Our research found Indonesia relies heavily on imported tobacco products, at the expense of local producers.
Overseas evidence suggests cannabis law reform should favour caution and strict enforcement of the new rules.
Here are 5 ways governments can get young people off tobacco.
Tobacco has imposed a terrible toll on global health, but it could be used to produce the molecules we need to fight COVID-19.
An addiction psychiatrist explains why smoking raises the risks from COVID-19 and how to quit.
During two 17th-century medical calamities, economic imperatives outweighed moral concerns.
The number of users is likely to grow and there are health risks, so now is the time to act.
Among Tubman's most daring feats was helping slaves escape. She believed she went into trances and had visions. These, to her, were God's way of guiding her, which made her quite fearless.
As vaping increases among youth, so do the life-threatening lung injuries that accompany it. 'Popcorn lung' is the latest.
Governments around the world are banning e-cigarettes. This is very bad news for public health.
Alcohol is classified by the World Health Organization as a Class 1 carcinogen. Our next federal government must step up with an Alcohol Act and a strategy to reduce harms from this recreational drug.
Here are some immediate actions need to be made to avoid the unprecedented youth vaping epidemic in Indonesia.
Rapidly growing metropolises like Beijing, Jakarta and Ho Chi Minh City are struggling to protect residents against tobacco. Life-saving policies in rich countries may be partially to blame.
The Chinese National Tobacco Corporation is expanding its international markets through subsidiaries. Is the world ready for tobacco companies sponsoring or supporting schools?
The history of smell in 18th-century England reveals the complex story of scent and personal space.
They're effective – and popular.
As Zambia's case study shows, the benefits of boosting investment in cigarette manufacturing run the risk of being wiped out by the health and economic development costs of increasing smoking.
Designing anti-smoking campaign messages based on tried and tested health communication theories will make the messages more powerful.
Ghana is the latest country in Africa to mandate the use of pictures on cigarette packages to convey health warnings.
It is time governments made corporations pay for the harm they cause.