A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages.
A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.
A Florida lawmaker is proposing the state add a $1 surcharge on each pack of cigarettes sold.
Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.