A staggering 93% of the world’s children under 15—1.8 billion—breathe air so polluted that their health and development are jeopardized.  

1,000 pages of documents were seized from JUUL Labs during a surprise visit from FDA inspectors seeking information about the e-cig giant’s sales and marketing practices. It’s the latest FDA crackdown on the vaping market amid concerns the products are designed to hook kids…

Deep divisions about the best approach to curb smoking were on display as delegates from 137 countries gathered in Geneva Monday to hash out the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The meeting aims to lay out a plan to scale up the tobacco control agenda, and…

Vaping is not a reliable path to giving up smoking, according to new research from Georgia State University—adding to a growing body of conflicting research into e-cigarettes’ potential as quit-smoking tools. The researchers found no evidence that electronic nicotine…

E-cigarette and vape companies are exploring new ways to build their reputation as cigarette alternatives.

From quit-smoking campaigns, to safer cars, to vaccines that stamped out polio and smallpox and are now tackling HPV and the flu, public health interventions are worth the money.

Juul e-cigarettes are all the rage in high schools, college dorms and on social media. Their wild popularity has public health organizations taking the FDA the court for delaying regulations of the “lethal and addictive” substances.

The sleek, discreet Juul—the “iPhone of e-cigarettes”—became ubiquitous in schools last fall. Now the FDA is on a mission to crack down on the devices and determine why they’re so popular among youths. The answer could be in marketing materials the FDA has demanded from…

Bloomberg Philanthropies is accepting applications to determine the lead organization(s) for a new global tobacco industry watchdog, Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP).

Bloomberg Philanthropies has thrown $20 million behind a tobacco industry watchdog to monitor “dirty tactics” as it homes in on low- and middle-income countries and the e-cigarette business, writes Sarah Boseley. Stop (Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products) comes amid…