The number of calls to US poison control centers about accidents with bottles of liquid nicotine for refilling e-cigarettes—many involving children—has spiked in recent years, health authorities said Thursday.
A smokers' advocacy group says it has sued New York City seeking to overturn the city's ban on electronic cigarettes.
(Medical Xpress)—Poverty and the racial makeup of a community are a good indications of whether someone can go into the neighborhood pharmacy and find a pack of Marlboro cigarettes for sale, according ...
Senegal's health minister says lawmakers have banned tobacco advertising and smoking in public places.
On the edge of the SoHo neighborhood downtown, The Henley Vaporium is an intimate hipster hangout with overstuffed chairs, exposed brick, friendly counter help—but no booze.
Los Angeles lawmakers voted Tuesday to ban e-cigarette use in public places where tobacco smoking is prohibited, including work places, restaurants and bars.
Cambodia has banned e-cigarettes and shisha pipes saying the increasingly popular products contain damaging levels of nicotine and are leading young people to take up smoking.
(AP)—The European Parliament on Wednesday voted for tougher anti-smoking rules that will make health warnings on cigarette packs larger and include mandatory pictures of rotting teeth or cancer-infested lungs.
U.S. health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
CVS Caremark, America's second-largest drugstore chain, is quitting selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 U.S. drugstores as it focuses more on providing health care.
(HealthDay)—Less than 20 percent of Americans still smoke cigarettes—a breakthrough called a "milestone" Thursday by federal health officials.
Fifty years ago, almost half of Americans smoked cigarettes—at work, in restaurants, schools and even in hospitals. Then came a landmark warning that changed everything.
Despite years of anti-smoking education and legislation, tobacco use still remains an important public health issue in the United States. In 2010, 25.2% of all adults and 35.6% of young adults reported current tobacco use. ...
Globally, smoking prevalence—the percentage of the population that smokes every day—has decreased, but the number of cigarette smokers worldwide has increased due to population growth, according to new research from the ...
The Surgeon General's report of 1964 which outlined, for the first time, the effects of smoking on health, along with the tobacco control efforts that followed, are responsible for adding nearly 20 years ...