Tobacco firm Philip Morris dreams of 'smoke-free world,' says Israel CEO

Philip Morris Israel CEO Roi Amit says he's here to lead change.

Marlboro HeatSticks for iQOS are placed next to champagne bottles at a restaurant in Tokyo, Japan No

Cigarettes sales to be phased out by Philip Morris Int within 15 years

The cigarette manufacturer has recently gained FDA approval to market its IQOS tobacco heating device.

A woman smokes a cigarette as she sits on a bench in Liverpool

Israeli study points to nicotine as a potential therapeutic for COVID-19

"The risk of infection by COVID-19 appears to be reduced by half among current smokers," researchers have found.

Deep breaths: Smoking pollution in Tel Aviv

Nicotine appears to protect against coronavirus, French researchers find

Researchers are giving nicotine patches to healthcare workers and COVID-19 patients to study the preventative and therapeutic effects of the drug on the virus.

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders

"The (nicotine) increase is extensive and we see it in every single grade," Richard Miech of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor said.

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