Hookah may be worse for you than cigarettes

One draw from a hookah waterpipe can contain as many noxious substances as smoke from an entire cigarette, research shows.

Brian Bell-UC Irvine | Aug. 13, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine smoking tobacco

African Americans less likely to quit menthol cigarettes

African Americans who smoke menthol cigarettes are less likely to quit than other menthol smokers. New research indicates why.

David Hill-Buffalo | June 20, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cigarettes marketing race tobacco

Courts would likely uphold FDA’s menthol cigarette ban

A potential ban on menthol combustible products would likely survive tobacco industry lawsuits—but it might take a while.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | April 15, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine courts laws tobacco

Do bad facts make smokers avoid safer snus?

Snus, a kind of smokeless snuff tobacco, may offer smokers a less harmful alternative, but new research shows they don't know it.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | March 4, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine addiction cancer heart-disease smoking tobacco

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