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A leading hotelier says TV chef and Forest patron Antony Worrall Thompson is right to call for a review of the smoking ban

TV chef and publican Antony Worrall Thompson has launched an e-petition calling on the government to review the smoking ban.

Five tobacco companies have sued the US Food and Drug Administration over a law that would force them to place graphic health warnings on cigarette packets.

Five tobacco companies have sued the US Food and Drug Administration over a law that would force them to place graphic health warnings on cigarette packets.

Local government minister Bob Neil says reports suggesting that the Localism Bill will allow the extension of smoking bans in public places are "wide of the mark".

About one in 12 cigarettes in Scotland is made and sold illegally - funding criminal activities and costing the government millions of pounds in lost tax revenue.

A Labour MP has admitted that, if she had a second chance, she wouldn't vote for the smoking ban again.

Councils in the UK are planning to ban smoking in parks, using the government's new Localism Bill to fine smokers.

A leading tobacco company says the Australian government's plain-packaging timetable will cause a national tobacco shortage.

The rate of adult smoking in California has dropped sharply over the last two decades, reaching its lowest level on record, say officials.

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