The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) recently concluded in Moscow and included the adoption of several landmark decisions.
The United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs, according to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Fifty years after the 1964 Surgeon General’s report, Marlboro is still selling 111 billion packs of cigarettes a year, good for a 40% share of the market and a profitability of 32%.
While studies clash on whether electronic cigarettes help people quit smoking standard tobacco cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration looks to tighten rules on the devices, which have exploded in popularity in recent years.
In a first of its kind study on nicotine addiction, scientists measured responses to rewards during nicotine withdrawal that can be similarly quantified across species like humans and rats.
Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings, exposure may be cut by half or more.
Weight status for teens has no correlation with alcohol or marijuana use but is linked to regular cigarette smoking.
No evidence for these tobacco industry arguments against policy, shows Australian research.
E-cigarettes are healthier for your neighbors than traditional cigarettes, but still release toxins into the air, according to a new study from USC.
A University of Miami study suggests that small doses of nicotine in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse.