December 5. Billionaire former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg may be the World Health Organization’s greatest ally in introducing tobacco control laws and policies around the world. Read More Here.
November 29. Public health departments are taking a page out of Big Tobacco’s marketing playbook by using creative music-oriented interventions to target the values and aspirations of hipsters. Read More Here.
November 23, 2016 The introduction of plain, standardised packaging for cigarettes in Australia is putting teens off taking up the lethal addiction, according to new research. An Australian study, published in the Journal of Tobacco Control, found that almost a third of teens (31%) who tried smoking or who had previously smoked said plain packs […]
November 22, 2016 In a study published in the journal Oncotarget, researchers found that the chemicals present in electronic cigarette vapor were equally as damaging – in some cases, more damaging – to mouth cells as tobacco smoke. Such damage can lead to an array of oral health problems, including gum disease, tooth loss, and […]