Tobacco Industry Bill to Raise the Legal Smoking Age Smells Suspicious. May. 10, 2019

Daily Editorials

At first whiff, a proposal to raise the legal smoking age to 21 nationally sounds like a good one fo... Read More

Smoke and Fears May. 08, 2019

Wellnews

Cancer deaths overall in the United States dropped more than 25% between 1991 and 2016, but the good... Read More

Gastric Bypass for Quitting Smoking: No Fair Trade Apr. 22, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am quite a bit overweight. My 29-year-old daughter is concerned that I might have a he... Read More

Smokeless Dire Apr. 03, 2019

Wellnews

E-cigarettes are fueling a rise in the use of tobacco products by young people, says the Centers for... Read More

Vaping Danger -- Teen Nicotine Addiction Ahead Mar. 29, 2019

C Force

When an epidemic is forecast, standard operating procedure is to immediately closely monitor the sit... Read More

Be Super 'Uncool' and Keep Kids Off Pot Mar. 25, 2019

Daily Editorials

Whatever the law and pop culture say, warn your children about the psychological and physiological d... Read More

Doing the Right Thing Mar. 18, 2019

Daily Editorials

By this time next year, we believe Florida's medical marijuana market finally will be at a point tha... Read More

Smoking Remains a Top Health Concern Mar. 16, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: From a young age, I understood the harmful effects of smoking, because my grandfather di... Read More

My 'Friend' Became Too Expensive! Mar. 08, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a regular reader of your column for teens, but I hope you won't be upset to know th... Read More

Crack Is an Extremely Addictive, Dangerous Drug Mar. 07, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: Please give me the straight story on crack cocaine, as I do not know anything about it.... Read More

On Medical Pot, Florida Finally Gets It Right Feb. 20, 2019

Daily Editorials

Patients in Florida should applaud the Legislature's improvements to the constitutionally mandated d... Read More

Enabling a Friend's Self-Destructive Behavior Feb. 13, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have a 75-year-old friend who was brutally beaten by an intruder. "Jim" allowed the st... Read More

One Cheer for Kamala's Cannabis Candor: The Presidential Contender Is a Johnny-Come-Lately on Legalization, but She Is Right About the Importance of Fun Feb. 13, 2019

Jacob Sullum

How much credit should a politician get in 2019 for admitting that she smoked pot in college? Not mu... Read More

The FDA's Assault on Tobacco Consumers Feb. 08, 2019

Creators PR

The following column is by Sheldon Richman. Early one morning last December, Jeff Gracik was he... Read More

Smoking Mom Wants Son Smoke-Free Feb. 07, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I really need your assistance. I'm a single mother and have a son who is 14. I am a cha... Read More

The Quit For Life Program Jan. 30, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18 and have been addicted to tobacco for over a year. I really, really, really want... Read More

U.S. Teen Pregnancy Is High Jan. 21, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I keep reading about all of the pregnant unwed teens in the United States. Is this basi... Read More

Cancer Death Rates Dramatically Decline Jan. 18, 2019

C Force

Reminders of progress made in advancing public health are always important to acknowledge, if only a... Read More

Illiteracy in the Old Jan. 16, 2019

Wellnews

Roughly 90 percent of Americans age 65 and older use prescription drugs, with an average 20 prescrip... Read More

E-Cigarettes Fueling a Dangerous Turn in Tobacco Use Jan. 11, 2019

C Force

If you are currently serving in the military or you are a veteran, you are more likely to be a cigar... Read More