Global Smoking Deaths Rising

Global Smoking Deaths Rising

Smoking is responsible for about 6 million deaths per year globally at an estimated associated cost of $1 trillion. An international report projects that by 2030, smoking-related deaths will rise to over 8 million a year! While smoking in the U.S. has fallen to a...
Did Your State Make the Grade?

Did Your State Make the Grade?

Tobacco kills 400,000 Americans every year. Another 16 million are living with tobacco-caused diseases. The American Lung Association has released its 16th annual State of Tobacco Control report. View the Federal Government grades here. Find out how your state is...
Philip Morris Vows to ‘Give Up Cigarettes’

Philip Morris Vows to ‘Give Up Cigarettes’

Philip Morris International ran advertisements in the U.K. this week vowing to stop selling cigarettes. It is hard to believe, and many suspect this is a stunt—like a bad April Fools joke. PMI claims it has a global commitment to replace cigarettes with smoke-free...
Big Tobacco Finally to Run “Corrective” Ads

Big Tobacco Finally to Run “Corrective” Ads

Big tobacco will finally run the “corrective” ads a federal court ordered because they engage in massive wrongdoing that causes a staggering number of deaths–1200 deaths per day in the U.S. This advertising will highlight the deadly nature of their...
“Constructive Statements” to Finally Run

“Constructive Statements” to Finally Run

Over ten years ago the major tobacco companies were ordered by U.S. federal court to run “corrective statement” ads on national media on the dangers of smoking. Finally, those are due to begin November 26, 2017! These will include messages such as:...
New Tobacco Delivery System Catches Fire

New Tobacco Delivery System Catches Fire

Japan is all aflame over heat-not-burn tobacco products—from the same big tobacco companies who are hoping to market them globally soon. These battery-powered devices heat the tobacco to about 500 degrees F. (260 deg. C) producing an inhalable aerosol that...
Big Tobacco Continues to Survive

Big Tobacco Continues to Survive

Despite the predictions of the demise of the tobacco industry, it continues thriving, increasing sales and profitability. In 2016, the five global leaders (excluding China) shipped 2.7 trillion cigarettes, more than 300 for every man, woman, and child in the world....
Big Tobacco Fighting FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes

Big Tobacco Fighting FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids reports big tobacco in the U.S. is waging a sophisticated “multi-pronged assault” to gut the FDA’s ability to regulate electronic cigarettes. The tobacco giants Reynolds American and Altria Group were among the...
Exposure to Secondhand Pot Smoke May Damage Blood Vessels

Exposure to Secondhand Pot Smoke May Damage Blood Vessels

U.S. researchers have found that a one-minute exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke was associated with significant short-term impairment of the blood supply to the lining of the blood vessels of rats. It took a full 90 minutes to recover normal function after a...
UN Calls for Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

UN Calls for Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products

On May 31, World No Tobacco Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged all governments around the globe to require plain packaging of tobacco products in order to save lives. Restricting or prohibiting  the use of logos, colors and brand images save for brand and...
No Decline in Tobacco Use Among U.S. Teens

No Decline in Tobacco Use Among U.S. Teens

There has been no decline in overall tobacco use among middle and high school students in the U.S. since 2011. The use of cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and pipe tobacco has declined—while the use of nontraditional products such as e-cigarettes and hookah pipes...
Hookah Use Leads to Cigarette Smoking

Hookah Use Leads to Cigarette Smoking

A national cohort study found waterpipe tobacco (hookah) smokers were more than twice as likely to try cigarettes than nonsmokers. Yet only 16% of non-waterpipe users showed any susceptibility to cigarette smoking. A majority of the hookah users were men between the...
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