Despite its negative effect on human health, chemical farming based on the use of pesticides and fertilisers is widespread. In volume terms, developing countries use these chemicals less than the

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UK tobacco companies will challenge a government report suggesting a ban on tobacco advertising

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The health ministry is in a dilemma on whether to impose a ban on chewing tobacco products