Tobacco taxes have been shown to curtail cigarette smoking. Why aren't more countries, including the US, implementing them effectively?
About one in 10 Americans say they sometimes smoke, often in social settings. Many think it's not so bad for them. A new study has some scary findings, when it comes to matters of the heart.
California, the nation's single largest market for cigarettes, has one of the lowest taxes on them. A proposal to raise the tax by US$2 a pack could signal a sea change.