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It’s time for a new conversation to reduce smoking rates

a smoke-free future is possible for our country, and the world

We must act now to save Nigeria’s generation of ‘tobacco babies’

Muzzled by stringent laws and diligent implementation in the West, the tobacco industry has turned its sights to sub-Saharan Africa

Time off for good behaviour: Japan firm rewards non-smokers

​Non-smoking employees at a Japanese firm are getting six additional days' holiday to compensate for the time their colleagues spend smoking at work.

The antismoking lobby says e-cigarettes should fall under the same act as ‘normal’ cigarettes

The Electronic-cigarette Association of South Africa has labelled the government's attempts to regulate the devices as a cop-out.

Shebeens’ dreams go up in smoke

Furious tavern owners have complained that the proposed anti-smoking laws will not only destroy township businesses, but also kasi culture.

South Korea turns up the heat on smokers

After decades of indifference government is turning up the heat on smokers in South Korea, a nation with one of the highest male smoking rates.

US cigarette makers choke on new labelling rules

Four big cigarette makers have sued the US Food and Drug Administration, seeking to void as unconstitutional new graphic labels.

New York’s smoking ban extended to parks, beaches

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's clampdown on smoking is the biggest since he banned the habit from restaurants and bars.

Outlook hazy for Spanish cannabis club

A Spanish club that lets members light up marijuana joints has opened in Madrid, but its future is already cast in a haze by new anti-smoking laws.

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