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Recently released estimates by the US Food and Drug Administration say reducing the amount of nicotine present in cigarettes could prevent as many as eight million tobacco-related deaths. more

Dec 1, 2017 5:00 PM News

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World intends to fund research and support collaborative initiatives to accelerate progress in reducing harm and deaths from smoking worldwide. more

Dec 1, 2017 4:00 PM News

The US Food and Drug Administration says it will pursue lowering the nicotine content of cigarettes to non-addictive levels as part of an overall plan to protect youth and reduce tobacco-related disease and death. more

Sep 11, 2017 8:00 PM News

Uganda’s attorney general defended the government’s passing of a law that restricts and regulates the consumption of tobacco and its products. more

May 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new study by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, has found that certain markers for heart disease risk were higher in e-cigarette users than in non-users. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM Products

A new UK study has found that chemicals used in some flavored e-liquids could affect male sperm count. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Huge investments have been poured into the research and development of reduced or modified risk tobacco products. more

Nov 1, 2016 7:00 AM Features


From the Associate editor


Is anyone accountable for their own life anymore?

Alcohol and sugar are found to be a health risk but the tobacco industry faces harshest criticism.

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