Tobacco

How McKinsey Got Into the Business of Addiction

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The consulting firm's work with opioid makers is well known, but for decades McKinsey worked with Big Tobacco and has also advised Juul, the e-cigarette company.
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Four arrests over Victorian tobacco shop fire

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Four men have been arrested in relation to a suspicious blaze at a tobacco shop near Ballarat in January.
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Economic losses from smoking far outweigh any economic benefit from the tobacco industry

1 day ago   |   News Medical

New findings by the American Cancer Society found cumulative economic losses from cigarette smoking topped $891 billion in 2020, or 4.3% of the United States Gross Domestic...
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New machine learning tool discovers mutational signature that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have for the first time discovered a pattern of DNA mutations that links bladder cancer to tobacco smoking.
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Insider Q&A: FDA official on vaping's "promise or peril"

4 days ago   |   ABC News

The new chief at the Food and Drug Administration's tobacco center has inherited a raft of problems
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Airline secondhand smoke exposure tied to worsened respiratory health decades later

Airline secondhand smoke exposure tied to worsened respiratory health decades later

4 days ago   |   Healio

Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure on airlines was strongly associated with worse respiratory health nearly 3 decades after exposure, researchers reported in Chest. “From the...
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The CIA renovated its museum but you're not allowed to visit

5 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The museum features fun gadgets such as a polygraph machine in a briefcase, a communication device disguised as a tobacco pipe, and pigeon-carried cameras
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MS-CHAT

MS-CHAT

8 days ago   |   Healio

Tobacco cessation counseling for hospitalized patients by trained medical students.
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Police hunting arsonist who allegedly set tobacco store alight in Ballarat

9 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

New CCTV images show alleged arson attack in tobacco store.
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Simple phone-based outreach strategy can help engage low-income smokers to try quitting tobacco

16 days ago   |   News Medical

New findings published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research show a simple, but valuable approach can help engage low-income smokers to try quitting tobacco.
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