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Singapore Even Tougher on Smoking in 2021 Nov. 05, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: Regular readers know that this column often warns teens about the dangers of all forms of smo... Read More

Every Day Compounds Your Bad Habit Aug. 04, 2020

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I don't smoke tobacco cigarettes, but I have tried vaping and marijuana, and I kind of ... Read More

March 16, 2020 Mar. 16, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My grandmother picked up her first cigarette when she was 11, beginning an addiction tha... Read More

In Yet Another Reversal, Trump Rethinks Ban on Flavored Vaping Products Nov. 20, 2019

Daily Editorials

Until recently, President Donald Trump was, rightly, championing a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, pro... Read More

Neighborhood Watch: Too Friendly and Not Friendly Enough Oct. 22, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: Recently, we had new neighbors move in beside us. They are extremely nice people, and we... Read More

There's an Eerie Familiarity to Charges that Vaping Companies Are Luring Kids Oct. 22, 2019

Daily Editorials

In years past, cigarette companies were caught using deceptive advertising and youth-targeted campai... Read More

Beverly Hills Tobacco Prohibition Puts Local Profits At Risk Jun. 07, 2019

Adriana Cohen

History has demonstrated that Prohibition doesn't work — and neither will the sweeping tobacco... 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

Older Manager Is Behaving Inappropriately Mar. 01, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I am 17 and work six hours every Saturday at a fast-food restaurant. The manager is abo... Read More

Gun Owners Have Rights -- And Responsibilities Feb. 23, 2019

Diane Dimond

Guess how many stolen guns are out there floating around America. (Hint: It's in the millions!) Thes... Read More

The FDA's Assault on Tobacco Consumers Feb. 09, 2019

Sheldon Richman

Early one morning last December, Jeff Gracik was heading to his Southern California home's garage-wo... Read More

The Thorny Problem of Finding Who's to Blame for Drug Overdoses Feb. 08, 2019

C Force

As prescription and illicit opioid overdose deaths continue to rise in the United States, lawsuits a... 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

The Price of Teenage Cool: Nicotine Addiction Jan. 04, 2019

C Force

Not surprisingly, most top resolutions for the coming year remain relatively unchanged from previous... Read More

Teen Vaping Poses Future Risks Dec. 28, 2018

Daily Editorials

This year, an estimated 1.3 million teenagers became addicted to nicotine, according to a new study ... Read More