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Malaysia is the largest consumer of illegal cigarettes in the world with over 12 billion sticks sold in 2018: Study

The study found that 58.9 per cent of cigarettes sold in Malaysia were illegal.
FDA plans to announce broad restrictions on where flavored e-cigarettes are sold.

We just got the first clear evidence that some people are using Juul e-cigarettes to cut back on smoking

Juul has undergone a makeover as it works to position itself as a serious alternative to smoking. A new study suggests some adults are using the devices to cut back on cigarettes.
Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases a woman's cancer risk by as much as smoking 10 cigarettes.

Drinking one bottle of wine a week could increase a woman’s risk of cancer as much as smoking 10 cigarettes

The risk is higher for women than men because the alcohol causes an increased risk of breast cancer.

The FDA commissioner just launched a crackdown on e-cigs like Juul as he prepares to leave office

The anti-vaping proposals come a week after FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his plans to step down.
Smoking cigarettes can wreak havoc on your health.

9 things that happen to your body when you stop smoking

When you quit smoking, over time you'll notice changes to your body and your overall health. Here are nine things that happen when you stop smoking.

The world’s top cigarette company thinks a future of extreme weather could be good for its tobacco

Philip Morris, the tobacco company behind Marlboro cigarettes, has identified a way to profit from climate change.

The 5 most addictive substances on the planet, ranked

To compare addictive drugs, scientists averaged 3 factors: physical harm, dependency or addiction, and social harm. Here are the top in the dependency category.

Regulators will ban menthol cigarettes and chip away at flavored e-cigs to combat teen vaping — but experts say their plans fall short

Federal regulators on Thursday announced a ban on menthol cigarettes and a move to more strictly regulate flavored e-cigarettes like the Juul.
Menthol cigarettes are popular among African American smokers, research shows.

The government wants to crack down on cigarettes with menthol, a flavor that’s wildly popular and may make quitting even harder

The FDA wants to ban cigarettes with menthol. It's a popular flavor among smokers, and some research suggests it could make quitting more difficult.

There are more cigarette butts in the world’s oceans than any other type of garbage

Cigarette butts have been found to be the most common piece of human trash found in the earth's oceans. Roughly 5.5 trillion cigarettes are produced each year globally and nearly 4.95 trillion of those are cast into the environment, according to the Cigarette Butt Pollution Project.