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A new study by San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health Associate Research Professor John W. Ayers suggests heat-not-burn devices are poised for explosive growth. more

Dec 1, 2017 7:00 PM Products

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

Researchers have reported that the iQOS heat-not-burn device still releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke. more

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Researchers in the United Arab Emirates have found that alternative tobacco products such as shisha and medwakh, a small smoking pipe popular in the region, contain harmful elements. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 AM Products

New lab data from British American Tobacco reveals vapor from the iFuse and two standard heating products produced little or no effect on human cells. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Researchers have asked the US Food and Drug Administration to review and potentially prohibit filtered cigarettes, after recently published results of a review saying they may lead to a specific type of lung cancer. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new study published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research reveals that regulations on e-cigarettes may impact their effectiveness as a cessation tool. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM Products

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Caroline Bronckers

Conventional wisdom says nicotine is highly addictive and thus has harmful effects on our health. There have also been numerous studies and research that have reached the opposite conclusion – that nicotine, in fact, has beneficial qualities. more

May 11, 2017 12:00 AM Features

A new study published in medical journal The Lancet has found that those at the bottom rung of the socioeconomic ladder may live two years less on average than those at the top. more

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

Researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute report that 28% of American adults and 9% of teens use tobacco products. more

Mar 20, 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

Japan Tobacco Inc. announces the results of its Japan smoking rate survey, a study that has been carried out annually since 1965. more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

New research shows that smokers who completely substitute conventional cigarettes with commercial e-cigarettes experience dramatic reductions in exposure to harmful chemicals. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

New research into the habits of smokers has found many are unaffected by anti-smoking policies like plain packaging, and in some cases, are actually encouraged to smoke. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Legislation to control tobacco products is becoming more stringent and operating in this sector is increasingly complex with new ever-changing legislative requirements. more

May 2, 2016 12:00 AM Features

According to a report from the UK’s Royal College of Physicians, substituting electronic cigarettes for tobacco is beneficial to public health and should be encouraged for current smokers. more

May 1, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

Combustible tobacco cigarettes cost less to purchase than equivalent amounts of e-cigarettes in 44 of 45 countries sampled around the world, according to a new American Cancer Society study. more

May 1, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

The most recent data from the Smoking Toolkit Study, a periodic study of smoking cessation trends in England, revealed that the success rate for smokers who tried to quit in the past year had dramatically increased. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

A team of Australian scientists has discovered a gene in a “magical” tobacco plant that will open the door for space-based food production, especially during deeper space human missions, including to Mars. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News


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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