A move has been sparked to make Angus playparks smoke-free zones.
Grandparents are a potential health hazard for children and may even increase their risk of cancer, say scientists.
There are “significant gaps” in research on the regulation and sales of e-cigarettes, a former health minister has said.
The number of people using NHS services to quit smoking fell by 8% last year, new figures show.
An anti-tobacco alliance has discussed plans for creating a smoke-free generation in the city.
A clampdown has been urged at Westminster against smoking on the reality TV show Love Island amid concerns it is glamorising the habit to young viewers.
The amount of fruit and vegetables Scottish adults eat each day fell to its lowest level last year, a new survey has found.
Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are more likely to be overweight than those who did not, according to researchers.
Children born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy are more likely to be overweight or obese, researchers said today.
New TV adverts from Public Health England (PHE) will encourage people to try e-cigarettes if they are struggling to quit regular smoking.
Using e-cigarettes is “definitely less harmful” than smoking tobacco, health experts have declared.
GPs should warn smokers there is currently little evidence on the long-term benefits or harms of e-cigarettes, health officials have said.
Children needing hospital treatment due to chest infections may have dropped by as much as a fifth since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests.
There is no evidence that experimentation with e-cigarettes leads to teenagers taking up smoking tobacco, experts have said.
More than half of complaints made about Love Island have been about smoking rather than scenes of a sexual nature, Ofcom has said.
More than half of the nearly-three million people in Great Britain who vape are ex-smokers, a new survey suggests.
Smokers may already have noticed that buying small packs of cigarettes and tobacco has become quite difficult, but by the end of May there are more changes to come.
New Year’s resolutions are a funny thing. Year after year, we make goals such as “give up smoking” and “lose weight” only for many of us to fail them just a few weeks in.
A new law that bans smoking in cars when children are present comes into force in Scotland today.
Smokers who light up near North-east hospitals will face a fixed penalty fine of £50 from next year.
They do say travel broadens the mind ... although in my case it just cemented a long-held belief.
Smoking can seriously affect a car’s resale value, says automotive data and valuation specialist CAP HPI.
A target to reduce smoking in some of the poorest areas across the North-east has been missed.
A new set of regulations will prevent all smoking anywhere on council premises in Aberdeen - including in car parks and vehicles.
A new policy which will ban people from smoking on Aberdeenshire Council grounds - including within their own cars - has come into effect.
E-cigarettes are likely to benefit the health of the nation, a new report has concluded.
A council has agreed to ban anyone from smoking within their own vehicles while in its car parks.
NHS Grampian has seen a threefold decrease in the number of 15-year-olds smoking over the last decade, new figures have shown.
INQUIRIES were carried out at an Aberdeen nightclub after safety fears were raised about its smoking area.
AN ABERDEEN woman has hit out at "thoughtless" smokers who have been ditching cigarette butts in her garden - risking her puppy's health.