The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Thursday honored a former Montana federal prosecutor for her work in prosecuting multiple defendants in a large undercover investigation into drug trafficking, guns and robberies in the Billings area.
Nationwide, fewer high school students are smoking, according to the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2013 released last week. Unfortunately, there was no decrease in use of smokeless tobacco.
Smoking during pregnancy can harm the mother, the developing fetus and the newborn baby. During pregnancy, smoking and tobacco use can lead to complications including low birth weight and premature births.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A former Casper firefighter faces federal charges alleging he had another man torch his home and pickup truck in 2012 for insurance money.
WASHINGTON — In September 1958, a future columnist, then 17, was unpacking as a college freshman when upperclassmen hired by tobacco companies knocked on his dormitory door, distributing free mini-packs of cigarettes. He and many other aspiring sophisticates became smokers. Six years later —…
You might call it shisha in Egypt and Sudan, nargile in Turkey and Syria, or hookah in India. Some are made from clay, others from ornately carved metals or plastics. But the principle is same — these water pipes allow you to smoke flavored tobacco as it is bubbled through water.
Federal officials confirmed Thursday that they have arrested a man in connection with the theft of 559 pounds of explosives last April from a U.S. Forest Service bunker near Red Lodge.
Because February is traditionally associated with hearts, it’s the perfect month to quit using tobacco.
Montana health advocates are celebrating the enormous progress that has been made in reducing tobacco use over the past five decades, but also calling on all Montanans to take strong action to win the fight against what continues to be the nation’s No. 1 cause of preventable death. More than…
Electronic cigarettes, which have the look and feel of regular cigarettes, are relatively new to the market, but they are quickly gaining a toehold among both young people and adults.
For New Year’s, many people make resolutions to improve their lives. You might decide to eat more healthy food, lose weight or get more sleep.
CHEYENNE — The state of Wyoming has improved a program that helps residents stop smoking or using smokeless tobacco.
CHEYENNE —The Cheyenne City Council is considering an ordinance that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Tobacco use is the No. 1 cause of preventable death and disease. It is a serious health risk, both to those who smoke or chew and to those exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke.
GREAT FALLS — The Cascade County health department and the owners of several casinos in Great Falls are in a battle over a workaround the casino owners believe allows their customers to gamble while smoking.
A federal jury on Thursday convicted two Billings men charged in what is believed to be the largest gun heist in state history — the theft of 136 firearms in 2010 from a freight trailer at Con-way Freight in Billings.
A federal jury began deliberations on Wednesday in the trial of two Billings men who are accused in the theft of 136 firearms from Con-way Freight in Billings in August 2010.
The Montana Tobacco Quit Line offers free and reduced-cost benefits to all Montana residents including free telephone service, a free personalized quit plan, free cessation coaching and free nicotine replacement therapy. NRT doubles your chances of quitting successfully and is available as g…
The air quality in Casper businesses that previously allowed smoking improved significantly after the smoking ban took effect last September, according to a study released Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. -- The Casper City Council on Tuesday will take the second of three required votes needed to amend the public smoking ban.