Facebook and other tech companies need to be regulated like the tobacco industry, warned Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower who exposed the Cambridge Analytica scandal.The data scientist revealed how he helped the disgraced company, founded by Donald Trump'
The stale odor that announces a smoker's entry into a room may be more than merely unpleasant.A new study by scientists at Yale University has found that compounds from tobacco smoke can infiltrate well-ventilated rooms by hitching a ride on peoples' clothes
There is not enough evidence to conclude that e-cigarettes help smokers quit tobacco, a US government report said Thursday, as the vaping industry faces increased regulatory pressures.The advice is contrary to that provided by the British government, which cla
The US Congress voted Thursday to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 across the country, a move intended to stem the rising tide of youth vaping.Passed by the Senate as part of a wider budgetary bill, it will take effect next y
The number of male tobacco users is falling for the first time, the World Health Organization said Thursday, hailing a "major shift" in efforts to kick the world's deadly tobacco addiction.The number of women and girls who use tobacco products has been stea
US tobacco merchant Altria said Thursday it was writing down its stake in e-cigarette start-up Juul Labs by a third, or $4.5 billion, as that company contends with a regulatory backlash.Altria also disclosed Thursday that US anti-trust regulators were probing