Daily Archives: May 18, 2011

Nicotine is less addictive for smokers who have a particular genetic quirk

What makes nicotine so addictive? The answer to that question could help researchers develop a drug that would help smokers give smokersup cigarettes for good.

Texas may get indoor smoking ban

AUSTIN - Texas lawmakers have been trying to pass a statewide indoor smoking ban since 2007. This year could be the year it happens.

39 Attorney General reach agreement to curb Tobacco Sales to Minors

Chicago — Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined 38 other states and the District of Columbia today to announce an agreement with Circle K Stores Inc. and Mac’s Convenience Stores LLC to prevent the sale of tobacco to children and teens. The agreement will impose compliance checks and increase training for the companies’ 4,000 convenience stores nationwide, including more than 250 locations in Illinois, all of which sell tobacco products.