The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Monday that 41,000 people lost their lives to cancer out of 166, 000 cases recorded in Nigeria last year.

Clement Peter, the WHO Nigeria Health Emergency Team Lead made the announcement while addressing reporters as part...

Researchers find link between tobacco cigarettes and depression and schizophrenia

Smoking tobacco cigarettes could increase the risk of mental health problems such as depression and schizophrenia, research suggests.

It has long been known that smoking is more common amon...

The Scandinavian nation has further limited public spaces where people can smoke. Smoking has already been banned in bars and restaurants since May 2005.

Sweden took a step closer to becoming a smoke-free nation on Monday with the introduction of new laws regarding smok...

Dubai: Shopkeepers in Dubai are bracing themselves for a drop in cigarette and sugary drink sales after a new Excise Tax came into effect on Sunday.

The price of cigarettes, tobacco products, electronic smoking devices and energy drinks have increased 100 per cent, whil...

A 92% tax on e-cigarettes went into effect in Vermont Monday as part of an effort to curb youth vaping in the Green Mountain State. State Rep. George Till, who sponsored the tax increase bill, said the measure will help keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids, w...

Boring is best when it comes to cigarette packaging, a Halifax researcher has concluded.

Mohammed Al-Hamdani worked with 50 smokers using eye-tracking technology and tests that measured the motivation to smoke. He found that plain cigarette packaging not only increases...

An Upper Peninsula nonprofit organization is supporting a program that educates young people in the Hannahville Indian Community about the dangers of e-cigarettes.

The Marquette-based Superior Health Foundation awarded an $11,518 grant to the Inter-Tribal Council of Mic...

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