A 17-year-old from the Bronx has been identified as New York’s first vaping-related fatality. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the teen’s death on Tuesday, and called the rise in e-cigarette-linked illnesses a “public health crisis.”

As of Monday, the sta...

The first study definitively linking vaping to cancer was published yesterday. Researchers at New York University found a link between e-cigarette nicotine vapor and lung and bladder cancer in mice.

During the study, which was funded by the National Institutes of H...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has called for the state to impose an emergency ban on all flavored vaping products, including those that contain nicotine and THC.

On Friday, Inslee announced the executive order that will direct the Washington State Department of Health...

The number of lung injury cases linked to vaping has jumped to 1,299 and deaths to 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

The injury cases in the CDC's weekly report came from 49 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Island....

At the main entrance of the New Orleans Veterans Affairs Medical Center, a large white easel with the words “No Smoking” sits about 50 feet from a long line of benches where several veterans are perched with cigarettes.

Starting October 1, those veterans will be asked t...

Those who use flavored-tobacco products soon may not be able to purchase them in Burbank.

The City Council unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve the first reading of an ordinance banning the sale of flavored tobacco in an effort to reduce the number of teens and child...

FROM tomorrow Basingstoke hospital will become a smoke-free zone.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust took the decision to introduce the ban after the father of a newborn complained that his son’s first breaths were tainted by second-hand smoke when leaving Ba...

GENEVA (Reuters) - Soccer’s world governing body FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) agreed on Friday to work together to ensure tobacco-free environments at stadiums and to promote healthy lifestyles through football.

The United Nations agency will also provid...

Smoking causes a number of diseases and is linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in younger, premenopausal women. Research also has shown that there may be link between very heavy second-hand smoke exposure and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

Smoking also...

India's cabinet has approved a ban on the import, production and sale of e-cigarettes, the country's finance minister said, citing a public health risk to young people from "vaping".

The government of Narendra Modi approved an emergency order, drawn up by the health min...

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