Vapes will be harder to access from today, but the restrictions are staged, with some due to roll out later in the year. Here’s what’s changing.
Teens who quit vaping or drastically cut back are likely to experience withdrawal symptoms. Here’s how to support young adults through withdrawal and quitting.
In low-income countries, tobacco use is often associated with lower income and less education. These users can’t afford to pay for counselling and medication.
If we are to reduce the numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people smoking we need to consider a whole suite or approaches.
Many people who vape saying they are trying to quit or to cut down on cigarettes.
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.