Mobility impairment linked to higher smoking rate

Those who use mobility aids are more likely to smoke and are less likely to kick the butt, says a study.

Plain cigarette packaging `ineffective` in cutting smoking rates

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.

Warning labels on cigarette packets could stop millions from smoking

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.