A million French smokers quit in 2017 thanks to anti-smoking campaigns

Anti-smoking measures really work.

Quitting smoking is very good for you. Cutting back, not so much

Even a single cigarette can be very bad for you.

Alcohol and tobacco, not illegal drugs, are the biggest threat to human health

Put that cigarette down, and forget that extra beer.

Study: medication alone won’t help you quit smoking

Bad news — there’s no easy way out of smoking, but you should still try.

The health risks of second-hand marijuana smoke shouldn’t be ignored

Marijuana smoke is still smoke — and it might clog arteries just as bad as tobacco.

Even a single cigarette a day can be devastating for your health

Even one cigarette a day is still one too many.

Almost 2 out of 3 people who try smoking develop a daily habit

A global study suggests that 69% of the people who tried smoking became daily smokers, even if temporary.

Exercising improves nicotine withdrawal symptoms, helps to quit smoking

If you want to quit smoking, you should definitely try physical exercise more.

Heat-not-burn tobacco is not as bad as cigarettes, but still poses risks

The results aren’t clear-cut.

The WHO calls for governments to boycott anti-smoking Foundation funded by big tobacco

Sometimes I feel a burning need to spell ‘conflict of interest’ in capital letters. This is one of those times.

Increasing the price of US cigarettes by just one dollar per pack would lead to one million people kicking the habit

A small increase to bring about huge change.

Undergoing a lung CT scan can help people quit smoking — regardless of results

Having problems quitting smoking? A CT scan might help you.

Scientists map out the bits of DNA damaged by smoking

The method can be used for any type of damage where the cell has to replace bits of DNA.

Washington researchers want you to smoke pot — for science

For science!

Researchers identify main factors of home indoor air pollution: marijuana surprisingly plays a big role

Hint: it’s smoking in.

Using e-charcoal to heat hookah pipes might kill eight times more lung cells than traditional charcoal

Smoking tobacco with hookah pipes is not harmless at all, despite what you might have heard.

Vaping might be a gateway to smoking tobacco for teenagers

Vape — not so safe.

Russia plans to ban all tobacco sales in 2033

No smoking here. Only vodka.

Swedish anti-smoking ad coughs when a smoker passes by

Quitting smoking is one of the most popular New Years resolutions, but how many actually keep it?

Chain-smoking robot lights up 12 cigarettes like a gatling gun for science

The real-life Bender could be a life saver.