- New laws taking effect Wednesday impact drivers, smokers Updated: Jun-30-15 5:59 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana drivers only have to renew their licenses every six years beginning Wednesday, but they'll have to pay more when they buy a car or seek a copy of their driving record.
- FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine products Updated: Jun-30-15 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products.
- Hawaii governor signs first-of-kind state smoking age bill Updated: Jun-19-15 10:51 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii's governor has signed a bill to make his state the first to raise the legal smoking age to 21.
- New York state's smoking rate hits record low Updated: Jun-08-15 11:21 am
ALBANY, New York - The smoking rate in New York state has dropped to its lowest level since public health officials began tracking the number.
- NY reports lowest recorded rates for smoking Updated: Jun-08-15 3:05 am
ALBANY, New York - New York health officials report statewide smoking rates at their lowest recorded levels, down to 7.3 percent among high school students last year and 14.5 percent among adults.