In 2017, 26.9% of 18- to 75-year-olds smoked every day, compared to 29.4% a year earlier, according to the study by France's public health agency.
Plans to scrap a smoking ban due to come into force in May has created uproar in the medical community, and spawned a successful petition of nearly half a million signatures, forcing a parliamentary debate.
The new incentive was brought into play after an employee complained about the amount of time other staff members spent on their breaks
The British Lung Foundation's position on the safety of E-Cigarettes or "vaping".
Smoking is on the rise according to the World Health Organisation and the costs far outweigh global revenues from tobacco taxes.
A nationwide ban on smoking in public places is set to be signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this month.
Today of all days, the message is “stub it out”.
A UK government agency says e-cigarettes should be made available on prescription
Is the pressure starting to tell on the US president?
Barack Obama informed the world that he had given up smoking in 2011 after 30 years. But a
Smoking has been banned in all indoor public spaces in Beijing. The toughest crackdown to date aims to stem a looming health crisis. But the move
A smoking ban in Beijing comes into force today in the Chinese capital’s, restaurants, offices and on public transport . Health activists have
To mark World No Tobacco Day on Sunday, May 31, we have brought together ten key questions to consider:
What is the tobacco death
Britain’s parliament has voted in favour of banning smoking in cars carrying children.
The UK government said a ban would be introduced before the
Chinese party officials who smoke in public should be “criticised and educated about their evil influence”, it has been claimed.
The call is part
Main elements of deal on EU tobacco controls
Graphic picture and text warnings will have to cover 65 percent of the front and back of
The anti-smoking mayor of New York now has a law to raise the minimum age required to buy cigarettes in the city to the highest in the country: 21
The EU’s health chief wants bigger warnings on cigarette packets and bans on flavours such as menthol.
Commissioner Tonio Borg unveiled proposals
This edition of U-talk looks at the health warnings that appear on the sides of cigarette packets.
Our question about that comes from Lewis in the