Tag: smoking

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a nonsmoking woman living with a smoker. He smoked cigarettes outside. Now he is vaping, but inside. How dangerous is secondhand vape smoke? I am having a problem finding any…

One of the worst things that can happen to someone trying to learn to smoke meats is for everything to turn out dry and tough.  Meat can be expensive. When you’re not getting the results…

Riley Schmidt, a junior at Humboldt High School, worries her peers are putting themselves in danger by vaping. ?They don?t understand the health effects it has and will have on them,? she said. ?I don?t…

Juul Labs will no longer promote its e-cigarettes in print, digital and TV advertisements and is replacing its CEO amid an escalating backlash against vaping nationwide. The nation’s largest e-cigarette maker also pledged Wednesday not…

Dear Dr. Roach: I’m a 74-year-old female who smoked a pack a day for 40-plus years, having quit smoking about 18 years ago. As a precaution, I asked my primary doctor to order a screening…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’s highest court ruled Friday that cities can raise the age for buying tobacco products even though state law sets it at 18, bolstering a public health movement driven in part…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new study finds that Missouri and Kansas are spending only a fraction of their tobacco settlement proceeds on smoking cessation efforts, despite recommendations from federal health officials. Missouri is…