Smoking and Tobacco

Smoke and mirrors: Of course the federal government should downgrade marijuana from its current narcotic status

42 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

Under the Controlled Substances Act, the federal government classifies drugs by their dangerousness. Schedule I drugs, the most serious, have “a high potential for abuse” and...
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Australia bushfire smoke shoots Sydney into top 10 global pollution index

4 hours ago   |   National Post

The Australian state of New South Wales was gasping under the worst levels of air pollution ever recorded on Friday as smoke from widespread bushfires caused a spike in...
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Pennsylvania moves to raise cigarettes, tobacco age to 21

Pennsylvania moves to raise cigarettes, tobacco age to 21

10 hours ago   |   WTAE

Pennsylvania will ban the purchase of cigarettes and other tobacco products by people under 21, with some exceptions.
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Matt Barnes: ‘We Believe' Warriors celebrated by smoking weed with Woody Allen at Don Nelson's place

11 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The No. 8-seeded Warriors upset the 67-win Mavericks in the first round of the 2007 NBA playoffs.
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After Deaths, Ban on Flavored Vapes to Be Passed by New York City

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

Nearly 50 people have died in recent months in the United States from vaping-related respiratory illnesses.
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Massachusetts OKs ban on flavored vaping, tobacco products

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts lawmakers passed a groundbreaking ban Thursday on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes. The bill would also place a 75%...
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Rob Manfred: The statement that puts Astros in ‘serious' sign-stealing trouble

Rob Manfred: The statement that puts Astros in ‘serious' sign-stealing trouble

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

ARLINGTON, Texas - Rob Manfred sounds prepared to turn a smoking gun on the Astros. The baseball commissioner made clear Thursday, during a news conference at the conclusion of...
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As Smoke From Bush Fires Chokes Sydney, Australian Prime Minister Dodges on Climate Change

As Smoke From Bush Fires Chokes Sydney, Australian Prime Minister Dodges on Climate Change

13 hours ago   |   Time

As hazardous smoke from raging bushfires blanket Sydney's landmarks on Thursday, the Australian Prime Minister refused to admit a direct link between the fires and the...
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Orange flames, white smoke spotted at North Carolina's famed Cold Mountain, Forest Service says

Orange flames, white smoke spotted at North Carolina's famed Cold Mountain, Forest Service says

15 hours ago   |   WYFF

North Carolina's famed Cold Mountain, located near Asheville and featured in a popular novel and an award-winning movie, is on fire.
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Man Charged With Watching ‘South Park' While Driving High On Marijuana

15 hours ago   |   CBS

IOWA CITY, Iowa - A Iowa man who was allegedly watching a TV show while driving under the influence of marijuana was pulled over Monday morning, according to a court filing. A...
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Victoria's Secret is canceling its fashion show

Victoria's Secret is canceling its fashion show

Victoria's Secret parent company said that it will not air its fashion show this year after falling ratings and backlash to the event in recent years. Read more ...

Here's what college degrees are amounting to for paychecks, student debt...

Here's what college degrees are amounting to for paychecks, student debt, new database shows

How much is a college degree worth these days - depending on the major? The federal government has release new data answering that question. Read more ...

A milestone night for Islanders' Brock Nelson

A milestone night for Islanders' Brock Nelson

Thursday - Nov. 21, 2019 - will be a day Brock Nelson will cherish. His two goals didn't just help the Islanders set a franchise record for most consecutive games with at least... Read more ...

Myles Garrett accused Mason Rudolph of calling him a racial slur, prompting...

Myles Garrett accused Mason Rudolph of calling him a racial slur, prompting their ugly fight

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after tearing off Mason Rudolph's helmet and swinging it at the Pittsburgh Steelers... Read more ...

Dog in Florida caught on camera behind the wheel of owner's car, doing donuts

Dog in Florida caught on camera behind the wheel of owner's car, doing donuts

A dog in Port St. Lucie was caught on camera behind the wheel of his owner's car doing donuts in a cul-de-sac. Read more ...

Giannis Antetokounmpo has triple-double in Bucks' victory

Giannis Antetokounmpo has triple-double in Bucks' victory

MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo had his second triple-double of the season and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Carmelo Anthony and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 137-129 on... Read more ...

Benjamin Netanyahu was just indicted on fraud and bribery charges, becoming...

Benjamin Netanyahu was just indicted on fraud and bribery charges, becoming the first Israeli prime minister to be indicted in office

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday was indicted on bribery and fraud charges in three corruption cases. Netanyahu is accused of receiving gifts and positive... Read more ...

Plane upside down, 2 airmen killed in training mission accident at Oklahoma base

Plane upside down, 2 airmen killed in training mission accident at Oklahoma base

Two men were killed when a routine training mission out of Vance Air Force Base went awry on Thursday morning. There were two aircraft involved, and emergency personnel are on... Read more ...

Sharks topple Golden Knights 2-1 in overtime

Sharks topple Golden Knights 2-1 in overtime

LAS VEGAS - Logan Couture scored in overtime, Aaron Dell made 37 saves and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 Thursday night. Read more ...

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Officials from the company he founded, Burton Snowboards, confirmed his death to The Associated Press on Thursday. Read more ...