News & Comment
Tue 26th April, 2011
The Food and Drug Administration said yesterday that it plans to regulate smokeless electronic cigarettes as tobacco products and won’t try to regulate them under stricter rules for drug-delivery devices.
Thu 21st April, 2011
By 2020 smoking could be banned in every office, restaurant and bar in the USA, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Wed 20th April, 2011
Cigar smokers in America are seeking the right to be allowed to light up in some enclosed public places.
Mon 18th April, 2011
Smokers who light up in their cars while travelling with children could face fines of up to £200 under proposals by the Scottish Labour party.
Fri 15th April, 2011
New smoking shelters have been built at the George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton after a blanket ban on cigarettes failed to stop patients and visitors smoking on hospital grounds.
Thu 7th April, 2011
Four years on from the smoking ban, it's a surprise to find the pro-cigarette lobby in such rude health, writes Nick Duerden in the Independent.
Thu 7th April, 2011
The Australian government has unveiled plans to force tobacco companies to print brand names in a small, uniform font, while packets will be a dull olive green - a colour the government believes consumers will hate.
Wed 6th April, 2011
The UK Independence Party said MSPs should be replaced at Holyrood by Westminster MPs with constituencies in Scotland. It also wants to scrap the smoking ban.
Tue 5th April, 2011
British American Tobacco confirmed today that it has established a company that will focus exclusively on the "development and commercialisation of innovative regulatory approved nicotine products".
Mon 4th April, 2011
Currently on a charity walk in the North Pole, Prince Harry, third in line to the throne, has been photographed smoking. And not just any old cigarette. He took his own stash. Allegedly.
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