An Alabama city council has approved an ordinance prohibiting smoking in a 100-block zone around schools and health facilities.

Al.Com reports Birmingham City Council unanimously approved the rule last week. It’ll go into effect on Dec. 1.

The ordinance says the no-...

E-cigarette use has risen at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers and now researchers from the Ohio State University have found that even short-term vaping could cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults.

Using a procedure called bronchoscopy to...

A new study on tobacco industry influence, “The Crooked Nine” report, released by the international watchdog group Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP), outlines the dirty tricks the tobacco industry has used to oppose health policies around the world. Th...

Think smoking hubbly bubbly is less harmful than a cigarette? Think again.

Smoking hubbly, also known as a hookah, is more dangerous than smoking a normal cigarette, so say experts.

Hubbly bubbly has become a fashion accessory, and young people in particular are often se...

Doctors and researchers scattered around the globe saw problems, but ‘nobody put two and two together’

Scientists, regulators and e-cigarette proponents missed, ignored or downplayed signs that vaping could significantly damage the lungs for nearly a decade, a review of...

Lung damage in those using e-cigarettes might be caused by chemicals in the vape liquid, according to a letter published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The findings are among the first to offer insight into what might have sickened more than 800 peopl...

Health officials are amplifying their recommendation that people refrain from using e-cigarettes or vaping, particularly products containing THC

Hundreds more people in the U.S. have been sickened by a mysterious vaping-related lung disease, and the death toll has risen...

This follows multiple deaths linked to vaping in the United States.

CAPE TOWN - Government needs to put out e-cigarettes: that’s what the National Council Against Smoking is hoping for.

It wants e-cigarettes to be better regulated. This follows multiple deaths linked to...

JOHANNESBURG - No vaping-related deaths have been reported yet in South Africa according to the National Council Against Smoking.

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Health authorities across the world have been flagging concerns about vaping pot...

© Intermountain Healthcare An X-ray of a patient with a vaping habit, showing lung damage — densities or whitish cloud-like areas typically associated with some pneumonias, fluid in the lungs or inflammation.

An 18-year-old showed up in a Long Island emergency room, gas...

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