- The company told the Indian stock exchange late on Friday that it will soon resume manufacture of cigarettes in its factories.
- India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.
- Smokers cost thousands of dollars more per year in healthcare and lost productivity than non-smoker employees.
- New study finds cigarette smoke hampers the efficacy of certain lung medications.
- India's health ministry has ordered government agencies to enforce a new rule for bigger health warnings on cigarette packs, stepping up a fight against the country's $10 billion cigarette industry that has shut down its factories in protest.
- New study suggests an explanation for the link between smoking while pregnant and health complications in children.
- A new study finds that public awareness campaigns like The Great American Smokeout do actually motivate people to seek out further information, especially on the Internet.
- Two tobacco giants are seeing strong demand for their reboots of the e-cigarette in Japan, with Philip Morris International twice postponing a nationwide rollout and Japan Tobacco suspending shipments - both due to supply shortages.
- New study suggests smokers with mental illness face unique behavioral and medical health problems even after they quit.
- India must implement rules on printing larger health warnings on cigarette and other tobacco packs, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
- The company felt it could better use the space to merchandise other items, according to a spokesman.
- Here are 16 types of cancers you are at risk of developing if you keep smoking.
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.