CBS 2’s Ed Curran has a warning from parents and experts who fear these new apps could encourage kids to start smoking the real thing.
If your New Year’s resolution is to quit smoking, there are a number of incentives.
An elderly man suffered first and second-degree burns Monday morning during a smoking-realted mishap that involved the man’s oxygen breathing tank, according to Fire Media Affairs.
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A recent hike in the Illinois cigarette state excise tax appears to be causing a run on cigarettes.
A 60-year-old woman died after being severely burned early Thursday in a fire caused by smoking while using oxygen in her Wicker Park neighborhood home.
The College of DuPage board is considering a stricter crackdown on smoking on the campus.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Thursday is the Great American Smokeout, and the Illinois Department of Public Health says it’s a good day to stop a bad habit. As WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports, there is a […]
Smoking and oxygen therapy proved to be a dangerous combination early Thursday, when a woman was critically injured in a fire on the city’s Near West Side.
The American Lung Association is touting a new poll which shows most Illinoisans who gamble would rather do it in a smoke-free environment.
You’ve heard of second-hand smoke and the dangers non-smokers face from it. But, now, there’s a new threat, from something called third-hand smoke.
The ways Illinois promotes clean air, and discourages smoking, are in for an evaluation from the American Lung Association.
Smokers will see an increase in the price of their habit soon, if the Illinois Coalition against Tobacco gets its way.
Social smoking and second-hand smoke can quickly do damage, according to the U.S. Surgeon General.
The FDA believes pictures of corpses, sickly looking people with oxygen masks and stained, decaying teeth could scare smokers into quitting. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.
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