- Britain got the go-ahead on Thursday to make plain packaging compulsory on cigarettes when a court rejected a legal challenge brought by the world's top four tobacco companies.
- A new study finds that $63 billion could be saved in a year if every state was able to cut smoking down by at least 10 percent.
- Here's how far we have come with reducing smoking rates.
- Women are more attracted to men who smoke and drink when looking for a short-term fling because these behaviors may represent a "risk-taking" personality.
- Cigarette sales in China fell slightly over the past year after a hike in tobacco taxes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as the country works to suppress a habit with major healthcare costs.
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued highly anticipated regulations for all cigars, e-cigarettes, pipe tobacco and other products that set a minimum age of 18 for sale across all areas.
- New research finds that people with an early history of heavy marijuana use have a higher risk of dying by the age of 60.
- Researchers from the FDA say electronic cigarettes may serve a purpose as a smoking cessation tool.
- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has issued new policy guidelines aimed at curbing tobacco use within America's military that include raising the prices of tobacco on military bases to match local market prices.
- While many forms of e-cigarette advertising increase the odds that teens will try the devices, a new U.S. study suggests that this generation of digital natives is most enticed by promotions they see online.
- Here are five ways long-term marijuana use can impact your physical and mental health.
- Due to a lack of scientific evidence on e-cigarette use, experts are concerned a record number of youth are vaping.
Tobacco-related diseases are some of the biggest killers in the world today and are cited as one of the biggest causes of premature death in industrialized countries. In the United States about 500,000 deaths per year are attributed to smoking-related diseases and a recent study estimated that as much as 1/3 of China's male population will have significantly shortened life-spans due to smoking.