The proposed standard would lower the nicotine content in cigarettes and cigars by 95% – a public health proposal that could prevent millions from becoming smokers in the first place.
Modelling studies estimate the smokefree generation policy could halve smoking prevalence within 14 years among people aged 45 and younger and achieve a more than a five-fold health gain for Māori.
Research suggests that if vapes had never been introduced, many young non-smokers may not have started using any nicotine products.
As the comment period begins for the FDA’s proposed ban, public health experts explain the stakes.
The health risks of e-cigarettes outweigh any benefits, a comprehensive review of the evidence shows.
Experts at Oxford University’s Centre for Evidence Based Medicine review the latest evidence on how to quit smoking.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, more smokers are wanting to quit. So how can we best support them?
From 2021, it will be harder to import e-cigarettes. That protects young people, in particular, who are increasingly being lured into nicotine and tobacco addiction.
The FDA has banned flavored e-cigarettes that appeal to kids. But new research shows that the danger of flavors could go beyond their appeal to kids. The flavorings themselves could cause damage.
Concerns about e-cigarettes are growing, with the AMA calling for a ban. With the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 21, it’s worth asking: What do smokers think?
Governments around the world are banning e-cigarettes. This is very bad news for public health.
It’s not just that e-cigarettes have fruity, fun-evoking flavors added to them. There’s danger in the mere fact that the flavors lead kids to dismiss risk.
Vaping is under heavy scrutiny in the wake of six deaths and hundreds of illnesses. A product engineer who studies how people puff explains why the way users vape could be a clue.
As vaping-related illnesses increase and deaths reported, an inhalation toxicologist explains why comparing the dangers of vaping to the dangers from cigarettes doesn’t make sense.
Paying people to quit smoking seems unfair, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it.
Smoking-related cardiovascular disease like heart attack and stroke results in 11,400 people being sent to hospital and 6,400 people dying in Australia each year, new research shows.
April 15 is not only a day to pay individual taxes to the IRS. It is also the day that tobacco companies must pay a penalty to help offset states’ costs for the treatment of tobacco-related diseases.
Behavior change is very hard. Try as we might to keep those New Year’s resolutions, many have given up by this time. Here are some ways to keep going and stay on track, from a counseling psychologist.
Why tobacco giant isn’t a credible partner for anti-cigarette smoking policy just yet, despite what they want you to think.
A common smoking cessation drug doesn’t appear to work for shisha smokers.