Tobacco growing, production, marketing and consumption are devastating our environment. Tobacco cultivation causes deforestation and over-utilizes harmful chemicals. The waste from production— much of it toxic— and disposal of packaging and cigarette butts pollute our...

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...

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...

This video shows how Waterpipe Tobacco effects the cardiovascular system. This video was prepared by the WHO FCTC Secretariat’s Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking @WaterpipeKH

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...

One of the most obvious pieces of low-hanging tax fruit is the illicit tobacco industry, which was a big topic at the Nugent Commission. The good news is that the SA Revenue Service has jumped on the problem, sending inspectors to all six cigarette factories. The resul...

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