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Health and environmental campaigners are calling for a European ban on cigarette filters, saying it would fight pollution and discourage people from smoking.
Portugal declares war on tobacco products including vaping
Portugal is bringing in new legislation to restrict the use and sale of tobacco products including vaping.
Australia to ban recreational vaping in e-cigarette crackdown
Australia plans to ban non-prescription vaping and wants e-cigarette sales to be confined to helping tobacco smokers quit.
New Zealand imposes lifetime ban on young people buying cigarettes
An annually rising legal smoking age aims to prevent the next generation from ever being able to buy cigarettes.
Smoking weed may be worse for your lungs than tobacco, study finds
A small study found marijuana smokers had a higher rate of emphysema and other airway diseases than people only smoking tobacco.
Vaping can disrupt heart rhythms, research on mice shows
The study conducted on mice found vapour from e-cigarettes could cause heart arrhythmias and increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest.
Loneliness could be ageing you faster than smoking, new study finds
Researchers created a deep-learning "ageing clock" to find out what was causing an acceleration in ageing.
Spanish NGO pushes for Europe's first tobacco-free generation
Spanish public health NGO NoFumadores wants the European Commission to legislate to "save new generations from falling into tobacco addiction".
Quitting smoking could give you five more years of healthy life
People with heart disease who quit smoking could gain the same benefit as those taking multiple medications, new research finds.
Denmark proposes ban on selling cigarettes to people born after 2010
The move aims to prevent the next generation of Danes from touching any form of tobacco.
Should European governments ban cigarettes?
Cigarette manufacture uses large amounts of water, farmland and released C02, should we put a stop to it?
New Zealand plans 'smoke-free nation' by banning sale to young people
"People aged 14 when the law comes into effect will never be able to legally purchase tobacco," a top health official said on Thursday.
Number of tobacco smokers worldwide in decline, says WHO
Tobacco kills more than 8 million users every year, according to the World Health Organization.
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No more cigarettes within ten years, says tobacco boss
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Coronavirus and smoking: What does the WHO say?
A study in France found that smoking could be a "protective factor" against coronavirus infection, but global health authorities still state that smokers are likely to be more vulnerable to COVID-19.