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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...
Health ministry to pursue anti-tobacco law in Kenya
Health ministry to pursue anti-tobacco law in Kenya
Kenya Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr Cleopas Mailu, has said the ministry would ensure that proper tobacco laws are put in place in Kenya as one...
Where there's smoke, there's fire
Where there's smoke, there's fire
"I wish I never smoked in the first place and moving over to electronic cigarettes [e-cigarettes] was my way of trying to kick the habit but my...
DIY remedies to give up smoking
DIY remedies to give up smoking
Dressed for the chilly weather, 43-year-old Muntu Mbanjwa, a presenter at the Alex FM community radio station in Alexandra township, sits down at...
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...
Zaps to the brain curb need to smoke
Zaps to the brain curb need to smoke
Heavy smokers who puffed their way through more than a packet of cigarettes a day cut down or quit for six months after their brains were stimulated with magnetic pulses, researchers say....
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...
Health minister to 'tighten the noose on smokers'
Health minister to 'tighten the noose on smokers'
"These new regulations will, inter alia, restrict the smoking of tobacco outside of buildings," he said on Monday in a speech prepared...
Russia: Putin cracks down on cigarette smoking
Russia: Putin cracks down on cigarette smoking
This is a cornerstone of the government's bid to improve public health in the nicotine-addicted country, the Kremlin said Monday.
Lower profit claims go up in smoke
Lower profit claims go up in smoke
Numerous stakeholders in South Africa have made their voices heard since the ­publication of the ­regulations that will ban all indoor...
Put down the cigarette and come out with your hands up
Put down the cigarette and come out with your hands up
Health authorities are working at tightening South Africa's anti-smoking laws, proposing a total ban on indoor smoking and even...
South Korea turns up the heat on smokers
South Korea turns up the heat on smokers
Some firms are pressing workers to kick the habit or miss out on promotion and the health ministry will toughen warnings on cigarette packs.

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