The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells.
Dundee has one of the highest proportions of smokers in Britain, new figures have revealed.
Young adults are spurning cigarettes, new figures suggest.
Smokers should be permitted to use e-cigarettes on NHS sites, leading doctors have said.
A playpark in Stobswell has become the designated first smoke-free play area in the city.
Sentence was deferred on a man who admitted shoplifting from a Dundee supermarket.
Smokers in Tayside and Fife are failing to quit the habit as cessation rates plunge.
David Cahill, 39, of Laing Place, had sentence deferred for reports.
Yesterday marked the 34th No Smoking Day and the Tele sent reporter Adam Hill to a hypnotherapist to see if he could help him stub out the smokes.
Smoking is not only bad for the lungs and heart, it can also damage your hearing, research suggests.
A Dundee hypnotherapist is offering free sessions to mark National No Smoking Day.
The fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital has been closed after 'regular' complaints about smokers lighting up.
Playgrounds in Dundee parks could be designated smoke free zones if a proposal is passed by councillors on Monday.
Hot tea and heavy alcohol consumption can increase the risk of a deadly cancer five-fold, research has shown.
Smoke from e-cigarettes damages DNA and can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, scientists have warned.
NHS Tayside is urging people to make a healthy start to 2018 by having a booze-free January and giving up smoking for good.
NHS Tayside is urging people to make giving up smoking in 2018 their new year resolution.
Health chiefs in Fife have been urged to consider using public messages to drive smokers away from hospital entrances.
Pregnant Hollyoaks actress Rachel Adedeji has called for smokers who light up in hospital grounds to be fined, as she has to pass them when she goes in for antenatal appointments.
Council bosses are considering banning smoking in playparks as early as next spring in a bid to improve public health.