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A city zoning law could help curb the number of advertisements for cigarettes and sugary drinks in Philadelphia.

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A leading tobacco control expert examines a new legal ruling requiring tobacco companies to publicly admit they deceived the public for decades.

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I received my first cigarettes around the time I got my first iron, stove, and refrigerator. This was the sixties, and the appliances were toys. The cigarettes were candy.

Looking back, I don't know what bothers me the most these days. The fact that I was being prepared for housework at such a young age, or that I was being prepared to smoke

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Making smokers pay $1 more per pack for cigarettes would help West Virginia save lives, rein in medical costs and could raise revenue for substance-abuse services, public health advocates told lawmakers Wednesday.

UPDATE: The state Legislature did not pass the bill this year.

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