The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is inching closer to approving a new drug to treat opioid addiction that eliminates the need to take a daily pill.
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A ban on using electronic cigarettes in public spaces across the state of New York takes effect Wednesday, something critics warn will undermine public health in the city.
Officials in Detroit are getting ready to launch a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies that manufacture opioid painkillers, which are devastating the community.
Researchers at Ohio University recently found that vapor emitted from electronic cigarettes does not have a significant impact on the lung functions of the user.
A recent analysis of data from the Food and Drug Administration shows electronic cigarettes are more popular and effective for quitting than nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and prescription drugs.
Federal regulators are drawing criticism over a warning issued last week by the Food and Drug Administration about an herbal supplement used to treat addiction that is linked to a number of deaths.
Officials in Illinois are considering expanding access to medical marijuana for people using opioid painkillers, arguing it can help reduce addiction rates.
Public health experts in New Zealand are criticizing the "scaremongering" surrounding electronic cigarettes, saying research shows the nicotine devices reverse health harms from cigarettes.
Officials in a Colorado town want to follow the example of a neighboring city by raising the tobacco purchasing age and leveling a massive tax on electronic cigarettes.
Officials are in New Jersey are expanding the focus of their lawsuit against a top manufacturer of a fentanyl-based medication to include the company's CEO.
Research from the American Heart Association reveals that electronic cigarettes are the most popular method among smokers for quitting cigarettes.
Cigarette sales are continuing to plummet at a historic rate in global tobacco markets thanks to the popularity of heat-not-burn products, which research shows drastically cut the health risks from smoking.
Doctors that were previously reluctant to support the use of medical marijuana, are now advocating for cannabis as a safe and effective way to treat chronic pain without additive opioids.
Top Cancer Charities Urge UK Government To Promote Vaping To Smokers Suffering From Mental Health Conditions
A coalition of the top public health groups and charities in the United Kingdom are urging tobacco treatment services to offer vaping to smokers with mental health conditions.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators are pushing legislation that would give targeted federal funding to states with the highest mortality rates from opioids.
A Mississippi city is deeply divided over an ordinance recently passed that would set different standards for certain vape shops; owners say this will unfairly cut into business.
Federal health regulators are warning the public about an herbal supplement used to ease opioid withdrawals that is linked to dozens of deaths.
Officials in Indianapolis are launching a lawsuit against several of the country's largest manufacturers of painkillers, alleging reckless marketing igniting the addiction epidemic.
Officials at a California high school are closing down bathrooms to students during class-time over hysteria about electronic cigarette use among teens.