Thousands of smokers don't think twice about leaving a trail of cigarette litter behind them. According to Keep America Beautiful (KAB), Americans are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before, yet cigarette butts continue to be the most commonly littered item in the U...

Trillions of cigarette butts are thrown into the environment every year, where they leach nicotine and heavy metals before turning into microplastic pollution.

WHAT'S THE WORLD'S MOST LITTERED PLASTIC ITEM? CIGARETTE BUTTS

Cigarette filters are the “last acceptable form...

As vape-related illnesses continue to mount, people are increasingly sharing the symptoms they've experienced from using the devices, including one called "vape tongue."

During a recent Colorado vaping focus groups for teens, many young vapers said they had ex...

Did You Know?

Since e-cigarettes arrived on the market, there's been a lot of buzz about them. In the past several years, many myths, safety concerns, and questions have come up. Let's review some key facts.

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Regulations on flavoured e-cigarettes may prevent young people from becoming ‘long-term users’, says researcher

Teenagers who smoke sweet or fruit-flavoured e-cigarettes are less likely to stop vaping, a new study has claimed. Researchers from the University of Southern...

Almost one third of adults smoke everywhere in the world. In Germany, a total of 25.1 billion euros was spent on tobacco products in 2016. That shows the grasp to the smokescreen, there are 75 billion in this country per year and remains popular. However, the Minister...

Secondhand smoke may damage children’s eyes and possibly lead to problems with sight later in life, new findings suggest. In a study of Chinese children, a structure in the back of the eye became increasingly thin with increasing exposure to secondhand smoke, researche...

For the past few years, the global tobacco control community has been actively involved in efforts to get the International Labour Organisation (ILO) permanently stop its financial ties with the tobacco industry. These efforts have finally paid off as on Thursday Octob...

Most recently, like others in the media, I have written about what we know about the potential deadly effects of smoking flavored e-cigarettes. It seems that each day we hear news of yet another young person whose life is cut short following their “dabbling’ with vapin...

Leading medical organizations urged Congress and the Trump administration to increase the regulation of vaping products on Wednesday.

The American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians want more e-cigarette regula...

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