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Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day: study

Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day: study

"If someone smokes one cigarette instead of 20 per day, intuitively we'd think that the risk drops to 1/20, or 5%," said lead author Allan Hackshaw, a professor at University College London.

Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches

Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches

The smoking ban, which comes into force in November, follows a clean-up of nearly 140,000 cigarette butts from a 2.5 kilometre stretch of the famed Patong beach in Phuket island province.

UPS fined $247 mn for illegal cigarette shipments

UPS fined $247 mn for illegal cigarette shipments

A US judge ordered the American shipping giant UPS to pay $247 million to New York state and city governments, for shipments of cigarettes that illegally evaded taxes.

WHO urges India to implement larger health warnings on cigarette packs

WHO urges India to implement larger health warnings on cigarette packs

India must implement rules on printing larger health warnings on cigarette and other tobacco packs, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday ...