Last week, Canadian authorities passed Bill S-5, also known as the Vaping and Tobacco Products Act, a bill that includes banning the promotion of vaping products where specific flavour category descriptors, such as confectionery or dessert flavours are used, and puts restrictions on the way tobacco products are packed and advertised.
- November 21, 2017
Deaths linked to alcohol are significantly more common than drug overdose deaths, but lawmakers may promote more drinking through a two-year tax break for producers of beer, wine and spirits as part of the Senate’s tax code overhaul.
- October 06, 2017
Banning e-cigarette flavors could boost cigarette sales
- April 24, 2015
‘People prefer to blame disease on factors beyond their control: their genes or their mobile phones or radiation’
- February 17, 2014
Doctors don't sell us cigarettes. We would not trust our doctors if they did. The doctor-patient relationship is built on trust. We want to be sure that our doctors' motives are pure and that they focus on improving our health, not increasing their salaries.
- November 04, 2013
In the 1950s, when much less was known about smoking’s long-term negative effects and smoking was still a vaunted activity, 45% of Americans reported that they smoked. Over the years, that number has dropped: to 32% in the 1980s and to 19% in 2011.
- September 19, 2013
Researchers at Yale will investigate the science of tobacco addiction thanks to a $20 million federal grant that will create the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science.
- October 16, 2012
A study conducted by the Yale School of Medicine has found that states with smoking bans in bars may also have higher recovery rates from alcohol use disorder, or AUD.
- September 24, 2012
Bans on smoking in bars and restaurants not only reduce tobacco-related illnesses but may also reduce alcohol abuse, a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers shows.
- December 20, 2011
The iQuit program offers financial incentives to Connecticut Medicaid recipients to help them quit smoking. The state-run program was designed in conjunction with YSPH faculty and is expected to go into effect in early 2012.