Boring is best when it comes to cigarette packaging, a Halifax researcher has concluded.

Mohammed Al-Hamdani worked with 50 smokers using eye-tracking technology and tests that measured the motivation to smoke. He found that plain cigarette packaging not only increases...

"It's really expensive. When all this started, I had to sell everything I owned," says cancer patient Awa Florence.

"I don't have anything left. I'm a widow and I don't have the means to pay for further tests."

The school administrator from Senegal's capital city, Dakar,...

The dangers of smoking have been publicized for decades, but people who are "social smokers" — who only smoke at parties, social events, or rare occasions — may believe they aren't subject to the same health dangers as pack-a-day smokers. That couldn't be further from...

Smoking cigarettes has long been known for its ability to damage eyesight, on top of the harm it causes to the lungs, heart and other organs.But a new study suggests that smoking can impair vision far earlier than is commonly thought.

Heavy smokers with an average age o...

New law signed by Republican governor will also outlaw menthol cigarettes and places a 75% excise tax on e-cigarettes

Massachusetts has adopted America’s toughest ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, in response to a ris...

SINGAPORE — Tobacco manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers may face jail time and a fine of up to S$10,000 if their products do not conform to standardised packaging and enlarged graphic health warning requirements from Jul 1, 2020.

The Ministry of Health (MOH) said i...

Health Canada’s plain packaging regulations for cigarettes have gone into effect on the 9th of November, following which retailers now have a 90-day window to sell any remaining stock in regular packaging.

As per the new regulation, all cigarette packets will now featur...

Thailand rolled out plain cigarette packaging on Tuesday, the first country in Asia to introduce what activists say is an effective way to reduce the appeal of smoking.

In 2012, Australia became the first country to require tobacco products to be sold without colorful b...

Lung illnesses and deaths linked to vaping nationwide have continued to rise as federal health officials expand lab testing to understand the mysterious afflictions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

As of Oct. 15, the CDC has confirmed 33 de...

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc said on Thursday it will completely halt U.S. sales of all flavors except tobacco, mint and menthol, as the company faces heightened scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and state attorneys general over the appeal of its nicotine products...

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