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The Department of Health has laid out the three alternative options for MPs when they come to vote on the landmark smokefree legislation later this month.
Cancer Research UK scientists have married technology and biology to provide a potential test to detect early stage liver cancer.
An initial study of drugs routinely prescribed for arthritis has suggested that they may reduce the risks of developing breast cancer.
California, the state that pioneered workplace smokefree legislation, has ruled that tobacco smoke should be classified as a "toxic air pollutant".
Tobacco companies encouraged the hospitality industry to buy air filters as an alternative to smokefree legislation despite knowing them to be ineffective, the British...