FCB New York and the U.S. FDA announced that they have launched the newest evolution of “The Real Cost” youth tobacco prevention campaign.

An independent expert panel to the U.S. FDA recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction.

India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes and warned of an “epidemic” among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health concerns.

Researchers say universities across the United States have been slow to adopt anti-tobacco policies on campuses despite public health efforts to curb tobacco use, especially among teens and young adults.

San Francisco is the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc.

While nine out of 10 phone apps for depression and smoking cessation assessed in a recent study were found to be sharing user data with third parties, only two out of three disclosed they were doing so.

Axsome Therapeutics announced that the New York City-based company’s AXS-05 met the primary endpoint for smoking cessation treatment.

When cancer patients are current smokers, their treatment is likely to be less effective and more expensive than if they quit smoking, a U.S. study suggests.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to meet with top-level executives of e-cigarette makers, the agency’s chief said, hinting that some companies seem to be backing away from commitments related to youth’s access to e-cigarettes.

The U.S. health regulator warned a California-based manufacturer and retailer against advertising its e-cigarette liquids with nicotine in a way that may cause the products to resemble kid-friendly food like juice boxes and cookies.