Despite the budget deficit that seemed likely to prevent the smoking issue from being resolved until next year, it looks like the time has come for bartenders to dump their ashtrays in the garbage. The smokers are being sent home.
Would the founding fathers have approved? The threat of stricter legislation has many smokers protesting this alleged infringement of their basic rights. Dan Reiss takes a closer look at the constitution and check for the substance (or lack thereof) behind the argument.
"You're conditioned, like Pavlov's dog, the bell rings and you salivate-only not for food, but a smoke." On a quest to end a six-year smoking habit, Darden Reinowski tries everything-from perusing Internet to seeking professional help-all in an attempt to kick her addiction.
From do-it-yourself bomb kits to kiddie porn, the Internet is fertile breeding ground for unlawful activity-but is purchasing cigarettes online illegal? Joanna Drozd examines the digital world of cigarette vendors who cross international lines to make tobacco cheaper to buy and as accessible as the click of a mouse.