New York Mayor Connects Obesity and Smoking

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg connected super-sized sugary drink and cigarettes as harmful products a day after an EthicsDaily.com editorial said the nation needed an obesity campaign akin to the health campaign waged against smoking. The big difference was that...

Bill Granting FDA Regulation of Tobacco Clears Committee

An American Baptist leader welcomed passage by a House panel of a bill that would grant the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate tobacco products. The Democrat-controlled Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday...