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New study comes the closest yet to proving that e-cigarettes aren’t as dangerous as smoking

Category: Science blog February 6, 2017 25 comments

A new study has looked at the long-term safety of e-cigarette use.

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The Great British vape off

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 19 comments

The US Surgeon General has called e-cigarettes a national public health concern, but the picture in the UK is quite different.

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Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 2 comments

Our new report reveals that budget cuts across England mean councils are struggling to fund vital Stop Smoking Services.

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Stoptober 2016: Could E-cigarettes help Stop Smoking Services beat addiction?

Category: Science blog October 5, 2016 9 comments

We look at how e-cigarettes are helping people quit smoking with the help of local Stop Smoking Services.

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World No Tobacco Day 2016: how plain packs are helping Australia’s record-low smoking rates

Category: Science blog May 31, 2016 2 comments

This World No Tobacco Day, Kylie Lindorff, from the Cancer Council Victoria, tells us about the impact plain cigarette packs are having in Australia.

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From today, cigarette packs will never look the same again

Category: Science blog May 19, 2016 25 comments

The UK has become the latest country to introduce plain, standardised packaging of cigarettes, along with Australia and France.

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10 common questions about e-cigarettes answered

Category: Science blog May 17, 2016 57 comments

We have the answers to 10 top questions about e-cigarettes, ranging from whether they’re safe to if they can help people stop smoking.

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Reducing the harm of tobacco, could e-cigarettes be part of the solution?

Category: Science blog April 28, 2016 16 comments

We look at a new report that outlines the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.

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The Budget 2016: a surprise sugar tax and (some) good news on tobacco

Category: Science blog March 16, 2016 2 comments

Read our reaction to the 2016 Budget, including a surprise sugar tax and some positive steps to tackle tobacco.

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No Smoking Day: why tobacco (still) isn’t a ‘done deal’

Category: Science blog March 9, 2016 Comments are closed

Our new report makes some worrying predictions about how smoking will continue to affect the nation’s health – but there could be a solution.

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