The Food and Drug Administration barred the use of pulegone as a food additive after receiving petitions from health and environmental groups.

LONDON - A cancer-causing compound banned by US regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous...

“Vaping is dangerous,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a news conference. “It’s addicting millions of young people to nicotine at a very early age.”

Jason Conwall, a spokesman for the governor, said the ban would cover thousands of flavors of e-cigarettes and vaping liqui...

  • Among young people, the short-term health consequences of smoking include respiratory and non respiratory effects, addiction to nicotine, and the associated risk of other drug use. Long-term health consequences of youth smoking are reinforced by the fact that most...

What’s the Bottom Line on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults?

  • The use of e-cigarettes is unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults.

  • Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain developmen...

Watch ex-smoker Becky talks about the effects smoking caused, and how she has to live on oxygen.

  • The risks of lighter cigarettes are just as high as normal ones, researchers said 

  • They are concerned people think there is a 'safer' option when there is not

  • Unfiltered cigarettes are the worst - doubling the chance of lung cancer death

Smokers of '...

(HealthDay)—There's no such thing as a safe cigarette, but unfiltered cigarettes are even more likely to kill you, a new study finds.

People who smoke unfiltered cigarettes have double the risk of lung cancer death that other smokers do. And smoking unfiltered cigs was...

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in historic action to protect the lives and health of Brazilians, Brazil’s Office of the Attorney General (Advocacia-Geral da União) filed a lawsuit against multinatio...

PATIENTS, staff and visitors will no longer be able to smoke on the site of hospitals in the New Forest. The move, which took effect on Wednesday, follows recommendations from Public Health England and The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which...

The Member States of the World Health Organization created World No Tobacco Day in 1987 to draw global attention to the tobacco epidemic and the preventable death and disease it causes. In 1987, the World Health Assembly passed Resolution WHA40.38, calling for 7 April...

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