If you want to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco products, there’s a new minimum age requirement you have to meet. Governor Greg Abbot signed into law on Friday, an increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 years old to 21. According to those who support the age increase, the law should […]


Smoking will no longer be allowed inside public housing nationwide starting on July 31. The ban from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) department was announced back in November 2016 but gave Public Housing Agencies until July 31, 2018 to comply. HUD explained that the smoke-free rule will reduce damage and maintenance costs tied to smoking, […]

According to Pulse of Radio, A new study out yesterday (December 5th) found that even smoking just one cigarette a day, which some people believe they can do without much harm, can significantly increase the chances of early death. National Cancer Institute researchers found that people who smoked up to one cigarette a day have […]

The best way to quit smoking is to go cold turkey, according to a new study that found people who quit at once are more likely to be successful than those who cut down gradually on the number of cigarettes they smoke. Dr. John Hughes of the University of Vermont, who wasn’t involved in the […]

Have you found yourself spending more lone time lately? If so, you may want to invite a friend out to coffee or a movie or…

The number of calls to poison control centers for nicotine poisoning from e-cigarettes has risen dramatically in recent years, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Calls…


According to Pulse of Radio, Starting six months from now, you’ll have to be at least 21 years old to buy a pack of cigarettes in New York City. That’s the result of a new law passed by the City Council yesterday. Opponents argued that you can drive, vote and fight in a war before […]

An open mic caught the POTUS joking with a U.N. official about why he hasn’t smoked a cigarette in six years.  Check out the video above for a good laugh. Video credit: KTRT-TV ABC 13


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday (June 18th) that the smoking rate among U.S. adults fell to 18 percent in 2012, after years of hovering around 20 to 21 percent following decades of steady decline. The CDC said they haven’t yet concluded why the rate dropped, but the health agency launched a […]


Comedian Tommy Davidson jokes with the crew about a variety of topics including quitting smoking, the lack of black news or people on TV, Charles…