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One of four oils by George Earl, estimate range £1,500-£3,500 each

While tobacco packaging today features blood-curdling images, in an effort to steer smokers away from the addictive habit, this was not always the cas(...)

E-cigarettes have been a divisive topic in the public health community

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced sweeping new restrictions on flavoured tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popul(...)

School children around the world are being exposed on a daily basis to cigarette advertising and promotions by a tobacco industry that needs to recrui(...)

German share price index, DAX board,  in Frankfurt,  November 21st. Photograph: Reuters/Staff/Remote

Major world stock markets rose and government bond yields fell on Tuesday as a combination of strong corporate profits, steady global growth and low i(...)

Big tobacco companies have fought vigorously against the Australian government’s plain packaging laws since they were introduced in 2011. File photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris will be forced to pay millions of dollars in legal fees to Australia after its failed case against plain packaging (...)

The introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products in Ireland has moved a step closer after the European Court of Justice rejected a case brough(...)

Turnover at JTI Ireland fell to just over €652 million last year, compared with almost €659 million in 2013. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Pretax profit at tobacco distributor JTI Ireland rose sharply in 2014 despite a fall-off in demand for cigarettes in the Irish market. Accounts for(...)

Emily O’Reilly: How many more lives might be saved or public health further safeguarded if the tobacco directive had been even stricter, if clever lobbyists hadn’t been able to nibble around its edges? Photograph: Bartlomiej Zborowski/EPA

Lobbyists do a very straightforward job. They try to influence legislators to do things, or not to do things, that affect the bottom line of the peopl(...)

Health officials in Britain have for the first time endorsed e-cigarettes, saying they are 95 per cent safer than tobacco equivalents and even suggest(...)

Canadian cigarette packaging. Photgraph: Getty Images

Three tobacco companies are to appeal a Canadian court ruling that awarded more than 15 billion Canadian dollars (€10.96 billion) in damages to Quebec(...)

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