Smoking is a pretty miserable occupation.
A new policy that bans council workers from smoking during working hours has been branded "tantamount to bullying".
Anti-smoking services in Perth and Kinross have come under fire after it was revealed the number of smokers in the area is growing despite government efforts to wipe out the habit.
The number of people trying to quit smoking through NHS Scotland services has fallen for the sixth consecutive row.
A vaping specialist has announced plans to open 200 new stores across the UK in the next three years.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris has been accused of “staggering hypocrisy” over its campaign urging smokers to quit.
E-cigarettes should be used more actively to help smokers quit, a study has suggested.
The link between smoking and multiple sclerosis (MS) is “clearer than ever”, with those who smoke more likely to develop the condition and become disabled more quickly, a charity has warned.
Health officials have estimated that just one in 10 people will be smokers in five years’ time.
Ploughing more money into the Stoptober campaign leads to better results, an expert has said.