Netflix has vowed to cut back on cigarette use on screen over the “harmful impact” it can have on young people.
Chief executive of Action on Smoking and Health has said that the legal age of smoking should be raised to 21, adding “if smoking was invented today, it would be banned”.
A law is being proposed in Hawaii to raise the minimum legal age to buy cigarettes to 100 by 2024.
Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive of Action on Smoking and Health has said it is “unreasonable” to stop people from smoking in their own homes, but more has to be done to reduce smoking in social housing and privately-rented properties.
Julia Hartley-Brewer has said that people understand the effect “a kebab and cigarettes” has on their health and still make that choice, as the Health Secretary announces a new prevention strategy for areas such as smoking and obesity.
New Office for National Statistics data shows that the largest reduction in smoking prevalence since 2011 has been noted among 18 to 24-year-olds
E-cigarettes and 'opt-out' smoking cessation advice were some of the recommendations from the Royal College of Physicians
Public Health England is warning that the NHS will become unaffordable unless illnesses related to poor diet, smoking and drinking are tackled
Director of smokers' group says new 'anonymous' labelling will make no difference
Lincoln Mondy's university film project has uncovered alleged targeted efforts by the tobacco industry towards African Americans.