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The National Federation of Retail Newsagents is demanding a formal investigation into the conduct of the public health minister in charge of the tobacco display ban.

Traditional inner city pubs have suffered the most since the introduction of smoking bans in Scotland, England and Wales, a new report has found.

The UK Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal over legislation to ban sales of tobacco from vending machines in the UK.

Public health minister Anne Milton presented ASH chief executive Deborah Arnott with an award from the World Health Organisation at a special meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health.

Imperial warns of "nanny state"

Tue 14th June, 2011

Imperial Tobacco has launched a high-profile national advertising campaign in Australia to warn of the dangers of plain packaging.

Forest has warned doctors not to deny smokers access to surgery if they fail to quit smoking before the operation.

A submission by Imperial Tobacco to a Welsh Assembly Government consultation has been welcomed and given a 'Plain English Award' by Forest.

Uruguay is being taken to court by Philip Morris International amid claims that the country's anti-smoking policies are damaging the tobacco company commercially.

MPs from the three main political parties have joined forces and will co-host a reception at the House of Commons to support an amendment to the smoking ban.

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