In places around the world that lack restrictions to combat the problem, tobacco companies are using marketing strategies aimed at children, like displaying tobacco products at kids’ eye level.
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.
Legislation now entering parliament aims to make Aotearoa New Zealand smokefree by 2025. Forecast effects show huge potential health gains, especially for Māori.
E-cigarettes are facing calls for complete bans on their sale. A tobacco addiction researcher explores the balance between vaping’s harm to teens and potential use as a tool for quitting smoking.
When the age of sale was increased from 16 to 18 in 2007 in the UK, there was a fall in youth smoking rates.
Water and energy prices are fixed, so why not do the same with cigarettes?
The number of people who die from climate change each year is roughly the same as the number of people who die from tobacco use.
As the comment period begins for the FDA’s proposed ban, public health experts explain the stakes.
The state controls and regulates small farmers’ environmental practices without addressing what forces them to follow these practices.
Born in Blackness by Howard W. French is a towering work. It argues that, because of gold and slavery, Africa is central to creating the modern world.
Is heated tobacco a lower-risk alternative to cigarettes?
The communion between Native Americans and the Pilgrims makes for a compelling narrative. But it masks the suspicions and brewing violence that were far more representative of the era.
Ultra-processed foods meet the same criteria for addictiveness that tobacco products do – and they’ve even been marketed in similar ways.
The focus of climate talks has been on how little time is left is for global action. But climate change has already made tobacco farming, potentially a route out of poverty, unviable for some.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris has acquired British company Vectura, which make puffers and nebulisers that help people with lung disease to breathe.
From October 1, Australians will only be able to buy e-cigarettes containing nicotine if they have a prescription from a doctor. But there’s another evidence-based way to help more smokers quit.
South Africa’s approach to smoking doesn’t adequately support current smokers who want to quit.
Nearly a half-million Americans die every year from smoking and tobacco use. Might a little-used legal remedy save those lives?
Although millions voted to put her face on the bill in an online poll, many still don’t know the story of her life and the role faith played in it.
Experts at Oxford University’s Centre for Evidence Based Medicine review the latest evidence on how to quit smoking.