Are Electronic Cigarettes Really Safer?

By JULIANNA BERROA, age 12 Research shows that electronic cigarettes contain toxic chemicals, some of which could make it harder for users fight off bacterial infections. PHOTO: Lindsay Fox/Flickr An electronic cigarette looks like a conventional cigarette with an LED...

No Cigarettes At CVS

By CALUM WOLFE-THOMPSON, age 10 PHOTO: Chris Potter CVS Caremark, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, plans to stop selling tobacco products in October 2014. “Cigarettes and providing healthcare just don’t go together,” said CEO Larry Merlo, who hopes...

On-Screen Smoking Loses Its Fire

By Abby Gross Parents set rules on what their kids can watch on TV, but did you ever wonder who decides if a movie will be rated ‘G,’ ‘PG,’ ‘PG-13,’ or ‘R’? The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) uses bad...