Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 19:38
A new study has found that plain packaging of cigarettes in Australia has been unsuccessful in reducing smoking rates and has instead increased sales of illicit tobacco.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 13:14
The government is set to announce the arrival of plain-packet cigarettes before the next general election in 2015, the Times reported on Thursday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 15:50
Researchers suggest that the US would have several million fewer smokers if graphic warning labels similar to those introduced in Canada nearly a decade ago were imposed on cigarette packs.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 23:45
With e-cigarette usage increasing among the youth, the World Health Organisation Thursday called on countries to frame regulatory guidelines to keep a tab on their usage.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 14:37
Cigarette smoking by obese people may result in them facing additional health problems, a new research has suggested.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 19:42
A rise in cigarette tax can obviously lead to lower tobacco consumption, but a recent study in the US says higher cigarette tax can also lead to less alcohol consumption among smokers.
Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 15:51
Plain pack smokers are 81 per cent more likely to consider quitting, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 15:59
Smokers in Australia have complained that since graphic warnings were put up on packets, the cigarettes don`t taste as good as they did before.