Now in the US if a passenger lights up during a flight, the purser may sue the manufacturer for "health problems" caused by passive smoking. The ruling, passed by a Miami judge, has triggered off a

The most powerful government in the world and the behemoth tobacco industry are waging a ding-dong battle over...well, cigarettes

The one good, vengeful thing that the Red Injuns gave to the West was a stinky, filthy, addictive, noxious wad of goo, which virtually made a reeking tabagie out of the English court. Over time, it

WITH TOBACCO generating nearly $196 million annually just for fourth-ranked Virginia, the effect of smoking on lungs abroad is best ignored. Thousands of jobs in Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky

About six million people employed in India's beedi industry risk developing cancer from handling tobacco leaves

THE JAPANESE who are among the heaviest smokers in the industrialised world -- 36 per cent of the over-18 population smoke -- are being lured away from tobacco by a programme that sets the yen as

The US is pushing its tobacco industry in Asian countries, despite stringent laws against smoking in several of these countries