The Foundation for Smoke Free World has advised farmers that there is a need to shift from tobacco to other crops that could be the country’s main earner as pressure from anti-smoking lobbyists grows. more


Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a new initiative: STOP, short for Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products. more


Manufacturers begin running court-mandated advertisements as part of a settlement of a lawsuit with the Department of Justice over misleading statements that began nearly 20 years ago. more


The Davao City Anti-Smoking Task Force is now planning to add the pollutant tax to all cigarette sellers in the city. more


India’s government has threatened Philip Morris International with “punitive action” over the company’s alleged violation of the country’s anti-smoking laws. more


From the Associate editor

Cutting the Nose to Spite the Face

As the debate on the effects of e-cigarettes continues with new research coming out both for and against e-cigs, is it too soon to be banning them?

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