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  1. A man passes a tobacco shop in Shanghai on World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2013

    Commentary: In Indonesia and more countries, social media and Big Tobacco are hooking a whole new generation of smokers

    Advertising agencies have cleverly leveraged social media to keep tobacco advertising under the regulation radar, University of Southern ...
  2. A Walmart sign is pictured at one of their stores in Mexico City

    FDA pulls up Walmart, Kroger, others for selling tobacco to minors

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it has sent letters to Walmart Inc, Kroger Co and 10 other convenience store chains for ...
  3. Saleswoman holds e-cigarette at Vape Shop in Beijing

    Commentary: Youth smoking is a problem, so is youth vaping

    Instead of focusing on the potential harms or benefits of vaping versus smoking in debates on e-cigarettes, we should look more closely at the ...
  4. Composite screen grabs of Instagram posts by social media influencers.

    Commentary: Shady tactics in influencer campaigns make social media the new frontier for stubbing out smoking

    The use of global social media campaigns by multinational tobacco companies to glamourise smoking is what authorities ought to focus on next in ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: The Walgreens logo is seen outside the store in Times Square in New York

    FDA pulls up Walgreens for violating tobacco sale laws by selling to minors

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it was taking action against certain retailers including Walgreen Boots Alliance for ...
  6. FILE PHOTO - A cigarette burns in an ashtray at a pub in Prague

    It's never too late to quit smoking before lung surgery

  7. A man smokes an electronic cigarette vaporizer, also known as an e-cigarette, in Toronto

    Commentary: Flavoured e-cigarettes fuelling a dangerous increase in tobacco use

    While traditional cigarette smoking habits among youth and young adults in the US are declining, the use of e-cigarettes appeals strongly to this ...
  8. Oesophageal cancer smoking tobacco

    Commentary: How Paraguay dumped billions of illicit cigarettes on the global market

    Paraguay’s illicit tobacco trade enabled the rise of illicit tobacco products across Latin America, one observer points out.
  9. file photo of smoking

    Commentary: The year Singapore attempts to snuff out tobacco

    A slew of aggressive measures have been introduced in 2018 to drive down the smoking rate. Will Singapore succeed in stamping out smoking?