One in six people dying of lung cancer in UK are non-smokers, experts say

Scientists blame rise on car fumes, secondhand smoke and soot from wood-burning stoves.

Outdoor air pollution accounted for 8% of lung cancer cases in non-smokers, researchers said. Photograph: Jin...

Canada now has the best tobacco plain packaging regulations in the world

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The Canadian Cancer Society is applauding Canada’s global leadership with the adoption of new national regulations for tobacco plain packaging. The final regulations, announced today in Ot...

Bill targets an industry tapping new forms of addiction, writes Patricia Lambert

The new Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill is all about regulating a voracious industry to protect young people, workers and nonsmokers from the deadly harm of...

A group of regional tobacco control organisations have called out global tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris International for trying to manipulate a group of African journalists through a workshop on its latest "harm reduction" products. 

The worksho...

Tobacco control advocates across the continent and world have hailed the death of Dr Shiela Ndyanabangi as a big loss for Africa as well as international tobacco control community. 

Ndyanabangi, 52, worked in the Ugandan Department of Health and was also the c...

World No Tobacco Day celebrations were marked across the continent. 

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