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Unfiltered Trump gets boot as BuzzFeed likens ads to cigarettes
Unfiltered Trump gets boot as BuzzFeed likens ads to cigarettes
BuzzFeed terminated a deal to run “Trump for President” advertising on its website, likening the decision to rejecting spots for cigarettes....
Smokers struggle more to find jobs
Smokers struggle more to find jobs
Though it’s long been known that smokers are more likely to be unemployed, it was not known whether smoking itself was in some way damaging...
Florida jury awards $23-billion damages against RJ Reynolds
Florida jury awards $23-billion damages against RJ Reynolds
A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer punitive damages of more than $23-billion in her lawsuit against the...
A tobacco addict comes clean
A tobacco addict comes clean
It was an inauspicious Saturday morning; completely forgettable had it not been for that ... one moment. A moment of innocence still seared in my...
British American Tobacco: Sin still sells, in SA and abroad
British American Tobacco: Sin still sells, in SA and abroad
British American Tobacco’s profits continue to rise at an impressive rate, although its sales in cigarettes and tobacco have declined and...
S Korean tobacco firm pulls 'racist' ads
S Korean tobacco firm pulls 'racist' ads
South Korea's top tobacco firm said on Wednesday it would pull the ads for its new This Africa brand of cigarettes after complaints that the...
E-cigarettes: 'cancer risk close to zero'
E-cigarettes: 'cancer risk close to zero'
A study by the French consumer organisation, the National Consumers' Institute, has found harmful chemicals in electronic cigarettes, sparking...
Plain packets are not to smokers' taste
Plain packets are not to smokers' taste
The Australian research, published in the British Medical Journal and funded by Cancer Council Victoria, was commissioned in the first three months...
Comment: Death knell for cancer research
Comment: Death knell for cancer research
One of the most distressing developments in the field of cancer research has been the recent news that scores of cancer researchers will be leaving...
EU plans massive crack-down on cigarette smoking
EU plans massive crack-down on cigarette smoking
This in proposals released on Wednesday, the first for more than a decade. 
Cigarette 'offer' raises council's ire
Cigarette 'offer' raises council's ire
The National Council Against Smoking claims that marketing material that prompted retailers to pass on promotional information to consumers fell...
The tobacco industry by the numbers
The tobacco industry by the numbers
The dwindling cigarette market may seem to be a good-news story, but it means tough times for the tobacco industry, a major player in the South...