Seventy percent of patients surveyed said they are either “bothered” or "really bothered" when tobacco companies make money from an inhaler, medication, or other devices that treat their lung conditions.
Researchers from Rutgers University found that video conferencing with tobacco treatment specialists may help smokers incarcerated in rural prisons quit tobacco smoking.Read More
Banning menthol flavors in cigarettes could reduce smoking by 15% by having smokers quit tobacco or switch to vaping products, which would prevent 16,250 tobacco-related deaths per year by 2060.Read More
Among college-aged students in 2020, marijuana use is at an all-time high, vaping has plateaued, hallucinogen use has significantly increased, and alcohol use declined.Read More
Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in utero and during early childhood—especially secondhand smoke—is associated with decreased childhood lung function.Read More
The US FDA announced it will advance regulations to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars, which the agency says cause tobacco-related health disparities in communities of color and addict youth.Read More
Social smokers are more than twice as likely to die of lung disease and more than eight times as likely to die of lung cancer than nonsmokers.Read More
The US FDA authorized the IQOS Tobacco Heating System as a modified risk tobacco product. The electronic device heats up tobacco into an aerosol.Read More