SEOUL: A North Korean anti-smoking campaign has apparently failed to persuade young leader Kim Jong-Un to quit, despite his late father's warning that "a cigarette is like a gun aiming at your heart".
KARACHI: Senior Sindh minister Nisar Khuhro Tuesday violated the sanctity of the Sindh Assembly by smoking freely inside its hall, conveying the message that rules and regulations do not apply to a minister, ARY News reported.
NORTH CAROLINA: Gruesome photographs on cigarette packages may deliver more effective anti-smoking messages than words, a new analysis finds.
Plain cigarette packages adorned with graphic health warnings may make smokers more likely to consider quitting, an Australian study finds.
MIAMI: If people could not get cigarettes until the age of 21, lives would be saved because fewer people would start smoking, said a report by the Institute of Medicine on Thursday.
TOKYO: E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents in regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.